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Patrick Fischer, former computer science chair, dies

Aug. 26, 2011—Patrick Fischer, who helped build the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University, died Aug. 26 in hospice care in Montgomery County, Md. He was 75.

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Search is on to corral outdated VUMC logos

Aug. 26, 2011—A year after unveiling new visual identity standards for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, good progress has been made in replacing old logos.

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Pavlović to discuss ‘Projected Histories’ at Frist Sept. 1

Aug. 26, 2011—Vesna Pavlović, assistant professor of art at Vanderbilt, will discuss some of her work presented in Projected Histories, an exhibition on view in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts through Sept. 11.

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Chancellor: University getting greener, needs to be less dependent on federal dollars

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt must continue to develop new revenue streams to ensure its financial health in the face of federal budget deficits that are likely to impact government grants and awards, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Lipsey wins Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement

Aug. 25, 2011—Mark Lipsey of Peabody was awarded the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Curb Scholars, Creative Campus residential fellows flex imagination on Rube Goldberg machines

Aug. 25, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Curb Scholars and Creative Campus residential fellows convened for a creative practice opening retreat Aug. 19 at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.

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All tickets for post-Tailgate football game reserved; get unclaimed tickets at Tailgate event Sept. 10

Aug. 25, 2011—Food and fun for the entire family will be served up at Tailgate 2011.

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Lunchtime lecture on Alzheimer’s Sept. 6

Aug. 25, 2011—Associate Professor of Medicine James Powers will present "Alzheimer's Disease 2011."

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Hone your creative chops at Curb Creative Practice Bootcamp

Aug. 24, 2011—Are you interested in creating change? Solving problems? Taking a novel approach to your work or research? Sign up now for Vanderbilt’s first annual Curb Creative Practice Bootcamp scheduled for Friday, Sept. 2.

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Student’s life saved by CPR, wants to share skill with Vanderbilt community

Aug. 24, 2011—Beginning Aug. 28, Kristen Cattoi and fellow members of the Vanderbilt Emergency Medical Society will teach a free CPR/AED/Heimlich certification class each week at the Ingram Commons in cooperation with the Vanderbilt Resuscitation Program.

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Au Bon Pain café opens at law school

Aug. 24, 2011—The cafe is now open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday.

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Be prepared if an earthquake strikes

Aug. 24, 2011—Should an earthquake happen in Nashville, Vanderbilt Emergency Preparedness and Planning has some simple tips to help the campus community be as safe as possible.

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