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Navitus logoChanges to the prescription drug benefit for faculty and staff

The new pharmacy benefit manager, Navitus Health Solutions, will begin processing prescription drug claims on Jan. 1, 2010.

Aids DayFrist speaks at Vanderbilt Dec. 1 to commemorate World AIDS Day

Frist will talk about “Celebrating Life, Mourning Death: Continuing the Fight Against Global AIDS.”

VUDirectory2009Alphabetizing glitch in new Vanderbilt Directory

Because of environmental concerns and prohibitive reprint costs, the directory will not be reprinted.

pillsNew drug testing technology being developed

A Vanderbilt research team is developing a new drug detection technology that will look for drug use in white blood cells.

Computer smallKeep your VUnetID for life

Keeping a Vanderbilt digital identity makes it easier to stay connected  and access key resources after employees leave.

ReyclingVU sponsoring Holiday Recyclathon for clothing Nov. 16-Dec. 16

Specially labeled bins will be located at the Sarratt Student Center and the Commons Center to collect gently used clothing and household linen items.

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*  This Week

Nov. 16-20:  International Education Week Events

Nov. 17: Rock Band Developer to Speak, Followed by Rock Band Competition

Nov. 17: Take Back the Night

Nov. 17: Vanderbilt Steel Drum Ensembles

Nov. 18: Blair Faculty Recital – “An Evening of Jazz”

Nov. 19: International Lens Film Series – “Tokyo Drifter (Tokyo nagaremono)”

Nov. 20: VU Women’s Basketball vs. UC Riverside

Nov. 21-29: Thanksgiving Holidays in Most Schools Except Medicine

* Mark Your Calendars

Nov. 27-28: Women’s Basketball Thanksgiving Tournament

Dec. 3: Faculty and Staff Holiday Events

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

CMV Vaccine Study: Healthy Adolescent Females age 12-17 Needed


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Board of Trust meets Nov. 19-20

Unique story of wrongful conviction and redemption topic of Nov. 18 lecture

Health Plus presents the Life Phase Series: Healthy Holidays Made Simple Nov. 19

Babies and You Prenatal Education Class: Postpartum Care Nov. 19

Balancing on the Financial Edge? Work/Life Connections helps you get control

Dickinson guest speaker at international child development conference

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Featured Media


Watch: VUCast: Are you yelling at me? And, he likes us, he really likes us

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Watch: “The Living Dead: Ancient Ancestors and Mummies in the Pre-Incan Andes”

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VUMC Reporter: Nursing School turns phones into learning aids

VUSN smart phonesVUSN is one of the first in the nation to use a new application that transforms wireless devices into classroom response devices for enhanced learning.

VUSN faculty have been using the new tool to help with taking attendance, administering tests and quizzes, asking opinion questions and encouraging anonymous feedback.

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