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Nursing School event gives sneak peek into PBS’ ‘Midwife’

Sep. 14, 2012—“Call the Midwife,” a British drama about the lives of midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s, will have a free preview showing of an episode at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

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Carmaker’s gift boosts childhood cancer research

Sep. 13, 2012—Patrick Grohar, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded a $250,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant last week for his research into potential drug therapies for Ewing sarcoma, a cancer of the bone. Hyundai’s most recent donation to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the largest one-time grant the company has given to a pediatric cancer researcher...

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Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group presents ‘Transitions of Care’

Sep. 11, 2012—Gretchen Geagan of Life-Links Geriatric Care Management will present “Transitions of Care” on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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‘Duties of Care, Rights of Conscience’ subject of medical lecture

Sep. 11, 2012—R. Alta Charo, the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Law School and a member of the Institute of Medicine, will discuss “Duties of Care, Rights of Conscience” at noon Friday, Sept. 21, in Light Hall, Room 208.

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Google Research Award goes to engineering team

Sep. 7, 2012—A novel approach to improve location information to centimeter scale accuracy using the global positioning system has earned a Google Research Award for an engineering professor and his team.

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New data mining benefits learning science, earns award

Sep. 6, 2012—A new exploratory data mining technique for identifying important student learning behaviors and strategies is grabbing entrepreneurial interest and kudos from the international community.

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Registration fairs for diabetes walks are this Thursday and Friday

Sep. 5, 2012—Want to register early for this year’s diabetes walks? Register, pick up your T-shirt and grab a snack all at one time at our two registration fairs Sept. 6 and 7. For more visit the Diabetes fair online.

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Duke medical and divinity professor to speak on palliative care

Sep. 5, 2012—Richard Payne, the Esther Colliflower director of the Duke University Institute on Care at the End of Life and professor of medicine and divinity at Duke Divinity School, will talk about “The Imperative of Palliative Care: Meeting the Triple Aim for Quality Care for the Seriously Ill” on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 3:30 p.m.

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Join us at the 2012 diabetes walks

Aug. 31, 2012—Registration is now open for the 2012 Walk To Cure Diabetes. Join the Vanderbilt team,

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Tonight’s game will affect traffic and parking

Aug. 30, 2012—Traffic in and around campus, as well as parking availability, will be affected by tonight’s big football home opener against South Carolina.

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Patient-centered medical homes and quality of care subject of lecture

Aug. 28, 2012—Patient-centered medical homes and quality of care will be the subject of a Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group lunchtime lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

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Hornberger named chair of Civil Engineering, three others join faculty

Aug. 23, 2012—The School of Engineering has announced the appointments of a new department chair and three new faculty members.

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