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Medical Center North, VUSN experiencing outages

Jun. 27, 2013—An overnight break in a domestic water line in Medical Center North has caused flooding in confined areas of the building as well as phone and electrical outages affecting certain areas of Medical Center North and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Signature track offered for Vanderbilt nutrition course on Coursera

May. 20, 2013—Students enrolled in the Vanderbilt Coursera course, “Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights,” now have the opportunity to register for the "signature track" of the course, which enables them to earn a certificate verified by Vanderbilt and by Coursera for completing the course.

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Study finds disagreement on the role of primary care nurse practitioners

May. 16, 2013—While physicians and nurse practitioners agree on general principles, survey reveals differences on specific policies Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners significantly disagree on some proposed changes to the scope of nurse practitioners’ responsibilities, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released today. The study, led by investigators from the Vanderbilt University School...

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Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

May. 10, 2013—Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.

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Photo: Nursing awards

May. 9, 2013—Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., executive chief nursing officer, left, and Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., CNM, dean of the School of Nursing, center, with Margie Gale, MSN, R.N., Employee Assistance Program nurse wellness specialist, who received of the Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award during the 2013 Nurses Week Awards and Recognition Ceremony last week in Langford Auditorium. Individual nurses, teams and supporters of nursing were acknowledged for their ongoing dedication to patients and families.

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The making of a MOOC: Coursera launches at Vanderbilt March 4

Mar. 4, 2013—Learn more about what goes into creating an online course for tens of thousands of students from the faculty who will be teaching Vanderbilt's first foray into MOOCs.

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

Feb. 26, 2013—Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Photo: Nursing job fair

Feb. 21, 2013—At last week’s pediatric nursing job fair at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, newly employed Penny Marmito, right, looks on as Stephanie Abbu, MSN, R.N., second from right, hands off Marmito’s paperwork to Talent Acquisition’s Ellen Sewell, left, and Sandra Winfield. Marmito was offered and accepted a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nursing...

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Job fair for pediatric nurses Feb. 13

Feb. 5, 2013—A pediatric nursing job fair is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the second-floor lobby at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Highlights include: Onsite interviews; Onsite job offers; Tours of pediatric specialty areas throughout the day; Free parking in South Garage (see map). During the fair, Vanderbilt...

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March of Dimes chapter honors excellence of Vanderbilt nurses

Jan. 24, 2013—Each year, the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the March of Dimes recognizes nurses who demonstrate excellence in various aspect of the nursing profession.

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