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Search committee named for chief human resource officer

Eleven university officials will lead the search for Vanderbilt’s next chief human resource officer, assisted by an executive search firm.

NBC pioneer Julian Goodman places papers at Vanderbilt

Goodman began at NBC as a correspondent in 1945 during the formative years of television news.

April grants announced

The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in April that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.

Video streaming capacity boosted with new technology

The necessity and demand for media streaming at Vanderbilt have grown so significantly in the past four years that Vanderbilt has chosen Polycom in a partnership to provide streaming media capture, management and delivery.

Rising senior killed in New Jersey

Marcus Kyle Craig died on Saturday, May 22, when he was struck by a passenger train in Sea Girt, New Jersey.

Kirkland Hall getting new roof

Beginning May 27, Plant Operations will begin replacing the roof on Kirkland Hall. The project is slated to take about six weeks to complete barring any bad weather.

Springer named fellow of Bush Institute

This group of researchers, scholars and reformers will contribute to the Bush Institute’s capacity to improve the effectiveness of the nation’s schools.

Lecture traces full-circle evolution of women in rock

Jen Gunderman, a senior lecturer at Blair School of Music, traced this evolution through slides and sound clips during her Senior Day lecture “Rocking Gender: Stereotype and Subversion Among Female Pop Musicians.”

Congratulations to grand prize winner Gail Hess

She attended the Vanderbilt Faculty and Staff Health Fair and is the lucky winner of the grand prize drawing for two $300 Southwest Airlines gift cards.

Farmer’s Market opens May 27

The 2010 market runs Thursdays, May 27 – Oct. 28, from 3 to 6 p.m.

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*  This Week

May 27: Health Care Challenges in Zambia

May 28: Employee Stroke Screening

May 31: Memorial Day – University holiday for Vanderbilt employees

May 31-Aug. 2: Summer Camps

June 3: Impacts and Aspects Exhibit Opening

* Mark Your Calendars

June 6: 27th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Telethon Broadcast

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Study on Children’s Attitudes Toward Their Peers with Hearing Aids


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Deadline for completion of disaster pay benefit verification request forms is May 30

Travel website training offered June 23

Special open house Saturday at Dyer to raise money for Radnor Lake

Psychotherapy for individuals with developmental disabilities

Buy balloon icon at Publix to benefit hospital

Summer Kindermusik classes at Blair taking registration

Zipcar summer savings: $50 free driving

Children’s Way to be closed for most of summer

Vanderbilt professor honored for outstanding literacy research

Chris Johnson Football Camps offers discount to VU employees

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Featured Media

Watch: How Parents and Their Young Children Learn to Talk to Each Other

Parents are children’s first language teachers and most children learn to speak and communicate during interaction with their parents.

Watch: Commencement 2010 student interviews

Vanderbilt interviewed graduating students about their time at the university; this video played at the beginning of the Commencement ceremony May 14, 2010.

Listen: VU undergrads present research on presidential appointments

Two Vanderbilt undergraduates had the rare opportunity to present their research findings on the influence of patronage on presidential appointments and government performance at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Conference.

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