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BoTBoard of Trust holds annual fall meeting

The agenda included committee meetings about the medical center, investments, 100 Oaks, academic programs and student life and athletics.

VUlogocolorBCBS of TN replaces EOBs with monthly statements, launches Web portal, issues new ID cards

Employees enrolled in the Advantage P option of the Vanderbilt Health Plan now receive a monthly claims statement that sums up benefits paid by Vanderbilt on your behalf.

mammogramScreening mammogram controversy: Vanderbilt response

Read Q&A with Dr. Ingrid Meszoely, clinical director of the Vanderbilt Breast Center, and Dr. John Huff, chief of breast imaging at Vanderbilt.

Camilla Benbow head shotBenbow wins national award for work with gifted children

Benbow was selected for her record of accomplishments in the field of gifted education and contributions to the national landscape.

Go for the Gold logoGo for the Gold deadline Nov. 30

Log in to the new Health and Wellness Information Portal to check your Go for the Gold completion status

Womens BasketballFree Thanksgiving basketball

The women’s basketball team hosts its annual free Thanksgiving Tournament Nov. 27-28.

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*  This Week

Nov. 24: “The Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis” (Off Campus)

Dec. 1: Exercise Motivation – FREE Orientation Session

Dec. 1: Nashville World AIDS Day (Off Campus)

Dec. 1-15: Blair Events

Dec. 2: Nurse Residency Program Town Hall Meeting

Dec. 2: VU Men’s Basketball vs. Missouri

Dec. 2: International Lens Film Series: “Jesus of Montreal (Jesus de Montreal)”

Dec. 3: Faculty and Staff Holiday Events

Dec. 3: International Lens Film Series: “Silent Light – (Stellet licht)”

* Mark Your Calendars

Dec. 7: Samuel Kline Cohn: “The Renaissance Attachment to Things: Material Culture in Last Wills and Testaments”

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Navigation in Virtual Environments Research Study

Endometriosis Research Study

Funds Available for Diabetes Research

Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Research Study


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New express bus available for employees in Clarksville

All employees now receive discounted bus fares from Gallatin/Hendersonville, Murfreesboro/Smyrna and new route from Clarksville

USAC blood drive Nov. 30 needs you

All forms must be ordered via eProcurement effective Dec. 1

Donate to help sick children at Blockbuster

Cooil part of winning team for best practitioner presentation

Murry named to board

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Featured Media


Watch: VUCast Thanksgiving Style

Shopping tips to remember, a sneak peak at the 11-story critical care tower and basketball tryouts Travis-style

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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 House Organ: 2009 Medical Center Staff Advisory Council Grants

retirement counselingEach year, projects and activities at the Medical Center compete for funding. A look at the MCSAC grants for this year.

‘Dores to test their mettle with wooden bats

baseballMetal or wood? For many college baseball fans, the question alone strikes a nerve that could lead to hours of debate. The argument for or against the type of bat used in college baseball has raged on for years and will likely continue for the foreseeable future.

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