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Make nominations now for Women’s Center awards

Jan. 16, 2012—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt is now accepting applications for several annual awards. The Muliebrity Prize honors an undergraduate or graduate student or students who demonstrate leadership in activities that contribute to the achievements, interests and goals of women or that promote gender equity. Students also may nominate themselves or their peers. Nominations...

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Become a Change Bandit to benefit Children’s Hospital

Jan. 16, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Children’s Miracle Network are calling all Change Bandits to help raise money for Children’s Hospital patients. There are two ways to participate: Change Bandits “seize” loose change from family, friends, co-workers, classmates and others and collect it in their official Change Bandit Loot Bag during...

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C2HR website has new look, more features

Jan. 16, 2012—The Vanderbilt employee portal C2HR – Connect to HR – has a new look and is the place to take care of common employment-related needs. As always, employees can still use C2HR to view benefits, time-off balances, their job profile and payment history as well as make changes to direct deposit and personal information. The...

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Investigations uncover misuse of university funds; former employee arrested

Jan. 13, 2012—Investigations by Vanderbilt University and the Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County's district attorney general's office have led to the arrest of a former Vanderbilt employee on a charge of theft of university funds.

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Credit union recognized for superior performance

Jan. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt University Employees’ Credit Union has been recognized for superior financial performance in rankings by Callahan & Associates. The credit union ranked 40th in the “Leaders in Five-year Loan Growth” category and 57th in the “Leaders in 12-month Loan Growth” category. To determine the rankings, Callahan & Associates looked at nearly 7,000 credit unions...

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Cheer on the ‘Dores at men’s basketball viewing party

Jan. 13, 2012—Join fellow Vanderbilt alumni and fans in cheering on the Commodores as they take on the University of Alabama Thursday, Jan. 19. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. The viewing party will take place at Jed’s Sports Bar & Grille, 114 28th Ave. N. (behind Electronic Express). Food and drink specials will be available. The event...

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Gear up for travel at passport fair Jan. 26

Jan. 13, 2012—Planning to travel internationally in the new year and need to get a passport? Get it conveniently at the Vanderbilt Passport Fair. The fair is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Student Life Center’s Ballroom A. What you’ll need to apply: Passport application (available at the event or online) Proof...

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Entertainment and technology law symposium Jan. 27

Jan. 13, 2012—The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law will host its annual symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in the law school’s Flynn Auditorium. The symposium, titled “Copyright and Creativity: Perspectives on Fixation, Authorship and Expression,” will focus on legal issues surrounding copyright and creative forms. Stakeholders will come together for...

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Murphy’s art on display at Huntsville Museum of Art

Jan. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt art professor Marilyn Murphy has a joint exhibition with sculptor Bob Trotman at the Huntsville Museum of Art in Alabama. Connections: Marilyn Murphy and Bob Trotman will be on display until March 18, 2012. The exhibition includes 28 of her colored pencil and graphite drawings borrowed from collections around the country. This is the...

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Get discount on Nashville Ballet’s ‘Salsa Dreams’

Jan. 12, 2012—Nashville Ballet is offering an exclusive discount to the Vanderbilt community for an upcoming production. Salsa Dreams includes three dances selected by Nashville Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Paul Vasterling for their popularity and contribution to American culture – Salsa Dreams, Billy the Kid and Cryin’ Out. Now through Jan. 31, save 20 percent on...

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‘Cultural commons’ focus of writer’s talk at Vanderbilt

Jan. 12, 2012—Cultural writer Lewis Hyde, who has a strong interest in the public life of the imagination, will speak at Vanderbilt University’s Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Jan. 19.

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Carbon monoxide poisoning a threat during cold weather

Jan. 12, 2012—Temperatures outside have been dropping quickly, so parents need to be aware of a potential “silent killer” inside their homes — carbon monoxide. Poisonings from carbon monoxide (CO) are especially common during cold weather spells, as families increase the use of gas, oil and coal burning appliances. Children process carbon monoxide differently than adults. When...

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