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Have a clean spring: Add some green to your cleaning routine

Apr. 29, 2011—Now that spring is well underway and the weather is warmer, thoughts turn to freshening up your surroundings.  Spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition, and can result in simplifying and organizing your home and/or office without impacting the environment by following some simple strategies. “Spring cleaning is a great time to think about your environmental...

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Students’ perspectives on books showcased at Vanderbilt Library

Apr. 29, 2011—The role of language and books in current culture and the impact of reading material on personal experiences are among the themes for the installations, titled “heard mentality.”

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Shalom Foundation, VU establish Guatemala clinic

Apr. 28, 2011—Surgeons, nurses and staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt helped open a long-awaited and much-needed surgical facility during a recent mission trip to Guatemala.

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Bentley named assistant vice chancellor for Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Apr. 28, 2011—Alan Bentley, director of Commercialization for Cleveland Clinic Innovations with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, has been named assistant vice chancellor of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development.

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Design solutions displayed by senior engineers

Apr. 27, 2011—Senior engineering students shared the results of their two-semester design courses with their clients and more than 100 visitors from the Vanderbilt community at Senior Design Day.

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Call for Creative Campus proposals

Apr. 27, 2011—The Curb Center's Creative Campus Innovation Grant Program seeks proposals from students, faculty and staff.

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Vanderbilt considers proposal to assist in establishing a school of education in Abu Dhabi

Apr. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University officials are exploring a proposal from the government of Abu Dhabi to create a school of education that would train teachers, education leaders and researchers to strengthen the country’s K-12 education system.

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Vanderbilt Faculty Senate supports ban on guns-on-campus

Apr. 26, 2011—Representatives of the Vanderbilt University faculty have passed a resolution supporting the continued ban of firearms on college campuses in Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt turns in solid performance in RecycleMania competition

Apr. 25, 2011—The RecycleMania competition is now over and has official winners for 2011.  RecycleMania is a friendly recycling competition among colleges and universities across the country  sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Keep America Beautiful. Together, participating colleges and universities recycled or composted 91 million pounds of material during the 2011 competition. Award winners...

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Critical care nurse, Angel Carter, saves life of local basketball coach

Apr. 25, 2011—As the wife of Lipscomb High School’s basketball coach, David Carter, Angel Carter counted herself rivals with Joey Spann, basketball coach for Goodpasture Christian School.

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Lady Gaga fan dies, brought back to life at Nashville concert

Apr. 22, 2011—For 33-year-old Crystal Thornton, of Lyles, Tenn., Tuesday evening’s Lady Gaga concert in Nashville was one she had looked forward to for five years. As she and her best friend, Christina Tugman, settled into their seats in section 103 at the Bridgestone Arena, they were enjoying the opening act when Thornton suddenly began to experience...

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Commuting options save money, reduce pollution

Apr. 22, 2011—Almost 20 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions produced at Vanderbilt are from employees commuting to and from work. Combine that with gas prices on the rise, and many employees are exploring their commuting options. A Clean Air Fair focused on commuting was held on campus April 21. Employees could look over a Nissan Leaf,...

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