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Next Steps at Vanderbilt holds spring commencement

Apr. 30, 2012—Second class graduates from Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a two-year certificate program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Mayor’s Field Day seeking volunteers

Apr. 27, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3

Apr. 27, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and...

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Vanderbilt digital archive recovers lost Civil Rights voices

Apr. 27, 2012—Digitized versions of the original reel-to-reel recordings that author Robert Penn Warren conducted with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and other key leaders in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are now searchable through the Who Speaks for the Negro website housed at Vanderbilt University.

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‘Health literacy and communication to improve diabetes care’ subject of May 4 lecture

Apr. 26, 2012—On May 4, the Community Research Partners meeting will convene, focusing on the importance of health literacy and health communication in patient health, with a particular focus on the role of health literacy in diabetes and obesity. The presentation will include the discussion of a current study that is a partnership between the Tennessee Department...

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‘Whole Kid’ celebrates children’s mental health May 5

Apr. 26, 2012—The Whole Kid Festival, which celebrates Children’s Mental Health Week in the Middle Tennessee community, will take place on Saturday, May 5, at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to attend and enjoy entertainment and fun activities and gain information from various vendors. The event is free...

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Free quarterly market update workshop for retirement plan participants

Apr. 26, 2012—Wondering (or worrying) about how your retirement investments are doing in this economy? As part of an ongoing service to Vanderbilt Retirement Plan participants, Human Resources offers a variety of free events sponsored by its vendors. Please join us for the next one on May 8 from 5-6 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Marriott Hotel. Presented...

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Payroll deduction, payment plan available for football season tickets

Apr. 26, 2012—Vanderbilt employees who want to be part of the action for the 2012 Commodore football season have the opportunity to purchase their season tickets using payroll deduction. In addition to receiving a discounted price on their season tickets, Vanderbilt employees can elect to spread the cost of the purchase of their tickets over three months....

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More options for Vanderbilt Health Plan members

Apr. 26, 2012—Dear Colleagues, As Middle Tennessee’s largest private employer, our faculty and staff work and live throughout the region. To bring an added level of convenience to health care services for members of the Vanderbilt Health Plan, additional choices will be offered through our affiliated providers, which may be closer to your home. I am pleased...

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Changes to parking permit fee for 2012-13 academic year

Apr. 26, 2012—The price of regular parking permits for University Central faculty, staff and students will increase an additional $5 per month for the 2012-13 academic year, to a total of $32 per month. This monthly increase is necessary to cover the continued rising costs of maintaining parking lots and garages. Traffic and Parking covers all operating...

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Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff share discoveries at USA Science & Engineering Festival

Apr. 25, 2012—A group of Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff will share their research and passion for science and technology with middle and high school students at the nation’s largest science fair April 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

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Senior design team wins $90K EPA grant for spinach-powered solar cell

Apr. 25, 2012—At the Eighth Annual National Sustainable Design Expo, a team of Vanderbilt engineering seniors won the Marketplace Innovation Award, Student Choice Award and a $90,000 Phase II grant from the EPA for a biohybrid solar panel that substitutes expensive silicon wafers with a protein derived from spinach.

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