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International Lens offers full slate of films for spring semester

Jan. 12, 2012—At 103, Manoel de Oliveira is the world’s oldest working filmmaker. His 2008 work The Strange Case of Angelica screens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, as part of the International Lens film series at Vanderbilt. International Lens recently launched a full slate of films for its spring 2012 semester, which features acclaimed dramatic and...

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VUCast: Laughing Gas For Labor

Jan. 11, 2012—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Laughing gas for labor Searching for alien planets What Vanderbilt WON at the Liberty Bowl

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Mayor Dean addresses campus group

Jan. 11, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker at the Division of Public Affairs’ bimonthly staff meeting held at Sarratt Student Center Jan. 11. The mayor, now in his second term, spoke at length about several of his focuses since taking office, including improving education, physical health, security and public transportation in Nashville and the...

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Emeritus art professor Brumbaugh dies

Jan. 10, 2012—Art history professor emeritus Thomas Brendle Brumbaugh died Dec. 18, 2011, according to the Vanderbilt Department of History of Art. He retired in 1985 from teaching art history survey, American art, nineteenth-century art, and Indian art at Vanderbilt, where he received the 1968 Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. His scholarly interests ranged...

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January issue of ‘Vanderbilt View’ available now

Jan. 10, 2012—The January 2012 issue of Vanderbilt View – featuring a cover story about Vanderbilt nurses’ work in Nashville public schools – is available on stands and online now. The issue also includes articles on the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt, the new Community Connections initiative for staff, and a profile of Vanderbilt Law School’s Vijay Padmanabhan, whose...

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Health Plus announces new group fitness options

Jan. 10, 2012—Health Plus has announced its group fitness schedule for the first quarter of 2012, and it features lots of new classes, including: Group Fitness 101 Kettlebell Chaos for intermediate/advanced exercisers Midday Tai Chi (at the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute) View the complete schedule and find a class to meet your fitness level and interests. Health Plus...

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Auditions for Nashville Symphony Chorus Jan. 14-15

Jan. 10, 2012—The Nashville Symphony Chorus will hold auditions for new members on Saturday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Jan. 15, at Blair School of Music. An appointment must be scheduled to audition. The Nashville Symphony Chorus will perform in two concerts this spring: “Voices of Spring” on March 4, and Orff’s Carmina Burana May 31 and June...

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Innovations in children’s care focus of Jan. 18 “My Health Chat”

Jan. 10, 2012—  Experts from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will take questions about discovery and innovations in children’s care during the next “My Health Chat” on Jan. 18. Hosted monthly by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, these 30-minute interactive video chats offer the chance to hear from and ask questions of scientists and physicians...

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Meet with Fidelity financial planner Jan. 17-20

Jan. 10, 2012—Looking for help with your financial goals in the new year? Brandon Hall, Vanderbilt’s dedicated Fidelity workplace planning and guidance consultant, will be on campus Jan. 17-20 to meet with employees in person. To sign up for a consultation, call 1-800-642-7131 or register online. Consider scheduling a consultation if you need help with: How to...

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Romantic art and the natural sciences subject of lecture

Jan. 10, 2012—Dorothy Johnson, a University of Iowa professor who specializes in 18th and 19th French and European art, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture Jan. 19 at Cohen Hall.

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Chinese New Year celebration Jan. 28 to mark Year of the Dragon

Jan. 10, 2012—The Vanderbilt University Chinese Students and Scholars Association will hold its 2012 Chinese New Year  celebration at the Student Life Center Ballroom Saturday, Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The event will include music, dance and traditional Chinese food in honor of China’s annual festival of spring. Visit the University Calendar for updates. Tickets...

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Medical Center Drive to be one lane Jan. 14

Jan. 9, 2012—From 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction from the south side of the Vanderbilt University Hospital ambulance bay parking area to the north entrance at The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC) turnaround. The Emergency Department ambulance bay parking will not be affected, nor will...

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