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University Course students meet with legislators during visit to General Assembly

Mar. 6, 2017—Students from a University Course on the nation's health care policies spent an immersive day at the Tennessee State Capitol recently, meeting with legislators and discussing issues.

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Annual Music, Mind and Society symposium is Sept. 12

Jun. 9, 2016—The Program for Music, Mind and Society at Vanderbilt presents its annual symposium, "The Science of Song," Sept. 12 from 2 to 8 p.m. in Ingram Hall of the Blair School of Music.

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VU Inside: Dr. William Fissell’s Artificial Kidney

Feb. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. William Fissell IV is making major progress on a first-of-its kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis. He is building an artificial implantable kidney with microchip filters and living kidney cells that will be powered by a patient’s own heart.

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Twelve Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows

Nov. 24, 2014—Twelve members of Vanderbilt's faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”

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Celebration honors nine new faculty chair holders

Sep. 5, 2014—A Sept. 3 celebration at the Student Life Center honored nine new faculty chair holders and recognized the support of generous donors.

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Men’s health issues In Tennessee vary widely based on race, ethnicity and geographic region; 2014 Report Card shows progress

Jun. 10, 2014—White men are more apt to commit suicide or die from a drug overdose or in a car wreck. Black men are more prone to suffer from chronic diseases and HIV. Hispanic men are disproportionately affected by colorectal cancer. Men in rural and urban areas seem to face different health challenges too.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Two Vanderbilt projects featured in new NIBIB “Bionic Man” web tool

May. 6, 2014—The prosthetics research of Michael Goldfarb is featured in "The NBIB Bionic Man," an interactive web tool that helps students and the public learn about innovative federally-funded biomedical research.

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Vanderbilt forum on the politics of childhood vaccines is April 9

Mar. 27, 2014—A Center for Medicine, Health and Society forum titled "The Politics of Childhood Vaccines" is set for April 9 in Light Hall.

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VUCast: See why this giant helicopter is the first step in creating a massive lab

Mar. 24, 2014—See what a Vanderbilt researcher is doing with a military helicopter in his lab, and hear the first-ever Vanderbilt Star. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast. Watch now.

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Nov. 19, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Nov. 4, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...

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