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Mad vs. sad: Depression is often disguised as anger

Jun. 20, 2019—Anger and increased irritability can be common issues among people who are struggling with varying degrees of depression.

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Sync Higi to report blood pressure, weight to Health Plus

Jun. 19, 2019—Understanding and tracking weight and blood pressure is an important part of wellness. Faculty and staff can now check blood pressure and weight with Higi machines – making staying on top of your health numbers convenient, simple, fun and rewarding.

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Wellcast: ‘The Mediterranean Diet Goes Global’

Jun. 19, 2019—Marilyn Holmes, associate director of the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and a registered dietitian, talks about the many healthy components of the Mediterranean diet for International Mediterranean Diet Month.

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Register for TASTE nutrition challenge

Jun. 19, 2019—Discard the idea that a healthy diet has to be tasteless, boring and restrictive. For 10 weeks, you will gain practical information that will help you take your current nutrition status to the next level.

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Chancellor announces paid administrative closure day on July 5

Jun. 19, 2019—University employees will enjoy an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend this year, as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced an administrative closure day for Friday, July 5.

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Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory offers summer camp for rising 5th and 6th graders

Jun. 18, 2019—The Dyer Observers Space Science Camps support middle school students in their exploration of science, math, engineering and technology and open their minds to future career possibilities in these fields. Registration remains open for the camp for rising fifth- and sixth-graders, and financial aid is available.

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Vanderbilt, Nashville Fire Department team up for unique training opportunity at university’s Carmichael Towers

Jun. 17, 2019—More than 800 Nashville firefighters from across Davidson County will participate in a unique training opportunity on the Vanderbilt campus June 18-29, when they conduct high-rise fire response drills in the university’s Carmichael West Tower 4 residence hall, slated for demolition later this summer.

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Offices of Student Accounts, Student Loans relocate to 2309 West End Ave. June 24

Jun. 13, 2019—The Office of Student Accounts and the Office of Student Loans will move to the third floor of the Admissions and Financial Aid building, located at 2309 West End Ave., effective Monday, June 24.

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Join the Health Plus Summer Shape-Up Challenge

Jun. 7, 2019—Shape up for the summer and beyond by joining the Summer Shape-Up Challenge. Compete to get more exercise, have fun, and feel great. The Summer Shape-Up Challenge runs June 10 through August 16. 

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Farmers’ Market returns to hospital plaza every Thursday through October

Jun. 5, 2019—The Nashville Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center returns Thursday, June 6, and will be held every Thursday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 31.

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First two steps of Go for the Gold now available

Jun. 5, 2019—Faculty and staff paying for Vanderbilt Health Plan benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2020, can earn up to $240 in wellness credit by completing Go for the Gold.

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Registration open for Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences Summer Institute

May. 30, 2019—The Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) Summer Institute offers four week-long courses focused in biostatistics, bioinformatics, machine learning and causal inference.

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