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  • Vanderbilt University

    Lecture in surgical history to feature Tarpley

    The H. William Scott Jr. Society and Vanderbilt University Medical Alumni Affairs present the lecture in surgical history, as part of the 2012 Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Reunion, Oct. 25… Read More

    Oct 18, 2012

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    Short-term disability requirements waived during Open Enrollment

    (iStockphoto) Short-term disability insurance (STDi) coverage provides income protection when you are unable to work for a short time period due to a covered injury or illness. In the past, employees may have been discouraged by the insurer’s requirement that new enrollees submit health information. This year, Vanderbilt has… Read More

    Oct 17, 2012

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    Early voting now open in Davidson County

    (iStockphoto) Early voting in Davidson County is now open through Thursday, Nov. 1, at designated times and locations. You must be registered in Davidson County and present a photo ID to vote. Election Day 2012 is Tuesday, Nov. 6. View a sample ballot. Locations Belle Meade City… Read More

    Oct 17, 2012

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    Flulapalooza concludes Oct. 18

    (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers can be part of a mass flu vaccination during Flulapalooza 2, which wraps up Thursday, Oct. 18. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., flu shots will be given at the large tent erected between Light… Read More

    Oct 17, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VanDIY: Talking with your children and teens about sexuality

    (iStockphoto) VanDIY will present “Beyond the Birds and the Bees: How to Talk With Your Children and Teens About Sexuality” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Student Life Center, lower level rooms 1 and 2. At some point, parents will face a time… Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Homecoming game will be televised on Fox Sports Network

    Vanderbilt’s homecoming match-up with Massachusetts on Oct. 27 will be televised on the Fox Sports Network. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. The game will be the first ever between the schools. Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Volunteers needed for Race for the Cure and Healthy Living Expo

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure is seeking volunteers to help with various tasks from 5 to 11 a.m. on race day, Saturday, Oct. 27. The Komen Race for the Cure will be held at Maryland Farms in Brentwood. To volunteer, contact 2012racevolunteers@gmail.com. In addition, volunteers are needed… Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Trick-or-treat with the 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. Come to Vanderbilt’s Greek area (Kensington Place and 24th Avenue South) for free candy, games, activities and photos. Parking will be… Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

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    Holiday cards and gifts benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

    (Images courtesy of Friends of Children's Hospital) Brightly colored snowmen, two turtle doves and an artistic reindeer are among the designs created by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt patients and their siblings as part of this year’s Holiday Project, coordinated by Friends of Children’s Hospital. Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Concussion summit hosted Oct. 24

    (iStock photo) The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is hosting a summit Oct. 24 for Vanderbilt clinicians and researchers involved in concussion care or research within the University or Medical Center. Read More

    Oct 12, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    THATCamp to focus on humanities, technology Nov. 2-3

    The Center for Second Language Studies, the Center for Teaching, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy, and Warren Center’s Digital Humanities Seminar are pleased to announce the inaugural THATCamp Vanderbilt University on Nov. 2-3, 2012. Read More

    Oct 12, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    EDUCAUSE conference streamed live, Nov. 6-9

    The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier gathering for higher education IT professionals. It provides content and exploration of today’s toughest technology issues facing campuses around the world, and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community. When colleagues from around the world converge with… Read More

    Oct 11, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Pitch in at the EPA Gameday Challenge Oct. 20

    This month dozens of colleges across the country will participate in the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 Game Day Challenge. This is Vanderbilt’s third year in a row taking the challenge. Last year, participating schools diverted nearly half a million pounds of waste from local landfills, and Vanderbilt ranked in the Top 10… Read More

    Oct 11, 2012

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    Dillehay elected to Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees

    Tom Dillehay (Vanderbilt) Tom Dillehay, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Vanderbilt, is among three new trustees elected to the Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees, effective Feb. 23, 2013. The new board members were elected to four-year terms during the trustees’ fall meeting Sept. 29. Dillehay… Read More

    Oct 11, 2012

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    Additional volunteers needed for Flulapalooza Oct. 17 and 18

    (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) Additional volunteers are needed Oct. 17 and 18 to assist with this year’s Flulapalooza, where Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers can quickly receive their flu vaccination during a mass flu vaccination plan. While exempt employees are encouraged to participate as volunteers, non-exempt… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

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    National Coming Out Week events scheduled Oct. 11-18

    Every year the LGBTQI Life staff plans and coordinates National Coming Out Week, a week-long celebration of LGBTQI individuals and history. This event helps to show our LGBTQI students, faculty, and staff the acceptance and support that we know is part of our Vanderbilt Community. This year National Coming Out… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

  • Paul Lambert

    SNHL in children subject of Glasscock Lecture

    Paul Lambert Paul Lambert, professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of South Carolina, will speak about “Evaluation of the Child With Sensorineural Hearing Loss” at 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The talk will be in Room 8380 of Medical Center East’s South Tower at… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

  • ‘Long Story Bit by Bit’ opens Oct. 12

    "Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington" will be on view at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery Oct. 12-Dec.6. (photo by Tim Hetherington) Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and will… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

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    Women’s soccer ‘pink out’ game is Oct. 12

    (iStockphoto) Friday, Oct. 12, has been designated “Taking a Kick at Breast Cancer Night” by the Vanderbilt women’s soccer team. Fans that show up dressed in pink will get free admission to the home game against Ole Miss. The Commodores, led by coach Derek Greene, chose this event… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Services for adults and seniors with physical disabilities topic of lecture

    Home and community-based services for adults and seniors with physical disabilities will be the topic of a Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Group lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. The lecture will be held in Medical Center East, South Tower, Room 8380B. Read More

    Oct 10, 2012