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They seem like four best friends on the playground.

Feb. 11, 2015—Nine years ago, the Rice quadruplets entered the world too soon. They were born at 26 weeks, barely over halfway through the normal 40-week pregnancy gestation period. The staff in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt did everything they could to ensure the quadruplets would survive. The...

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‘All in’ for the children

Feb. 11, 2015—A familiar face greets frequent customers at Twice Daily convenience stores—a life-size cardboard cutout of Dalton Waggoner, a patient at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. For five years, Dalton has been the face that customers at the convenience stores associate with all the children they are helping through their purchases and donations.

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Dance Marathon raises big money for Children’s Hospital

Feb. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos jumped in the dance line to join students, volunteers, sponsors and special guests for Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon’s Big Event 2015 on Saturday at the Student Life Center.

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Chapters bring Vanderbilt classrooms to alumni

Jan. 17, 2015—Commodore Classrooms present an accessible--and increasingly popular--opportunity for alumni to hear from Vanderbilt faculty and fellow alumni on a variety of topics.

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Generosity sparks expansion of new training room

Jan. 12, 2015—The new facility will serve all 350 student-athletes and span more than 9,200 square feet. It will include dietary, examination and treatment rooms, a conference room, two team doctor offices, new office space for Vanderbilt’s 13 athletic trainers and a welcoming student-athlete entrance and lobby. It will also include three hydrotherapy pools and modernized equipment...

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EB Jackson: In Her Own Words

Dec. 8, 2014—In the summer of 2013, my 39-year-old husband, Todd Jackson, our 4-month-old daughter, Allie, and I were living the life we had dreamed of and worked hard to achieve, when our bliss was interrupted by Todd’s strange speech symptoms.

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Milk Money

Dec. 2, 2014—Purity Dairies Moosic City Dairy Dash Supports Children’s Hospital

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Honoring our corporate partners who support children’s health

Nov. 7, 2014—Corporate partners engage the imagination of our strong, caring community in rallying support for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Through campaigns, sponsorships and gifts, corporations like Bank of America, Daily’s and Walmart are investing in the future of children by supporting our mission to provide care, conduct groundbreaking research and educate the next generation of pediatric leaders.

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Look what we were able to do together: The Turner Scholars program

Nov. 4, 2014—More than 40 Vanderbilt Divinity students have participated in a model program to develop congregational leaders for the United Methodist Church, thanks to generous support from Cal Turner Jr.

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The Gannon Boys

Nov. 2, 2014—Twenty-seven weeks into their pregnancy, Bekah and Christopher Gannon were faced with a decision no parents should ever have to make. Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt told the couple, who were expecting fraternal twins, that they’d lose one of the babies unless Bekah had an emergency C-section. But by doing this,...

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Children’s Hospital ‘growing to new heights’

Oct. 23, 2014—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the “Growing to New Heights” fundraising campaign in support of a four-floor building expansion.

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McGugin Training Room given green light; work to begin early 2015

Oct. 8, 2014—Vanderbilt Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Athletic Director David Williams II announced today that the Board of Trust and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos have approved the McGugin Center Training Room project.

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