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Arcus grant bridges Vanderbilt Divinity classroom and community

Nov. 8, 2013—Vanderbilt University Divinity School students will work with religious and community service organizations to develop resources on issues surrounding religious beliefs and sexual orientation, thanks to a new grant from the Arcus Foundation, with support from the Carpenter Foundation.

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Vanderbilt multipurpose facility opens

Nov. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt officially opened up the multipurpose facility wing of its Recreation Center Tuesday morning with a brief media event that included Director of Athletics David Williams and most of the head coaches.

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There’s No Place Like Home

Oct. 22, 2013—Lauren Helton knocks on the slightly open door of a 15-year-old patient’s room, pushes it open and flashes a big smile. “Hi, I’m Lauren. I’m a volunteer, and I was wondering if you’d like to hang out, maybe play a game,” she says, her Louisiana accent rolling gently into the room. The teen looks up...

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Raising Miracles

Oct. 22, 2013—Dalton Waggoner is a real boy with a real story. While a life-size advertising campaign cutout of a smiling Dalton stands erected inside more than 70 Daily’s/twicedaily convenience stores across Middle Tennessee, he’s not a child actor or model – though certainly cute enough to be.

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We Care for Kids Day

Oct. 17, 2013—The crowds turned out for Sunday’s We Care for Kids Day, hosted by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and its community partners.

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Bentley’s ‘Miles & Music for Kids’ set for Nov. 3

Oct. 17, 2013—Multi-platinum country music artist Dierks Bentley will host his eighth annual "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and concert in Nashville benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Sunday, Nov. 3.

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Goldners driven by lifelong love of learning, sharing

Oct. 17, 2013—In more than 50 years of clinical practice and teaching at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Fred Goldner Jr., M.D., trained countless medical students and residents who learned flawless diagnostic skills from the Vanderbilt-educated Nashville native.

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Heart Walk 2013

Oct. 17, 2013—The American Heart Association’s 2013 Greater Nashville Heart Walk was held Saturday, Oct. 12, on Vanderbilt’s campus.

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Alumni celebrate Reunion 2013

Oct. 8, 2013—This year, more than 3,000 alumni and guests gathered on campus Oct. 3­–5 for Reunion 2013.

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Gift supports child safety programs

Oct. 3, 2013—At a recent car seat safety check hosted by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Kohl's Department Store presented a donation of $145,866 to Children's Hospital's safety programs.

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Photo: Building support

Sep. 19, 2013—Representatives from longtime supporter Balfour Beatty Construction visited the Medical Center recently to present an additional gift in support of the existing Balfour Beatty Research Fund for Personalized Cancer Medicine.

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Travis family’s Vanderbilt legacy grows

Sep. 5, 2013—He was a successful, self-made businessman, and she was a pioneering nurse, but the many professional accomplishments of Nancy and Hilliard Travis were eclipsed only by their ongoing generosity to the community, especially their beloved Vanderbilt. The most recent example is a generous gift to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for student scholarships, and...

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