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Medical Scientist Training Program hosts local middle school students

May. 20, 2019—Students from Vanderbilt’s Medical Scientist Training Program recently hosted on campus 160 fifth- and sixth-graders from LEAD Academy and Dickson County Schools to introduce them to physician-scientist careers through a series of interactive stations focused on science and medicine.

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My Southern Health: Measles, vaccines and protecting families

May. 17, 2019—Measles not only makes children feel really awful, but it can also have serious or possibly fatal complications. Joseph Gigante, M.D., a pediatrician at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, answers common questions about measles and the vaccine that can prevent it.

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‘Policy, Politics, Privilege’ focus of Summer Institute at Vanderbilt May 20–24

May. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative presents its second Summer institute May 20–24.

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Vanderbilt KidTalk seeking toddlers with language delays for research study

May. 17, 2019—Researchers with Vanderbilt KidTalk are looking for families willing to participate in a study looking at the effects of a language intervention for children 27-30 months with language delays.

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Vanderbilt neuroscientists, art museum collaborate on NEA-funded visual cognition research

May. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt neuroscientists Isabel Gauthier and Thomas Palmeri will collaborate with a Buffalo, New York, art gallery on a two-year project that recently earned a National Endowment for the Arts Research: Art Works program award.

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

May. 17, 2019—This week our favorite #vandygram goes to @oamyers for this shot from our Employee Appreciation Picnic! Vanderbilt treated its employees to food trucks, a craft fair, a baking contest and more at this year's gathering.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to build graduate housing development in Midtown

May. 17, 2019—The university will begin work later this year on its graduate and professional student housing village, starting with an approximately 600-bed project to be located on Broadway between Lyle and 20th avenues.

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Vanderbilt wins NASA’s 2019 Student Launch Competition, sixth in 7 years

May. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Aerospace Design Laboratory again has earned top honors in NASA’s National Student Launch Competition, the lab’s sixth national championship and second consecutive win in 12 years.

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New hub for Graduate School students and postdoctoral fellows in Alumni Hall

May. 16, 2019—Newly renovated space on the first floor of Alumni Hall is designed to become a robust hub for student life within the Graduate School community.

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West named associate vice chancellor for federal relations

May. 16, 2019—Christina West has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for federal relations in Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations.

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Sophomore earns Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

May. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt sophomore Rachel Strons has been selected as a SMART Scholar—which stands for Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation—by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Get moving with Health Plus Body Weight Exercise video

May. 16, 2019—Follow along with Health Plus’ Body Weight Exercise video to experience a quick, effective workout anywhere, anytime. No special clothes or equipment are required.

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