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Flu shotUpdate on seasonal and H1N1 flu shots

The regular seasonal flu shot and the H1N1 nasal spray vaccination are available now at the H1N1 Vaccine clinic and Occupational Health has received its first shipment of the injectable H1N1 vaccine.

data pipelineDigitalVU this week: Social media, data center tours and more

DigitalVU, Vanderbilt’s month of technology seminars, continues this week with six sessions on a variety of technology topics.

Tree giftCelebrate Campus Sustainability Day Oct. 20

Vanderbilt will celebrate national Campus Sustainability Day Tuesday, Oct. 20, with a number of activities

LrngCntr_2159-1New training management system implemented

VUMC is rolling out Learning Exchange, an internal, Web-based system to deliver, track and manage all employee training.

Hillsboro VillageHillsboro-West End home tour is Oct. 24

The Neighborhood Association hosts “There’s No Place Like Home” tour PLUS on Saturday, Oct. 24, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Cat in the Hat 2009 smCat in the Hat now a fixture at hospital

The jaunty statue is a gift from the family and friends of the late Monroe Carell Jr., the philanthropist and business magnate for whom the hospital is named.

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*  This Week

Oct. 20: “The Idea of a University: The Wisdom of John Henry Cardinal Newman.” Monsignor Vince Krische

Oct. 21: Stress & Worry Management Class Starts

Oct. 22: Special Lectures – Emily Hecht & Betsy Nabel

Oct. 24: CTP Leadership Workshop – Kevin Spear

* Mark Your Calendars

Oct. 25: “What’s in a Name?: Michelangelo’s Signatures.” Carol Smith

Oct. 26: “Shifts in the Landscape of American Religion.” Barry Kosmin

Oct. 27: “The Federal Outlook for Energy Research and Sustainability”

Oct. 27: “Avoiding the Evils of Eugenics in a Genomic Age.” Professor Ellen Clayton

Oct. 28: 20th Annual Vanderbilt University Wellness Bash

Oct. 28: “On Shifting Away from Training Toward Education.”  Dr. Woodie Flowers

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‘Challenges in Controlling the HIV Epidemic’ free webinar Oct. 19

Identity theft seminar Oct. 21

Oct. 29 Predators game to Children’s Hospital

Check out new On Their Way site

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Featured Media

VUCAST101609Video: VUCast: Tour the new Fine Arts Gallery and why are these people juggling?

explore americaVideo: “The Adventure of Exploration in America”

sitter service 2Podcast: All About The Vanderbilt Sitter Service

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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.

VUMC Reporter:

Interactive program tackles myths surrounding cancer clinical trials

JeopardyA group of Vanderbilt cancer survivors and researchers is using the “Jeopardy!” game show format to skewer myths about cancer clinical trials.

Patient Research Advocate Lee presented 10 common myths about cancer research and clinical trials and encouraged nearly 50 audience participants to vote on possible answers electronically. Videotaped answers from Vanderbilt cancer experts were used to debunk the myths and provide factual information

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