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Tennessee-based congressional staff spend day at Vanderbilt

Jul. 2, 2014—Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources.

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Ben Folds featured at ‘Music and Mind’ symposium

May. 28, 2014—Ben Folds is featured at “Music and the Mind,” a free symposium sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute June 12.

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Augmentative and alternative communication workshops scheduled for Feb. 27-28

Dec. 12, 2013—For children with severe communication impairments who are unable to communicate using natural speech, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can open up other forms of expression and ways to connect with family members, teachers and friends. The fifth annual Augmentative and Alternative Communications Workshop will be held Feb. 27-28, 2014, in Room 241 of the...

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Otolaryngology lands performance excellence award

Dec. 12, 2013—The Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE) is awarding Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center’s Department of Otolaryngology with its Commitment Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program.

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Get discount on hearing aids from Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Nov. 22, 2013—The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is offering a 20 percent discount on hearing aids from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, 2014, for Vanderbilt employees and retirees. To receive the discount, visit VanderbiltBillWilkersonCenter.com/hearingdiscount. Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is located at 1215 21st Ave. S in Nashville, and 919 Murfreesboro Rd., Hwy. 96, in Franklin.  

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Photo: It takes a village

Apr. 11, 2013—Christmas Village, a three-day shopping extravaganza run by a volunteer board made up of Pi Beta Phi alumni, raised $336,000 for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center from its 2012 event.

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Workshop for people who stutter April 6

Mar. 20, 2013—The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is hosting a one-day course for children who stutter and their families. Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and The Stuttering Foundation, the workshop will be a fun-filled, informative conference for children, teens and adults who stutter and the families...

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High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 5, 2013—Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in their hearing, thanks to new image-guided programming methods developed by Vanderbilt University researchers.

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Photo: Show of support

Feb. 7, 2013—Tom and Vickie Flood recently visited with students at the Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt. The Floods’ philanthropy supports endowment for faculty, graduate students and research in childhood hearing loss at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center.

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Discount on hearing aids through end of year

Dec. 14, 2012—Receive a 20 percent employee discount on hearing aids now through the end of December at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Contact: Erin M. Bernardo, (615) 936-5498

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Buy tickets to Christmas Village at Commodore Concierge

Oct. 24, 2012—The Commodore Concierge now has Christmas Village tickets on sale for $8 (they are $10 at the door), payable by check only to Christmas Village. Christmas Village is scheduled for Nov. 9–11 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. More than 250 merchants and 25,000 shoppers from across the United States will participate. A variety of unique...

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Visit Christmas Village, support VU programs, Nov. 9-11

Oct. 19, 2012—The 52nd annual Christmas Village, set for Nov. 9-11 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, is a great way to do some holiday gift-buying while supporting important programs at Vanderbilt. More than 250 merchants offer a variety of unique seasonal and gift items, including toys for all ages, clothing for children and adults, jewelry, food items,...

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