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  • Vanderbilt University

    Beam Signing celebrates expansion at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

    John Stein, President, Bank of America, Tennessee (left) and Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (right), sign the beam with patient Dalton Waggoner. (Vanderbilt University) The Monroe Carell Jr. Hospital at Vanderbilt officially launched its… Read More

    Apr 7, 2011

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    New endowed chair holders recognized for achievements

    Eleven faculty members who have been named to endowed chairs were praised for their outstanding academic achievements during a celebration at the Student Life Center. Read More

    Apr 6, 2011

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    Tsakirgis surprised with Alumni Education Award

    Barbara Tsakirgis, chair of the Department of Classical Studies, was surprised in the middle of a class with the presentation of the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Alumni Education Award. Read More

    Apr 6, 2011

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    Volunteer to be part of one of the biggest events on campus: Commencement

        For many of our students, Commencement is one of the most important days of their lives. Be part of the excitement and festivities by volunteering. Volunteers are an important and indispensable part of what makes Commencement a successful and memorable event each year. We… Read More

    Apr 5, 2011

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    A legacy of lifesaving

    Cheryl Major has been teaching neonatal resuscitation and acting as an ambassador for Vanderbilt for 40 years. Here she teaches Laura Goins, R.N., B.S.N. (on the left) and Kristina Willis, R.N. (on the right). (Vanderbilt University/Mary Donaldson) Cheryl Major, R.N., may have saved more babies than anyone in the… Read More

    Apr 5, 2011

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    Power still out along Greek Row

    Electricity remains out this evening along Greek Row due to a blown transformer. High winds that swept through the Vanderbilt campus shortly after 2 p.m. April 4 left the area buildings without power. Read More

    Apr 4, 2011

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    A Grand Experiment

    The Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach puts science in the hands of students Angela Eeds, director of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, gives instruction to Chelsea Guo and Augtonia Coleman, freshmen at Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School. Photo by Daniel Dubois They treated him like a rock… Read More

    Apr 4, 2011

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    Thicker than Water

    French professor Holly Tucker delves into the fascinating history of blood transfusions Watching the State of the Union address by President George W. Bush in 2006, Holly Tucker was struck by the president’s strong statements about interspecies stem cell research. In the speech, Bush called for “legislation to prohibit the… Read More

    Apr 4, 2011

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    Celebrate Transit Week 2011 by signing the Pledge to Ride

    Join Transit Now in committing to ride transit at least once during Transit Week, April 17-23. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE PLEDGE. Vanderbilt offers employees a number of alternative transportation options including: Free rides to and from work in Davidson County on the Metro Transit Authority… Read More

    Apr 4, 2011

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    Fashion celebrity Tim Gunn to speak April 5

    Vanderbilt students are inviting the public to hear from fashion celebrity Tim Gunn on Tuesday, April 5. Read More

    Apr 1, 2011

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    New minor in scientific computing launched

    Educating students in diverse disciplines in scientific computing is the aim of a new interdisciplinary major being offered this fall. Read More

    Apr 1, 2011

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    National Walking Day at Vanderbilt is April 6

    (Vanderbilt University/Steve Green) On Wednesday, April 6adults nationwide can make the pledge to begin walking and to become active and heart healthy at work. So wear your sneakers and see how much fun it is to take a walk. Join a 20-minute group walk starting at Medical Center North and… Read More

    Mar 31, 2011

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    Historian Charles Delzell has died

    One of Delzell’s fondest memories was shaking hands at age 12 with Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was campaigning for president in Portland, Ore. Read More

    Mar 30, 2011

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    Trisha Brown Dance Company performs April 8

    Great Performances at Vanderbilt brings Trisha Brown Dance Company “Pygmalion and Mixed Rep” to Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8. Read More

    Mar 30, 2011

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    Day on the Hill builds university relationships across Tennessee

    Vanderbilt’s 10th Day on the Hill offered state legislators the chance to learn about the wide-ranging impact of the university and the medical center on all 95 counties in Tennessee. Read More

    Mar 29, 2011

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    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center campers join Darius Rucker at ACM Awards

    A special performance at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards April 3 at 8 p.m. on CBS featuring country music star Darius Rucker and participants in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp will benefit the Kennedy Center. Read More

    Mar 28, 2011

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    VUMC taking steps, both big and small, to cut energy use

    Anthony Hayes, left, and Charlie Evans install new energy-efficient light bulbs in Eskind Biomedical Library. (Vanderbilt University/Anne Rayner) by Leslie Hill in the VUMC Reporter Vanderbilt University Medical Center spends about $38 million per year on energy. That breaks down to $26 million on electricity,… Read More

    Mar 25, 2011

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    Sponsored Research awards for February 2011

    Professor Gautam Biswas, professor of computer science and computer engineering (John Russell / Vanderbilt) The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in February that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of… Read More

    Mar 25, 2011

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    Jimi Hendrix and the cultural politics of race topic of VU talk

    Yale University cultural historian Matthew Jacobson will speak April 4 at Vanderbilt University on iconic 1960s rocker Jimi Hendrix in the context of the Civil Rights struggle. Read More

    Mar 24, 2011

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    Vanderbilt writer Alice Randall accepted for Yaddo residency

    The history of the Yaddo property stretches back to a tavern where many writers including Edgar Allan Poe dined in the 19th century. Read More

    Mar 24, 2011