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    Next session of SAVY begins Feb. 9

    Teacher Jamie Teasley and students Ella Martin and Ellica Granath work on projects during SAVY, a Saturday morning academy hosted by Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt. (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt University) The Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young, a dynamic, fast-paced curriculum experience for qualifying gifted children… Read More

    Nov 1, 2012

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    CampVandy Holiday Camp registration opens Nov. 19

    Climbing wall at Student Recreation Center (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) During the holiday season, the Vanderbilt Student Recreation Center’s CampVandy will offer seven fun-filled days of Winter Camp with themes such as “Candy Land” and “Glacier Games.” You may purchase the seven-day package (Dec. 20, 21, 27 and 28,… Read More

    Nov 1, 2012

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    Basketball season begins this week, discounted season tickets available

    (Vanderbilt University / Steve Green) The Commodore men’s and women’s basketball teams will open their seasons with a pair of exhibition games this week. On Friday, the men’s team will take on St. Xavier at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the women’s team will face off with Alabama-Huntsville at… Read More

    Oct 29, 2012

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    Special notice for prospective students impacted by Hurricane Sandy

    Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions released this message to prospective students: “The Admissions Office at Vanderbilt understands that many of you on the East Coast are being impacted by Hurricane Sandy. We understand that you may have difficulty submitting the Common Application or acquiring required… Read More

    Oct 29, 2012

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    Mets pitcher, ‘Nashville’ star featured at Books from Birth benefit Nov. 2

    Local literacy lovers will gather at the Loveless Barn Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. for Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee’s annual fundraising event, The Happily Ever After Party. R.A. Dickey (image courtesy of New York Mets) New York Mets pitcher… Read More

    Oct 26, 2012

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    Health Plus Senior Leader Walk Nov. 6

    (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt University) Mark you calendar for the Senior Leader Walk on Nov. 6. This annual event gives faculty and staff the opportunity to join with members of Vanderbilt’s senior leadership for campus walks beginning at five locations and ending at Health Plus. The Senior Leader Walk… Read More

    Oct 26, 2012

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    Know Your Numbers, Go for the Gold help offered Oct. 29, 31

    Health Plus will host Know Your Numbers stations on Oct. 29 and 31 to help faculty and staff complete their Go for the Gold by the Oct. 31 deadline. At the stations, weight, blood pressure and body mass index will be… Read More

    Oct 26, 2012

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    No changes allowed to ePassword Nov. 1–5 during AccessVU release

    (iStockPhotography) Information Technology Services and the Vanderbilt Identity Services team will release AccessVU, an extensive upgrade to Vanderbilt’s Identity Management system, on Nov. 5. As a result, from 5 p.m. Nov. 1, until 6 a.m. Nov. 5, ePassword and all identity management services will be offline. Staff and… Read More

    Oct 26, 2012

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    Belk offers staff/faculty discount Nov. 11

    Belk Cool Springs and Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt invite Vanderbilt employees to a special Vanderbilt day at Belk in Cool Springs Galleria on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Attendees will receive a 20 percent discount on purchases within the Belk… Read More

    Oct 25, 2012

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    Trick-or-treat with Greeks and student-athletes Oct. 31

    Vanderbilt’s fraternities and sororities and the Student Athlete Advisory Council invite your family to trick-or-treat with the Greeks and student-athletes from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Come to Vanderbilt’s Greek area (Kensington Place and 24th Avenue South) for free candy, games, activities and photos. Parking will… Read More

    Oct 25, 2012

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    This Halloween, slay energy vampires

    Curious as to whether your electronics are vampires? Look for a glowing light that remains on even when you power off the device. A silent menace may be lurking around your Vanderbilt office or home. “Energy vampires,” electronic devices that slowly suck energy when they are turned off but… Read More

    Oct 25, 2012

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    Buy tickets to Christmas Village at Commodore Concierge

    The Commodore Concierge now has Christmas Village tickets on sale for $8 (they are $10 at the door), payable by check only to Christmas Village. Christmas Village is scheduled for Nov. 9–11 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. More than 250 merchants and 25,000… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

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    Credit Union back in Oxford House after renovation

    The Vanderbilt University Credit Union will move back to its redesigned and renovated offices in the Oxford House, opening for business on Monday, Nov. 5. Since the renovation of the Oxford House space began in June, the Credit Union has been in temporary quarters on Vanderbilt Place. Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

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    Those keeping same benefits for 2013 still need to enroll

    Open Enrollment is your opportunity to elect the coverage that suits your needs for 2013. Like last year, this is an active enrollment, meaning all benefits-eligible employees need to enroll. Even if you plan to keep your same benefits, you still need to enroll to ensure you get the… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

  • ‘Dark Matter’ and ‘Slow No Dust’ to open at Space 204

    "Green River #2" by Nicole Lavelle Dark Matter, a science fiction-inspired group show of photography by art collective Lakes Were Rivers, and Slow No Dust, an exhibition of photographic prints and collages by Portland, Ore.-based artist Nicole Lavelle, will be on view Nov. 1–30 at Space 204… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

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    Get training to be a storm spotter Nov. 5

    Vanderbilt will host a SKYWARN storm spotter training session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. The session is open to all faculty, staff, students and members of the local community. It will be held in Room 103 of Wilson Hall, located at 111 21st Ave. S. SKYWARN… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

  • Open Enrollment, your opportunity to elect benefits for 2013, is scheduled for Oct. 17-31.

    Mark your calendar for the Senior Leader Walk Nov. 6

    Join us for our annual Senior Leader Walk. Members of Vanderbilt’s senior leadership will join with staff and faculty for a walk around campus. We will offer multiple walking routes, healthy snacks, music and fun times for all. Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

  • German professor to discuss ‘Bertolt Brecht and Expressionism’ at the Frist

    "Winter Landscape in Moonlight" by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1919. Oil on canvas. (Detroit Institute of Arts) Peggy Setje-Eilers, assistant professor of German at Vanderbilt, will discuss “Bertolt Brecht and Expressionism” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Frist Center for the Visual… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

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    Plan your weekend around these Homecoming events

    Vanderbilt’s Homecoming activities unite students, alumni and the greater Nashville community under the umbrella of pride and excitement for Vanderbilt University. Annual events include spirit activities such as the float-building competition, block party and Commodore Cup competition. There are also opportunities to participate in service activities. One highlight of Homecoming… Read More

    Oct 22, 2012

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    Compete for ‘Greenest Group on Campus’ title, win VIP tailgate at football game

    All groups, teams, departments and campus organizations are invited to compete to be the “greenest group on campus.” To enter, a group captain, leader or representative must complete the competition survey. Read More

    Oct 22, 2012