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    Bring young fan to upcoming basketball game, get free and discounted tickets

    Share Vanderbilt basketball with the next generation of Vanderbilt fans by participating in the Take A Kid To The Game promotion in conjunction with two Commodore basketball games this season. Take A Kid To The Game will allow fans to purchase a discounted adult ticket to a game and receive… Read More

    Dec 3, 2012

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    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution during holiday decorating

    Holiday lights and decorations bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering a host of tips to keep homes safe and prevent holiday-related injuries. Holiday home safety mishaps account for more than 12,000 emergency… Read More

    Dec 3, 2012

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Nominate medical faculty or staff for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

    Martin Luther King Jr. Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. The award is given to a faculty or staff member at the School of Medicine, School of Nursing or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who… Read More

    Nov 30, 2012

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    Get discount on ‘Catch Me,’ ‘Traces’ and ‘Cabaret’ at TPAC

    Vanderbilt employees can get a discount on tickets to “Catch Me If You Can” at TPAC.   Vanderbilt employees can receive discounted tickets to these upcoming shows at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Log on to the TPAC website, select your desired show title, and use… Read More

    Nov 30, 2012

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    Parents of children with disabilities sought for survey

    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Disabilities, Religion, and Spirituality Program is conducting a survey focusing on the strengths, spirituality, and well-being of young people with disabilities in Tennessee. Parents or caregivers of young people with an intellectual disability or autism (ages… Read More

    Nov 30, 2012

  • Blair School of Music

    Tuition lowered on Blair precollege and adult programs

    Blair School of Music (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) Tuition has been lowered on the spring semester precollege and adult course offerings at Blair School of Music. Read More

    Nov 30, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Half marathon training program begins in January

    Make your dream to run or walk the Country Music Half Marathon on April 27, 2013, a reality by joining Health Plus and Gilda’s Club of Nashville for a 16-week comprehensive training program. Read More

    Nov 30, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Steam test scheduled for Dec. 1

    Medical Center Drive (Vanderbilt University) From 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, a steam test will be conducted outside of The Vanderbilt Clinic near the construction area on Medical Center Drive. The test involves discharging steam to the atmosphere, which will create limited noise and a steam plume. Read More

    Nov 29, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Register now for MLK Weekend of Service

    Join students, staff and faculty from across the Vanderbilt campus by participating in a diverse array of community service projects during MLK Weekend, Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday, Jan. 19. Various group leaders will develop projects that address community needs and foster community engagement through service and action. Not… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nashville Promise Neighborhood informational meeting Dec. 7

    Learn how research is playing a central role in the development of Nashville Promise Neighborhood’s strategy to improve schools and communities. Kimberly Bess, assistant professor of human and organizational development at Vanderbilt, and Robin Veenstra-VanderWeele, director of Promise Neighborhood, will be presenters. The meeting is scheduled from… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

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    ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ screening benefits childhood cancer patients

    Scene from "It's a Wonderful Life" Attend a special screening of It’s a Wonderful Life Saturday, Dec. 1, and help children who are undergoing cancer treatment. The Wonderful Life Foundation is presenting its annual holiday event beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at War Memorial Auditorium. The event includes a… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Join Commodore football team for bowl announcement celebration

    Commodore fans are invited to join Head Coach James Franklin and his Vanderbilt student-athletes this Sunday on campus for the team’s bowl announcement celebration. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center located across 25th Avenue from Memorial Gym. Doors will open for the free… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

  • Frist Center for the Visual Arts

    Don’t miss these events at the Frist featuring Vanderbilt experts, performers

    Frist Center for the Visual Arts Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts featuring Vanderbilt experts and performers. Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. “Expressions in Space: The Performative Aspect of Carrie Mae Weems” Join Bridgette Kohnhorst, director of Great Performances at Vanderbilt and Sarratt Art Gallery, as she discusses the… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

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    Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival begins Nov. 29

    (image courtesy of Sarratt Art Studios) The 22nd Annual Sarratt Holiday Arts Festival, scheduled for Nov. 29–Dec. 7, will feature the work of 20 craft artists from the Middle Tennessee area. Handmade jewelry, pottery, leather purses, wood items for the kitchen, prints, photography and more will be available at affordable… Read More

    Nov 20, 2012

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    Take a holiday carriage ride and support Hillsboro-West End neighbors

    The Hillsboro-West End Neighborhood Association is sponsoring horse-drawn carriage rides Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2. See beautiful holiday lights as you ride in a horse-drawn carriage, clip-clopping through the historic Hillsboro-West End neighborhood. Tours include hot cider, refreshments, music, friendly and experienced horses and drivers, and warm… Read More

    Nov 20, 2012

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    NCS golf tournament raises $15,000 for Children’s Hospital

    L-r: Chris Lee, Carol Capps, Jeff Kimble and Luke Gregory. (Vanderbilt University) The Ninth Annual Network Computing Services Golf Tournament was held Sept. 27 at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn. This year’s event raised $15,000 to support pediatric cancer research. Jeff Kimble, director of Network Computing… Read More

    Nov 19, 2012

  • Karl Barth will be the topic of a Relevant Religion Series class Dec. 1.

    Vanderbilt Relevant Religion to examine impact of Karl Barth

    Vanderbilt University Divinity School will offer a three-hour community education class Dec. 1 on the life and beliefs of Karl Barth, one of the most influential Christian theologians of the 20th century. Read More

    Nov 19, 2012

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    Campus Dining and libraries modify hours over Thanksgiving

    (iStockphoto) Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 17-25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Residence halls close at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, and reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. Classes resume Monday, Nov. 26. Campus Dining locations and all Vanderbilt libraries will modify their hours… Read More

    Nov 15, 2012

  • Women's Basketball Head Coach Melanie Balcomb (Vanderbilt)

    A message from Coach Balcomb about the upcoming basketball season

    Coach Melanie Balcomb (Vanderbilt) Dear fellow Vanderbilt staff, I have been involved in the Vanderbilt community for more than a decade and have seen the amazing things we can do when we pull together. With that in mind, I would like to personally invite you and your family to… Read More

    Nov 14, 2012

  • Reed Omary (Vanderbilt University)

    Posters accepted until Dec. 1 for Surgery and Engineering Symposium

    Reed Omary (Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering (VISE) and the Department of Surgery Research Collaborative will host the first Vanderbilt Surgery and Engineering Symposium from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Light Hall, Room 202. Reed Omary,… Read More

    Nov 14, 2012