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Renew parking stickers starting Aug. 8

Aug. 5, 2011—The website to register or renew parking permits opens Aug. 8 for university and nursing school faculty and staff. This does not apply to medical center personnel. To register or renew your permit, please click on the link, log in, and select “Purchase Permits” from the menu. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase....

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Wellcast: Shedding light on UV protection

Aug. 4, 2011—Now that summer is here and people are spending more time outside, it is important to protect yourself and loved ones from UV rays emitted by the sun.  Did you know that a regular T-shirt has an SPF rating of below 15?  What is an SPF anyway?  Emma Mills speaks with Karen Gordon, Nurse Practitioner, about ways...

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Study aims to speed vaccine creation

Aug. 4, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit has received a $1.6 million contract from the National Institutes of Health for a novel approach to vaccine development.

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Support hospital with Blizzard purchase Aug. 11

Aug. 4, 2011—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen on Aug. 11 to support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, by purchasing a Blizzard. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722    

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Elasy to lead General Internal Medicine

Aug. 4, 2011—Dr. Tom Elasy, medical director of the Vanderbilt-Eskind Diabetes Clinic, has been named director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health.

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Jenkins named to University Games team

Aug. 4, 2011—Vanderbilt junior John Jenkins was selected to the final 12-man roster for the World University Games August 13-23 in China.

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What’s in season at the market for August?

Aug. 3, 2011—Check out the August edition of What’s in Season to learn what you can find at your favorite local farmers’ markets beginning in August. There’s also a recipe using market items for Rustic Ratatouille. The 2011 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is now in full swing at two locations: Vanderbilt University Main Campus Vanderbilt 100 Oaks Both markets...

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Traffic interrupted by police investigation

Aug. 3, 2011—Metro Nashville Police investigated a suspicious item at the West End Marriott near campus, blocking some campus traffic for about two hours.

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Checkpoints available for weight, blood pressure, body mass index

Aug. 2, 2011—Health Plus invites you to stop by and have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked at these times and locations: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 in Room 201 of Kirkland Hall. 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, to Friday, Aug. 12, at Health Plus in the club...

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Franklin has impromptu lunch with Commodore fans

Aug. 2, 2011—Franklin met up with fans at Corner Pub in Midtown Nashville.

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See Coop Curatorial Collective exhibition at Vanderbilt’s Space 204

Aug. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt University’s Space 204 will kick off its fall season with another kick-off of sorts. Coop Curatorial Collective’s inaugural exhibition, My mind is telling me know but my body is telling me yes, will be on display Thursday, Aug. 25, though Friday, Oct. 7.

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Woodard retires; Greene named interim women’s soccer coach

Aug. 1, 2011—After 10 years as Vanderbilt’s head women’s soccer coach, Coach Ronnie Woodard has announced her retirement, effective immediately. Vice Chancellor David Williams appointed current assistant Derek Greene as interim head coach.

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