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Calling all fossil hunters: Come to free family event at Fort Negley April 5

Mar. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is partnering with Metro Parks and Vulcan Materials Company to sponsor “Fossils at the Fort” at Nashville’s Fort Negley on Saturday, April 5.

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Vanderbilt Libraries host conversation with Moser and Patchett

Mar. 17, 2014—Book artist Barry Moser and author Ann Patchett will hold a public conversation March 27 at the Vanderbilt Central Library.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher spring term

Feb. 17, 2014—Learning and memory, integrative medicine and the Salem witch hunts are a sampling of the spring 2014 class offerings available through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.

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Vanderbilt Aerospace Club members fan Clay County students’ interest in engineering

Dec. 5, 2013—Brandon Dimmig, a senior mechanical engineering student and president of the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club, and seven other club members spent a Friday in late October at the  Celina K-8 School in Clay County, Tenn., about 100 miles northeast of Nashville. They split teaching duties between fifth, seventh and eighth grade science classes, using frictionless fan carts and plastic soda...

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‘Difficult Art’ focus of December (Lunch) Box talk

Dec. 2, 2013—Martin Rapisarda will discuss the "Difficult Art" exhibition at the Dec. 4 "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood" at the Nashville Public Library.

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A Taste of Bellevue scheduled for Nov. 2

Oct. 8, 2013—A Taste of Bellevue, a fundraiser for the new Bellevue Library set to break ground soon, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Bellevue Center Mall, Highway 70 South in Nashville. Vanderbilt University is an in-kind sponsor of the event. Local restaurants, vendors and community groups will serve up food, and children’s activities, entertainment,...

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Meet the new dean at Vanderbilt Divinity Community Breakfast

Sep. 19, 2013—The divinity school's first community breakfast for the new school year will be a Sept. 24 open forum with its new dean, the Rev. Emilie M. Townes.

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Sign up now for fall classes at Blair

Aug. 14, 2013—Blair School of Music is now registering students for its Precollege and Adult Program classes for fall 2013.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher fall classes

Aug. 6, 2013—Hot topics in astronomy, pioneering African American film stars, medical advances, and the history of fashion are among 11 classes offered this fall for adults 50 and above by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Baby Boomer Business Conference Aug. 23

Jul. 31, 2013—Interested in doing business with the largest segment of the American population? Then join Mayor Karl Dean and Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors to gain the tools to empower your business to tap into the expanding needs of the Baby Boomer generation. Vanderbilt University is a sponsor of the Aug. 23 event.

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Music City Tennis Invitational holds serve for Children’s Hospital

Jul. 18, 2013—The Music City Tennis Invitational celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with another banner year, raising $73,000 for the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Setting the tone Rick Dreiling’s lasting impression on Children’s Hospital

Jul. 18, 2013—There is no doubting the national profile of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, but at its core it is deeply tied to the community in which it operates. Balancing a national profile and local engagement is no small task, but as chair of the Children’s Hospital Board, Rick Dreiling, chief executive officer of...

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