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New Web site features Vanderbilt on Twitter

A new Web site aims to help members of the Vanderbilt community by gathering all official Vanderbilt tweets into one place.

Haiti: What we’ve accomplished; what you can still do

The Mannafit dinner raised $2,500 for Haiti, and Commodore fans collected more than 3,000 pairs of shoes for Soles 4 Souls.

Sandberg to lead anesthesiology

Dr. Warren Sandberg, associate professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, will become chair of anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective in April.

Peabody launches new research office

The Peabody Research Office integrates several previously distinct entities – the Learning Sciences Institute, Office of Research Enhancement and Office of Research Compliance – into a single entity.

February ‘Art After Hours’ features work from associate provost and world-renown alum

Associate Provost Lucius Outlaw will exhibit photographs of the Nashville Freedom Riders and the Obama Inauguration.

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*  This Week

Feb. 1: Opening Reception – Afro-Latin American Art Exhibit Faces in the City: Afro-Latin America

Feb. 2: Summer Camp Fair at Vanderbilt Children’s Theatre

Feb. 2 and 3: International Lens Film Series – “Three Monkeys” and “24 City”

Feb. 3: Service of Remembrance and Hope for the People of Haiti

Feb. 3: Thinking Out of the Lunch Box – Vesna Pavlovic

Feb. 4: Residential Education’s Annual Black History Month Soiree

Feb. 5: REC FEST Party

Feb. 6, 7 and 9: Events with Leon Fleisher at Blair

* Mark Your Calendars

Feb. 7: VUCSSA 2010 Chinese New Year Party

Feb. 12-14: V-Day Vanderbilt 2010: “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer”

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Research on Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Research Study on Sweating Looking for Men and Women Volunteers


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Save 50 percent at tayst with VU ID

Vanderbilt weekend program for gifted youth now taking applications

Customer service and front line training series offered Feb. 4

Save the date: Research supplier expo March 10

New Health and Wellness Wellcast: I Can See Clearly Now

Thank you for making the 2009 Partnering with Vanderbilt Parents Program a huge success

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Featured Media

Watch: VUCast: Have you ever tried eating on $16 a week?

Have you ever tried eating on $16 a week? You will be surprised who was given that challenge in our latest VUCast for Jan. 29, 2010.

Listen: Professor’s year in Baghdad leads to unique course about the war in Iraq

Last fall Vanderbilt students had the rare opportunity in an interdisciplinary class called “The War in Iraq” to take an in-depth look at the facts on the ground in Iraq between 2003 and the present. Humanities 161 was co-taught by political scientist Katherine Carroll and Mike Newton, professor of the practice of law.

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