May. 19, 2011—A series of events to be held in June will allow members of the Vanderbilt community to donate blood and register for bone marrow and organ donor registries.
May. 19, 2011—The Vanderbilt Breast Center invites cancer patients to a free counseling session designed to help women cope with the hair loss and skin changes caused by cancer treatment.
May. 19, 2011—Periodic cicadas, like those currently emerging in Middle Tennessee, play an important role in the local ecosystem.
May. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt engineer Sharon Weiss will be a member of the 2012-2013 Defense Science Study Group, which introduces selected scientists and engineering professors to and engages them in national security issues.
May. 18, 2011—Thirteen faculty members named this year to endowed chairs in the School of Medicine and College of Arts and Science were honored for outstanding academic achievements. The May 17 ceremony at the Student Life Center was the third in a series of celebrations that will be held in 2011 to recognize new chair holders. “The...
May. 18, 2011—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recruiting team members for the Nashville Kids Triathlon June 5 at Centennial Park. Children ages 5 to 15 are eligible to participate in the triathlon, which benefits the hospital. The event features swimming, biking and running and is part of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee’s Youth Triathlon...
May. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its support of volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.
May. 18, 2011—Information Technology Services will change the vendor that provides VUmailguard from Proofpoint to Forefront Online May 25. VUmailguard is the service which provides anti-spam and anti-virus protection for email. ITS expects that users will notice minimal differences with this change. A comparison of features of the current VUmailguard provided by Proofpoint to the new Forefront...
May. 18, 2011—CampVandy for children ages 4-12 is now taking registration. All weeks are still open, May 30-Aug. 5. The cost for Vanderbilt employees is $135. The standard rate is $150. For more information, see the Camp Vandy website.
May. 17, 2011—Once again the Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt was recognized by the "U.S. News and World Report' children's hospital rankings.
May. 17, 2011—Maymester students met White House officials on a trip to Washington, D.C., including former actor Kalpen Modi of "Harold and Kumar" fame.
May. 17, 2011—Have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked this week and be entered into a drawing for one of three Vanderbilt Bookstore gift cards.