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VUCast: Life-changing surgery before birth – through mom’s womb!

Jul. 17, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: See a baby’s life-changing surgery before he’s even born! A former senator and Vandy grad shares important pieces of history. See a hot weather homerun All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Tennessee statesman James Sasser donates papers to Vanderbilt

Jul. 1, 2013—James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections.

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Rare Toni Morrison books on display at Vanderbilt library

May. 3, 2013—An exhibition drawn from more than 50 volumes in Vanderbilt University Special Collections that are by or about 2013 Senior Day speaker Toni Morrison are on display in the Central Library.

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Smooch a Pooch is win-win event for stressed students and dogs

Apr. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt Libraries and two student groups that help adoptable dogs seeking permanent homes teamed up for the perfect study break Tuesday.

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VUCast Newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ vision for Vanderbilt’s future and Vandy does the Harlem Shake!

Mar. 7, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ reflects on his first five years as chancellor and discusses his vision for Vanderbilt’s future 5-year anniversary; new tool puts engineering students ahead of the competition; and Vandy does the Harlem Shake.

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Civil War historian to discuss best-selling book at Vanderbilt

Mar. 7, 2013—Award-winning historian, essayist and journalist Adam Goodheart will discuss his book "1861: The Civil War Awakening" on March 21 at Vanderbilt University.

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James Lawson donates papers to Vanderbilt

Feb. 19, 2013—The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., who has played key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and Vanderbilt University’s history, has donated a significant portion of his papers to Vanderbilt Libraries’ Special Collections.

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Romance is the theme of library outdoor exhibit

Feb. 14, 2013—For your viewing pleasure today, romance-themed images from two of the many collections housed in Vanderbilt Libraries' Special Collections are featured in the outdoor electronic exhibit that faces 21st Avenue South.

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Television News Archive, Vanderbilt Video receive Regional Emmys

Jan. 28, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive received the Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during its awards ceremony Jan. 26.

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John Johnson to deliver 2013 Seyfert Lecture Jan. 17

Jan. 11, 2013—Caltech's John Johnson will discuss the success of NASA’s Kepler mission, which has identified hundreds of potentially habitable Earth-sized and smaller planets in the Milky Way, and Project Minerva, an innovative observation facility that uses an array of small telescopes rather than a single large telescope.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Nov. 2, 2012—Connie Vinita Dowell, dean of libraries, has been elected to the board of the Association of Research Libraries, a nonprofit membership organization of the leading research libraries in the United States and Canada. ARL comprises 125 libraries at comprehensive, research-intensive institutions that share similar missions, aspirations and achievements, and currently focuses on three strategic directions:...

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Council on Library Information Resources and Vanderbilt to examine national-scale digital projects in higher education

Oct. 11, 2012—The Council on Library and Information Resources and Vanderbilt University have established a committee to examine emerging national-scale digital projects and their potential to help transform higher education in terms of scholarly productivity, teaching, cost-efficiency and sustainability. The group, called the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education, comprises college and university presidents and...

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