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Visit by acclaimed war journalist to mark Veterans Day at Vanderbilt

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt will commemorate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with several events highlighting the unique roles and sacrifices of military medical workers, with a focus on those who served during the Vietnam War.

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Comic strips from VU community sought for upcoming Eskind Library exhibit

Oct. 25, 2019—The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center is sponsoring an exhibit from April 8 to May 8, 2020, titled “Telling Our Stories: Graphic Medicine and the Intersection of Art and Health Care.”

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‘Thinking 3D: Visualizing the Brain from the Renaissance to the Present’ open at Eskind Biomedical Library

Sep. 12, 2019—"Thinking 3D," an exhibition exploring the origins of modern neuroscience—including imagery of the brain—is open at the Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center.

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Renovated Eskind library opens, prepared to support training of future generations of physicians

Jul. 23, 2018—The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center opened July 18 after a yearlong, $12.9 million renovation to support the continuing evolution of medical education.

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Walker named director of Eskind Biomedical Library

Jun. 27, 2018—Philip Walker has been named director of Vanderbilt's Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library, which will reopen Aug. 1 after extensive renovations.

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During Eskind renovation, other libraries provide space and services

Aug. 31, 2017—During the yearlong renovation of the Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library, all Vanderbilt University (VU) libraries are open to all Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and School of Nursing personnel.

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Eskind Biomedical Library to close for transformative renovation

Jul. 5, 2017—The Eskind Biomedical Library will close Aug. 1 for a a yearlong renovation, and updated information on services and collections will be available on the library's homepage.

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Kappler’s Discovery Lecture

Oct. 27, 2016—John Kappler, Ph.D., a pioneer in the study of autoimmune diseases at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, visited with members of the family of the late Irwin Eskind, M.D., prior to delivering the Irwin Eskind Lecture in Biomedical Science at VUMC last week.

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Eskind family makes $6 million gift to keep library on leading edge of health education innovation

Oct. 17, 2016—A visionary $6 million gift to Vanderbilt from the Eskind family ensures that the Eskind Biomedical Library will support the next generation of scientists, physicians, students and patients.

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Valerie Hotchkiss named Vanderbilt’s university librarian

Apr. 21, 2016—Valerie Hotchkiss, a library director and professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will join Vanderbilt Aug. 1 in the role of university librarian, with responsibility for nine divisional libraries and the Television News Archive.

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Eskind Library receives Southern consortium award

Oct. 22, 2015—Eskind Biomedical Library has won the Consortium of Southern Biomedical Libraries Distinguished Library Award.

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Exhibit celebrates impact of African-American surgeons

Apr. 16, 2015—A National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit, “Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons,” is underway at the Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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