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Fellowships reflect Michal’s deep commitment to children

Dec. 7, 2017—Mary Michal, MD,’60, may have entered Vanderbilt University School of Medicine by mistake, but she’s remained devoted to its mission by design.

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Holiday tradition

Nov. 30, 2017—Colton Winegar, 8, poses for a photo with dancers from the Nashville Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” The group recently performed for patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Giving Matters: John Arnold, BA’95, is determined to revolutionize philanthropy

Nov. 16, 2017—When financial traders talk about buying low and selling high, what they really mean is that they’re looking for an edge, a profitable move that nobody else in the market has discovered. This is how Warren Buffett made his money. Starting in his mid-20s, Buffett plowed half his net worth into the sleepy insurance industry...

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Art donation to benefit VICC Radiation Oncology patients

Nov. 9, 2017—An artist with strong ties to Nashville has donated artwork to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s (VICC) Radiation Oncology department for the benefit of patients, both young and old.

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Dolly’s Children’s Hospital visit highlights strong ties

Oct. 19, 2017—To celebrate the release of her first children’s album, “I Believe in You,” legendary country music singer-songwriter Dolly Parton visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Friday, Oct. 13, and performed songs from the album for patients, their families and hospital staff.

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Reception celebrates VUMC’s community ties

May. 11, 2017—Nearly 400 members of the Canby Robinson Society and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) community joined together at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens recently for a reception celebrating the Medical Center’s shared commitment to healthy communities and to pioneer the future of health care.

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Ingram family honors father with $20 million gift to Vanderbilt’s College Halls

Apr. 21, 2017—Three Ingram family members are making gifts totaling $20 million to name Vanderbilt University’s newest College Hall in honor of their late father and former Board of Trust member, E. Bronson Ingram.

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Dance Marathon

Apr. 13, 2017—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-led philanthropic organization, raised a record $282,332 to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during its recent annual event.

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Research support

Mar. 30, 2017—DS Services of America Inc. recently presented a $100,000 gift to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) to support breast cancer research.

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Passion for philanthropy a family affair for Brown

Feb. 9, 2017—When Kathryn Carell Brown volunteered to lead the Growing to New Heights Campaign less than three years ago, she was following in the footsteps of her late parents Monroe Carell Jr. and his wife, Ann Scott Carell.

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Ozgener family responds to cancer by supporting research

Dec. 15, 2016—Nashville entrepreneur-turned-artist Cano Ozgener and his family have repeatedly faced cancer and its consequences, but rather than feel embattled, they've chosen to respond by creating beauty to share with others and by actively supporting the mission of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).

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It’s in the cards

Dec. 8, 2016—Members of the Nashville Predators hockey team visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt last week to make holiday cards with patients.

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