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Faculty Senate elects leadership for 2016-17

Aug. 17, 2016—The Faculty Senate, the representative and deliberative body of the Vanderbilt faculties, has elected its leadership for 2016-17.

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Vanderbilt faculty name their favorite reading this year

Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.

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Vanderbilt Theatre production receives dose of medical realism

Apr. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University Theatre’s production of "W;t" will provide an increased empathy and understanding into issues surrounding a devastating illness, thanks in part to a Vanderbilt surgeon’s production consultation.

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Curb Center names Creative Campus grant recipients

Sep. 14, 2012—Creativity. Innovation. Change. The Curb Center at Vanderbilt is pleased to announce the winners of its signature Creative Campus Innovation Grant Program, which provides Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students the opportunity to produce original ideas, experiment and innovate in the classroom, and harness their creativity as a force for positive social change. In 2012-13, the...

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Pearson wins fiction prize for ‘Public Anatomy’

Jun. 19, 2012—A. Scott Pearson, associate professor of surgery and of medicine, health and society at Vanderbilt, has won the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Award in the Mystery/Suspense category for his novel Public Anatomy. The 24th annual Benjamin Franklin Awards were announced June 4, honoring excellence in publishing and presented by the Independent Book Publishers Association. The awards...

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A surgeon teaches Vanderbilt undergrads compassion through memories

Jan. 17, 2012—We all know when you go to the hospital, you want to be treated like a real person—not just a medical condition. A Vanderbilt University Medical Center surgeon believes this so strongly, he’s teaching a unique and very personal class to Vanderbilt undergrads interested in medicine. VUCast’s Barb Cramer shows us how the class combines...

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VUCast: Four Stories to Inspire!

Dec. 16, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children

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Pearson to talk fiction writing Oct. 26

Oct. 21, 2011—A. Scott Pearson, associate professor of surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and author of the medical thrillers Rupture and Public Anatomy, will be the guest speaker at October’s Book Talk Lunch. This informal group of staff gathers monthly to discuss books, reading mediums, authors, events, blogs and more. Book Talk Lunch’s aim is to talk about...

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Faculty featured at Southern Festival of Books Oct. 14-16

Oct. 11, 2011—Several Vanderbilt faculty members will be featured at this year’s Southern Festival of Books, a celebration of authors, writing and reading. The annual three-day event takes place in downtown Nashville at Legislative Plaza and the Tennessee Capitol Building Oct. 14-16. The festival will feature dozens of authors, including novelists Ann Patchett and Clyde Edgerton, and...

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Pearson to discuss latest medical thriller on NPT

Jul. 13, 2011—A. Scott Pearson, associate professor of surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will appear on "A Word on Words with John Seigenthaler" this Sunday, July 17, at 10:30 a.m.

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Summer Fun

Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.

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