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Vshare, new e-mail limits allow easier online sharing of large files

ITS has launched a new online file sharing service to enable students, faculty and staff to more easily share large files such as photographs, presentations and videos and has expanded the size of attachments that can be sent via e-mail.

Proof playwright David Auburn to appear Jan. 28

Playwright David Auburn will participate in a Jan. 28 panel discussion about his play Proof, winner of a Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

February is full of singular, free events at Blair

Mark your calendar to attend these extraordinary events – most are free with no tickets needed – except where specifically noted.

CLAS and Nashville Symphony collaborate to benefit area teachers

Helping middle and high school students across Middle Tennessee develop a keen appreciation for Mexican history and arts is the goal of two teachers’ workshops co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Nashville Symphony.

Get discount on Tech Camp for kids 7-17 before Jan. 31

Students enroll in these fun and challenging, weeklong, day and residential summer camps, located at 60 universities — including Vanderbilt –  in the U.S. and Canada.

Blair Nightcap Series airs on WNPT-2 TV Feb. 1 and 20

The featured program is “Three by Three: Flute and Friends.” The pre-concert lecture is led by American composer Michael Kurek.

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*  This Week

Jan. 28: 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series/Panel Discussion – Kerry Kennedy, Moderator

Jan. 28: Great Performances at Vanderbilt – Guido’s Ear Featuring Aaron Brown

Jan. 29: Arts at VU – Film Presentation & Concert

Feb. 1: Poetry Reading by Richard Katrovas

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

Feb. 3: Thinking Out of the Lunch BoxVesna Pavlovic

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

Feb. 4-11: Blair Auditions, Concerts, Workshops, etc.

* Mark Your Calendars

Feb. 5: REC FEST Party

Feb. 10: “The Struggle for Women’s Equality in the Muslim World.Zainab Al-Suwaij

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Research Volunteers Needed for a Pre-eclampsia and Related Markers Study


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Center for Teaching offering seminars in February

Memorial planned for Henrietta Davis

Salsa with your sweetie Feb. 10

Save “Money, Money, Money” On Mamma Mia at TPAC

CRIME ALERT – Robbery at West End McDonald’s

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Featured Media

Watch: VUCast: Saving lives Lifeflight style

Saving lives Lifeflight style, and our experts hit national/international TV in record numbers.

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Tune in to VUCast, for audio and video of events happening around campus. You can also find VU podcasts on iTunes and VU videos on YouTube.

From the House Organ: Service and friendship, stitched together

Peg Riley, chatting with Janice Elliott and cutting out plastic tracheostomy collars, was enjoying friendships that began in the 1950s, with a 33-year interruption when she and her husband, Harris D. Riley Jr., M.D., moved to Oklahoma. No matter. When they returned to Nashville, her friends in the Sewing Club were still there.

She laughed when Bobbie Dunn, the treasurer, came by to collect the annual dues — $5.

From the VUMC Reporter: Zebrafish swim into drug development

By combining the tools of medicinal chemistry and zebrafish biology, a team of Vanderbilt investigators has identified compounds that may offer therapeutic leads for bone-related diseases and cancer.

The findings, reported in ACS Chemical Biology, support using zebrafish as a novel platform for drug development.

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