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Mayor shares insights with public policy studies class

Sep. 11, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker Sept. 8 for an undergraduate public policy studies class taught by former Mayor Bill Purcell, an adjunct professor of public policy at Vanderbilt.

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Enroll now in Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning fall classes

Aug. 20, 2014—Interested individuals 50 and older are invited to sign up for the Vanderbilt Osher lifelong learning fall classes, which begin Oct. 5.

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Photo: Prenatal care panel

May. 22, 2014—VUMC’s Deborah Wage, CNM, FNP, and Jim Merwin, director of Program Innovation with UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform and Modernization, center, talk with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean before this week’s panel discussion about “Expect with Me,” a new model of group prenatal care being studied by Vanderbilt, Yale University and United Health Foundation.

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Walk 100 miles with the Mayor this summer

May. 21, 2014—Mayor Karl Dean is inviting all Nashvillians to recruit friends, family, coworkers and neighbors to form groups and join him in walking 100 miles during the summer of 2014.

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Take advantage of VU’s biking resources

May. 21, 2014—May is National Bike Month, and it's not too late to get in on this healthy and cost effective mode of transportation.

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Register now for Bike Summit and Tour de Nash

May. 2, 2014—Attention bicyclists of all ages and skill levels: Two bike rides are coming up in May.

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Mayor’s Field Day is May 3; volunteers needed

Apr. 25, 2014—The third annual Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will be held at LP Field on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 9 a.m. Activities will last until noon.

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Mason welcomed by Metro Council

Apr. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason was honored by the Metro Council April 15 with the reading of a resolution welcoming him to Nashville.

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Conference explores benefits of health workforce diversity

Mar. 13, 2014—As an industry, health care is uniquely positioned to promote the need for, and benefits of, a more diverse and encompassing workforce.

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Mayor Karl Dean signs pledge at Best Buddies event

Mar. 13, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited the Vanderbilt campus March 12 for Spread the Word to End the Word, an annual event presented by the award-winning Vanderbilt chapter of Best Buddies.

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Mayor Karl Dean pledges to help wipe out the ‘R Word’

Mar. 10, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will visit Vanderbilt University’s campus Wednesday to pledge his support to putting an end to the “R Word,” which has negative and hurtful connotations to people with disabilities.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital celebrates 10 years of service

Feb. 28, 2014—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The 271-bed hospital, constructed to serve families from across the nation, opened in February 2004 and has seen millions of children and families pass through its doors. The facility’s anniversary marks a decade of rapid growth and numerous milestones. Since opening,...

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