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Metro health director discusses healthy living efforts with Peabody class

Dr. Bill Paul, executive director of the Metro Nashville Health Department, said what’s really harming us is our unhealthy behavior, not lack of health care. Paul spoke to Professor Sharon Shields’ “Health Service Delivery to Diverse Populations” class and others in Mayborn Hall on Nov. 2.

Father of Liberation Theology visits Vanderbilt on 40th anniversary of movement Nov. 8

Liberation theology, which places a strong emphasis on Christian churches aiding the poor and oppressed through political and civic involvement, began in the 1960s in Latin America. Gutiérrez, a Roman Catholic theologian and Dominican priest, is widely considered to be the father of the movement.

Celebrate America Recycles Day with a mass paper shredding Nov. 12

If you have papers, magazines or books that need to be shredded and recycled, Friday, Nov. 12, is the day to do it.

Climate Connections Carnival and Green Unity Gala highlight Climate & Energy Week Nov. 8-11

The Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment and the German Embassy are sponsoring Climate & Energy Week , a student-led effort to promote solutions to our energy and climate change needs.

German researchers from Leipzig University to visit Vanderbilt

Researchers from Leipzig University in Germany will visit Vanderbilt Nov. 10-14 to deepen and expand collaboration between the two universities.

Sarratt Art Studios to present The Holiday Arts Festival

The Sarratt Art Studios will present The Holiday Arts Festival at Sarratt Gallery Dec. 2-12, 2010; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

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*  This Week

Nov. 9: International Lens Film Series – “The Man by the Shore” (L’Homme Sur Les Quais)

Nov. 10: “Democracy & Race” – David Kyuman Kim

Nov. 10: Vanderbilt Visiting Writers – Carl Phillips

Nov. 11: World Market Fair

Nov. 11: “Militarization and its Discontents” –  Dr. Catherine Lutz

Nov. 12: Celebration of life of Vanderbilt Law School professor Richard Nagareda

* Mark Your Calendars

Nov. 16: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to speak at Vanderbilt Law School

Nov. 16: Jimmy Gentry: An American Liberator

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Children’s Way closed between 24th and 25th Avenues Nov. 8-12

Premier Israeli archeologist to present two lectures Nov. 9 and 10

“Face It: You Can Look Younger: New Procedures in Dermatology” seminar Nov. 16

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer lecture Nov. 15

Flu Vaccines continue at VCH, TVC and more next week

Cash Flow Management Seminar presented by Work/Life Connections-EAP

Milner wins multicultural research award

Christmas Village tickets available

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Featured Media

Video: VUCast: Hand washing police go undercover

See how the hand washing police are keeping patients and staff members safe at Vanderbilt; a professor gets a spot on a new top 100 list; plus, how a mosquito’s heart led to a first place prize at an art contest.

Video: Health care reform in the community

Dr. Bill Paul, Metro Nashville’s director of public health, discusses “health care reform in the community” with the Healthcare Delivery Systems course taught by Sharon Shields, professor of the practice of health promotion and education.

Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections

Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann spoke about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture was sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

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