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    Weight Watchers at Work begins March 27

    (Image courtesy of Weight Watchers) A new 10-week session of Weight Watchers at Work starts Wednesday, March 27, at the Student Life Center. The difference between At Work meetings and traditional Weight Watchers meetings is that all costs are paid in sessions. This means that everything is paid at… Read More

    Mar 22, 2013

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    Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa to speak at Vanderbilt April 11

    Justice Edwin Cameron, the first senior South African official to publicly disclose his diagnosis of HIV, will discuss “South Africa’s Constitutional Transition and AIDS: A Personal Account” during an April 11 Chancellor's Lecture Series event at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 22, 2013

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    Future of black church focus of Vanderbilt Divinity conference

    Prominent scholars will explore the current and future impact of the black church during a time of deep divisions in race, culture and religion at a Vanderbilt Divinity School conference April 3-5. Read More

    Mar 22, 2013

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    Register children now for Sarratt Youth Art Institute

    Registration is under way for this summer’s Sarratt Youth Art Institute at Vanderbilt. The program, for children ages 5–16, was voted “Best of Nashville 2012” by readers of the Nashville Scene. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of studio art activities and mediums, including clay, fused… Read More

    Mar 20, 2013

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    Workshop for people who stutter April 6

    (image courtesy of Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center) The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is hosting a one-day course for children who stutter and their families. Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and The Stuttering Foundation, the… Read More

    Mar 20, 2013

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    Apply online for free Entrepreneur Boot Camp

    (image courtesy of Vanderbilt CTTC) The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization at Vanderbilt will host an Entrepreneur Boot Camp from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center. Vanderbilt faculty, staff, graduate students, professional students and post-docs are invited to attend… Read More

    Mar 20, 2013

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    Divinity student’s sermon inspires title of new book by Academy of Preachers

    The Academy of Preachers has selected "Uncommon Sense," the title of a sermon written by Vanderbilt University Divinity Student Adam F. Graham, as the name of its latest book, Uncommon Sense. The publication celebrates sermons of the millennial generation. Read More

    Mar 19, 2013

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    Three days of activities will examine Russian punk protest group

    A Russian protest group whose videos have been banned in their home country while two of their members are imprisoned will be the topic of a symposium that includes a film screening, coffee house evening and roundtable discussion April 1-3 at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 18, 2013

  • Lunch and Learn: Elder care concierge service

    Lunch and Learn: Elder care concierge service

    The Anchors Group is a community-powered concierge service that provides affordable solutions for aging independently. Learn more at the upcoming installment of the Boomers, Elders and More series. Ladawna Parham and Korey Kemper with The Anchors Group will speak on the service and how it would benefit… Read More

    Mar 15, 2013

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    Discount offered for ‘Romeo & Juliet’ ballet

    TPAC is offering a special opportunity for the Vanderbilt community to see the Nashville Ballet’s presentation of Romeo & Juliet. Romeo & Juliet tells the ultimate story of love through emotionally laden choreography, action-packed fight scenes and theatrical performances.

 Grand production elements and period costumes help tell Shakespeare’s… Read More

    Mar 15, 2013

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    Free information session on navigating Medicare March 21

    Confused about Medicare and your health insurance options? You’re not alone! Join Human Resources for a free information session on Thursday, March 21. Read More

    Mar 15, 2013

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    Video: Author Rob Bell: ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About God’

    Tune in to the Vanderbilt website at 7 p.m. to watch live streaming video of Rob Bell, author and founding pastor and pastor emeritus of Mars Hill Bible Church, discuss his new book "What We Talk About When We Talk About God." Read More

    Mar 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt Divinity Black Women Spirituality Lecture

    Black women’s spirituality among topics of Vanderbilt lecture

    The Rev. Monica A. Coleman, scholar and inspirational speaker with a strong commitment to connecting faith and social justice, will deliver the 2013 Antoinette Brown Lecture March 21 at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Read More

    Mar 13, 2013

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    Rites of Spring lineup announced

    Vanderbilt's Rites of Spring Music Festival, scheduled for April 19-20, will feature headliners NEEDTOBREATHE and Rusko as well as Miguel, Mat Kearney, Baauer, Juvenile, The Apache Relay and Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 15. Read More

    Mar 12, 2013

  • Peabody Research Office wins Telly Awards

    Peabody Research Office wins Telly Awards

    Lyle Jackson, media content producer for Peabody Research Office in the Dean's Office of External Relations, received notification that he has won three Telly Awards for his video works created on behalf of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development. Read More

    Mar 12, 2013

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    Volunteers still needed for Commencement 2013

    Vanderbilt is gearing up for Commencement 2013 and needs volunteers to help with the three-day celebration for graduates and their families. Read More

    Mar 11, 2013

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    Dayani Center launches eight-week boot camp

    (iStockphoto) The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness is offering an eight-week outdoor boot camp. Boot camp is a high-intensity class featuring cardio drills and strength training exercises, which include, but are not limited to, running, jumping, stair climbing, push-ups, sit-ups, lunges, squats and more. All fitness… Read More

    Mar 11, 2013

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    Custom-designed Vanderbilt shirts, promotional items available through bookstore

    (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt has announced a new custom design tool to create Vanderbilt shirts, business accessories, gifts and other promotional items. Visit www.vandypromos.com to see a full selection. Use the custom design tool to add approved Vanderbilt logos, then add text and artwork… Read More

    Mar 11, 2013

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    iOS upgrade 6.1.2 addresses calendar and network bugs

    (iStock Photo) Apple recently released iOS upgrade 6.1.2 that addresses a calendar bug that causes increased network activity (over-polling of email and calendar) for devices (iPhone, iPad) that access Exchange servers. Vanderbilt email for faculty, staff and graduate students runs on Exchange servers. ITS requests that all faculty, staff and… Read More

    Mar 11, 2013

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    Conference for adults with siblings with disabilities April 5-6

    The 2013 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters conference will be held April 5-6 at the Holiday Inn-Vanderbilt, located at 2613 West End Ave. in Nashville. The conference is open to adult siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability, siblings-in-law, cousins and professionals interested in sibling issues. Read More

    Mar 11, 2013