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National Walking Day at Vanderbilt is April 6

Mar. 31, 2011—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 ending at Library Lawn led by Health Plus...

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Historian Charles Delzell has died

Mar. 30, 2011—One of Delzell’s fondest memories was shaking hands at age 12 with Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was campaigning for president in Portland, Ore.

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Trisha Brown Dance Company performs April 8

Mar. 30, 2011—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.

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Day on the Hill builds university relationships across Tennessee

Mar. 29, 2011—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.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center campers join Darius Rucker at ACM Awards

Mar. 28, 2011—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.

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

Mar. 25, 2011—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, almost $9 million on steam and $3 million on water. As such a large consumer, and with Nashville Electric Service rates expected to rise 8 percent in October,...

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Sponsored Research awards for February 2011

Mar. 25, 2011—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 $899,438 by the Department of Defense for “BCTM-Battle Command Systems Prototype.”  Sandeep Neema and Jason M. Scott are co-principal...

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

Mar. 24, 2011—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.

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Vanderbilt writer Alice Randall accepted for Yaddo residency

Mar. 24, 2011—The history of the Yaddo property stretches back to a tavern where many writers including Edgar Allan Poe dined in the 19th century.

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First analyst to predict the financial collapse to speak at Vanderbilt University April 5

Mar. 24, 2011—Alumnus Michael Burry, the first analyst to predict the 2008 financial collapse, will be at Vanderbilt April 5 as part of this year's Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile premieres April 7 at Vanderbilt University

Mar. 24, 2011—The Steve Martin play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on April 7.

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Graphene expert receives NSF CAREER award

Mar. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt physicist Kirill Bolotin has received NSF’s CAREER award, which supports exceptionally promising junior faculty members.

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