Apr. 15, 2011—The Employee Celebration Picnic for all Vanderbilt employees will be held on Friday, May 20. Mark your calendars now! Also, the Vanderbilt Family Night with The Nashville Symphony will be held on Tuesday, May 24. Don’t miss it! More details will be featured on myVU as they are confirmed.
Apr. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers from the Department of Pediatrics, Peabody College and the Divinity School joined with parent advocates for a panel discussion on the ethical considerations of "curing" disabilities.
Apr. 14, 2011—As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses use sleep deprivation to adjust to working on the night shift, the poorest strategy for adapting their internal, circadian clocks to a night-time schedule.
Apr. 13, 2011—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has earned accreditation from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation program of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.
Apr. 13, 2011—Though a direct link has been found between traumatic brain injury and depression, not enough is known about how to treat those suffering the results.
Apr. 12, 2011—USAC/Kroger partnership will raise money for needy employees.
Apr. 12, 2011—Support the areas or programs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that most interest you.
Apr. 12, 2011—Hank Ingram House, one of the freshman residence halls that makes up The Commons, hosts an annual Field Day event as an end-of-the-year celebration. This year, the students decided to do something special. They invited Best Buddies from the Best Buddies Alternative Spring Break to attend the field day, which was renamed Hank Pride Day...
Apr. 11, 2011—Roughly a dozen years into its history, Google has become “the lens through which we investigate the world,” said cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan. But can we trust the results of a Google search to be neutral, and is our blind faith in the search engine behemoth even healthy? Vaidhyanathan, professor of media...
Apr. 8, 2011—Three weeks before her son’s scheduled kidney transplant, Melody McDonald received a heart wrenching text message: the surgery is off.
Apr. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt has dramatically increased its number of endowed faculty chairs and created a new $100 million endowment for graduate education well ahead of schedule, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced during his Spring Faculty Assembly address.
Apr. 7, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbilt‘s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7.