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Glascock, Neighbors, Stahl nominated for 2012 ATHENA Award

Nov. 22, 2011—Twenty-eight of Nashville’s most successful business women are in the running for the 2012 Nashville ATHENA Award. These outstanding candidates represent the best and brightest stars in the metropolitan business community. Three of the nominees are part of the Vanderbilt Community. They are: Beth Glascock Assistant Director Department of Orthopaedics Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sponsored...

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Women’s cross country places sixth in nation

Nov. 22, 2011—Headed into the NCAA Cross Country Championships for the first time in school history, Vanderbilt head coach Steve Keith tentatively expressed his hopes for a top-10 finish. But, as the women have done in every race this season, they outran his expectations, placing sixth out of a 31-team field in Terre Haute, Ind.

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Peabody to host lecture on educational change in Finland

Nov. 22, 2011—Lecture addresses education reform differences between the United States and Finland, the top-ranked country in math, science and reading.

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Seigenthaler to speak Nov. 28 at Vanderbilt Bill of Rights celebration

Nov. 22, 2011—John Seigenthaler of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt will speak during a celebration of the 220th anniversary of the Bill of Rights.

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Voice your opinion about College Halls at Vanderbilt

Nov. 22, 2011—Vanderbilt is set to begin construction of the next phase of its residential college system – College Halls at Vanderbilt – and a special provost’s task force is seeking feedback from the Vanderbilt community. The College Halls Task Force recently completed a series of meetings with members of the Vanderbilt community and drafted a set...

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Vanderbilt receives regional Emmy nominations

Nov. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt received five regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor, when nominations were announced Nov. 18. Vanderbilt Video in the News and Communications office received four nominations for work appearing on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online network newscast. The video team received nominations in the following categories: Sports Segment: Signing Day (Pat Slattery,...

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Fourth Annual State of the Word Dec. 3

Nov. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music will host the Fourth Annual State of the Word at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Ingram Hall. The event will feature the region’s top college, high school and middle school poets and spoken word artists. Tickets are $5 each for the general public and $3 each for Vanderbilt students. Tickets...

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Holiday sale at Vanderbilt Eye Institute’s optical center starts Nov. 28

Nov. 21, 2011—Select frames are free with the purchase of lenses at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute’s optical center Nov. 28-Dec. 30. Now is a great time to use your remaining PayFlex dollars before they expire. The VEI’s optical center is a full-service optical shop located within the eye institute. It is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and...

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Staff community survey focus groups begin Dec. 5

Nov. 21, 2011—Dear colleagues, We had a tremendous response to the Vanderbilt Staff Community Survey. The next phase of the survey will begin Dec. 5, when our survey partner, HR Solutions, will conduct more than 90 focus groups with employees selected at random from the entire staff database. Staff selected will be invited by an email with this...

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Recovery continues for those affected by May 2010 flood

Nov. 21, 2011—Give to United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and help St. Luke’s Community House’s Restore the Dream center continue to help Nashvillians recover from the flood Denice O’Neill was scheduled to return to Nashville from a business trip on May 2, 2010. “Of course, that didn’t happen,” she said. It had rained more than 13 inches...

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Two hundred-plus staff and faculty participate in Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge

Nov. 18, 2011—On Nov. 13, the Vanderbilt community joined thousands of other Nashvillians to support Mayor Karl Dean’s ongoing initiative to improve health by participating in the Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge. Nearly 200 Vanderbilt faculty and staff logged training activities for several months leading up to the event and received Vanderbilt team t-shirts as a reward, which...

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Libraries, dining halls modify hours over Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 18, 2011—Most Vanderbilt schools are observing a break from classes Nov. 19-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Residence halls close at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. Classes resume Monday, Nov. 28. Dining Services and Vanderbilt libraries will modify their hours over Thanksgiving Break. Dining Services Thanksgiving Break hours Library...

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