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Final shuttle launch a family affair for Dennis Hall

Jul. 7, 2011—The July 8 launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will be a bittersweet moment for Hall, for it will be the final voyage of America’s shuttle program, but it will also be carrying his niece, Sandy Magnus.

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Sharfstein awarded Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellowship

Jul. 7, 2011—Daniel J. Sharfstein, associate professor of law, has been awarded an Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellowship by the Fletcher Foundation.

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Meet the Candidates Community Picnic is July 13

Jul. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt University will host the 2011 Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 to connect voters with candidates running in the upcoming Davidson County election.

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New program supports children with brain injuries

Jul. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has helped launch a new program to support children diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after they leave the hospital.

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Learn about Big Brothers Big Sisters at lunchtime event

Jul. 7, 2011—A representative from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee will be on campus for an informational Lunch & Learn meeting from noon to 1 p.m. July 15 in the Sarratt Student Center, Room 325/327.

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Win your department a catered lunch for 10 from Pizza Perfect

Jul. 7, 2011—Would you like to invite 10 of your Vanderbilt associates to a free catered lunch of homemade spinach or beef lasagna, baked bread, fresh house salad, iced tea and our delicious cannoli for dessert?

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University mourns Peabody student Sarah Dargon

Jul. 6, 2011—Sarah Dargon, a senior at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, died in Miami after an accident in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students were informed of the tragedy July 6 by Mark Bandas, associate provost and dean of students, in an email. “She had many friends at Vanderbilt and will be sorely missed...

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Stress, Worry and Optimism class starts July 14

Jul. 6, 2011—How often do you find yourself worrying and stewing about situations that are completely outside of your control? How often do you beat yourself up or jump to negative conclusions? Often our tendency to worry about the future and dwell on the past can generate a great deal of unnecessary stress and interfere with our...

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Art exhibit reception July 8

Jul. 6, 2011—A reception to celebrate the All Together Now art exhibit will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. July 8 in Vanderbilt Space 204 gallery. All Together Now, a group exhibition of prints, collages, paintings, and mixed media works from across the country, will be displayed through Friday, Aug. 5.  All Space 204 events are...

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Farmers’ Market kicks off at 100 Oaks

Jul. 6, 2011—The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market at 100 Oaks begins Thursday, July 7. Enjoy the convenience and the tasty pleasures of local offerings every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. through October 27, across from the cinema. For those on the main Vanderbilt campus, another Farmers’ Market is in full swing every Thursday from 3 to 6...

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Sharpen customer service skills at Career Ladder sessions

Jul. 6, 2011—The Career Ladder Series is for anyone wanting to sharpen customer service skills and great for front line staff. Take one or take them all. Join us for the classes listed below. Click the Career Ladder Series link to view complete details and class descriptions. Classes are held 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.in Medical Arts Building...

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Nine named to athletics hall of fame

Jul. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt Athletics officials announced the school’s fourth Hall of Fame class on Wednesday, July 6. The Class of 2011 includes nine members and spans more than 70 years of Commodore history.  

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