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Deans offer outlook on Vanderbilt’s teaching landscape at Celebration of Teaching event

May. 6, 2013—Changes in instructional technology as well as changes among the student body present opportunities and challenges in today's university classrooms, said three Vanderbilt deans at a recent Celebration of Teaching event.

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Professors tweak their pedagogical style with blogs

Nov. 26, 2012—Social media tools have changed the way people communicate, learn and share ideas—and the academic world is no exception. More than ever before, professors, including some here at Vanderbilt, are using blogs to supplement more traditional teaching and grading methods. Blogs are an ideal teaching tool because they provide a virtual interactive gathering place where...

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Three programs highlight resources available for faculty development

Nov. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt takes seriously its mission to be a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching and service to the community and society at large. But it is faculty—semester in and semester out—who make that mission a reality. To support faculty research, teaching and professional development needs, Vanderbilt has many resources available, including new and...

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What’s your story? Vanderbilt mobile video booth collects and shares personal stories

Nov. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Curb Creative Campus Initiative have launched a highly customizable mobile video booth designed to collect and share real-time, authentic stories and voices.

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Wearable robot helps man walk again

Nov. 1, 2012—  Amazing Vanderbilt research has designed a “wearable robot” that can be used by paraplegics to walk again. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer takes us on one man’s emotional journey to use the device, designed by Vanderbilt mechanical engineers, to take his first steps since a tragic accident. Read more here  

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Concussion testing for young athletes

Jul. 30, 2012—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is now offering pre-concussion baseline testing to all community recreational athletes, in advance of many high-impact seasonal sports resuming this fall.

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How Cool Cap saved this baby’s life

Feb. 20, 2012—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has treated more than 200 babies with Cool Cap since 2006. Researchers are looking at ways to extend the therapy to premature infants.

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Inside a Pred’s Coach’s Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Jan. 30, 2012—When the Nashville Predators take the ice—it’s all about strength, precision and teamwork. But when a beloved former coach with the Preds started feeling the harsh symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease—he turned to a team here at Vanderbilt. Coach Brent Peterson allowed VUCast’s Carole Bartoo and Mike Todd inside the operating room to witness his deep...

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