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Monthly test of Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens May 5

May. 2, 2012—The monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens will be Saturday, May 5, immediately following the test of the Metro sirens at noon. The Metro sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month. The Vanderbilt sirens are tested immediately following the test of the Davidson County sirens to allow individuals to hear and distinguish the Metro sirens from...

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Street closure at Stevenson Center Drive May 5

May. 2, 2012—From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, Stevenson Center Drive at the entrance to Lot 9 will be partially obstructed by a crane unloading equipment. From 6 to 9 a.m., the drive at Lot 9 will be completely blocked to vehicular traffic. Traffic directors will be present throughout the day. Contact: Mark Walker,...

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Office of Finance closing early May 11; moves to new location May 14

May. 2, 2012—The Office of Finance, including Procurement and Disbursements, will close at noon on Friday, May 11, due to an office move. Please submit time-sensitive requests by noon on Thursday, May 10. Beginning Monday, May 14, all visitors and mail for the Office of Finance should come to our new location in Baker Building, Suite 900. Contact:...

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Two Vanderbilt professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May. 2, 2012—Vanderbilt's Larry Bartels and Randolph Blake were elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which advises the government on science and technology.

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Next My Health Chat to explore ‘Discoveries in Neuroscience’ May 16

May. 1, 2012—The May program for My Health Chat will be the fascinating field of neuroscience. Panelists will be Reid Thompson, chair of neurosurgery and director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center, and Jeff Conn, who directs the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery. Topics will range from the latest innovative approaches in neurosurgery to the development...

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Free ‘Symphony on the Lawn’ concert May 22

May. 1, 2012—Vanderbilt’s annual “Symphony Concert on the Lawn” – a special performance for the Vanderbilt community presented by Employee Celebration and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra – is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, on The Commons Center Lawn. All faculty, staff, their family members and friends of the university are invited to attend. Bring a...

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Rose, adjunct professor of law, receives Fulbright grants

May. 1, 2012—Linda Rose, adjunct professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School and managing partner of Rose Immigration Law Firm in Nashville, has been added to the Fulbright Specialist Roster. Rose will be awarded up to two Fulbright grants over the next five years to teach comparative immigration law at educational institutions abroad. Her likely first destination is...

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Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at local businesses

Apr. 30, 2012—Take advantage of the following opportunities to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during the months of May and June: Stop by any Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky Walmart or Sam’s Club May 1-June 15 and support the Children’s Hospital by donating during checkout. Stop by Costco during the month of May...

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Endowed campus beautification fund allows major art acquisition

Apr. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the Student Life Center and the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts building at the corner of 25th and Garland avenues. Funding for the piece comes from a...

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Student initiative trades side items for meals to feed hungry in Middle Tennessee

Apr. 30, 2012—Two first-year students have teamed with Vanderbilt Dining for an innovative initiative to combat hunger in the Nashville community. Mac Muir and Will McCollum, who both reside in Hank Ingram House at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, wanted to use a portion of the student meal plan to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle...

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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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