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Flu/H1N1 Vaccine concept @ Home, Toronto - Ontario (Sept 26th, 2H1N1 vaccine offered to high risk faculty and staff

Effective Nov. 9, H1N1 vaccine will be available for Vanderbilt employees who are high risk for H1N1 influenza as defined by the Centers for Disease Control.

Pedestrian SafetyTime change brings increased focus on pedestrian safety

According to VUPD, 69 traffic accidents involving pedestrians have occurred on streets adjacent to campus since 2006

ReidJournalist T.R. Reid talks rescuing health care Nov. 13

Reid’s talk, “Rescuing our Bankrupt Health Care System: Looking for Answers Around the World,” will be held in the Board of Trust Room at the Student Life Center.

Film festivalJewish Film Festival Nov. 7-12

Films of art, drama, romance, comedy, animation, Jewish history, and even baseball and sumo wrestling, are among those selected.

fly fishingCheck out flyfishing slide show in online Vanderbilt View

Commencement activities coordinator Mary Kerske is the focus of the Vanderbilt View’s November “The Last Word” profile.

BollywoodSpotlight on India week of Nov. 9-15 featuring free events

A number of events – most of them free – taking place this week celebrate India and its culture.

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*  This Week

Nov. 9: Capital Punishment Debate

Nov. 10: VU Men’s Basketball vs. Alabama-Huntsville

Nov. 11: Rec Center Veteran’s Appreciation Day

Nov. 12: Salute to Our Veterans

Nov. 13: “The Marriage of Figaro” Performance at Blair

Nov. 14: VU Football vs. Kentucky & Annual “Coats for the Counties” Project (drop off coats the week of the game at the McGugin Center Ticket Office)

* Mark Your Calendars

Nov. 16: Jane Landers: “The Material Culture of Maroons: Case Studies from 17th-Century Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico”

Nov. 16: Dramatic Reading: “Young Messiahs Fly” – Frank E. Dobson, Jr. (Off Campus)

Nov. 17: Take Back the Night

Nov. 18: Exercise Motivation Workshop Starts

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

At risk for Alzheimer’s disease?

Healthy Adults Needed for Weight Loss Study

Research study for adults age 18 and older with Neurological Diseases or Syndromes

Looking for adults for obesity and high blood pressure study

Adult Volunteers Needed for Asthma Research Study

Depression Research Study


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Closing of Jess Neely Nov. 13-14

New Health and Wellness Podcast: Can you hear me now?

Sherrie Flick to read from recent work Nov. 12

Expert on sustainable development to speak Nov. 13

Free disability orientation sessions offered Nov. 14

Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 16

more announcements »

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Watch: VUCast: A feel good football story and healthy walking, Vandy style

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Watch: Critical Care Tower ribbon cutting

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Watch: Challenges for America: Telling the Story of Exploration

people's past

Watch: “A People’s Past Continues to Be Living History”

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