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Vandy Cooks: ‘Rava Idli and Sambhar’ Nov. 10

Oct. 31, 2019—Vandy Cooks presents "Rava Idli and Sambhar" from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the demonstration kitchen of the David Williams II Recreation and Wellness Center.

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Williams’ legacy honored with name on building close to his heart

Oct. 21, 2019—An Oct. 18 ceremony to unveil the new name—David Williams II—on the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center paid tribute to the university's first African American vice chancellor and athletics director.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Celebrating Native American Heritage’ Nov. 12

Oct. 21, 2019—To celebrate November as Native American Heritage Month, join Pazetta B. Mallette as she discusses the culture, contributions, little-known facts and current issues regarding Native Americans. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen.

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Life Phase Series: Powers of attorney, advance directives discussed Oct. 10

Sep. 23, 2019—Join Barbara Moss of Elder Law of Nashville, PLC, from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in Light Hall, Room 415, as she presents “Why Everyone Needs Powers of Attorney and an Advance Directive.”

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Vandy Cooks: ‘CSA Boxes Bring Local Produce to You’ Sept. 25

Aug. 21, 2019—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “Community Supported Agriculture Boxes Bring Local Produce to You.” The discussion is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at the VRWC demonstration kitchen.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Cooking with Herbs’ Aug. 14

Jul. 24, 2019—Join chefs Aaron Smith and Jesse Kraft as they lead the August session of Vandy Cooks on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen.

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Vanderbilt hosts picnic to meet mayoral, Metro Council candidates

Jul. 15, 2019—More than 50 candidates running for mayor, vice-mayor and Metro Council in the Aug. 1 election participated in a recent meet-and-greet picnic for the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities.

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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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Vandy Cooks: ‘Enjoying Beef in the Mediterranean Diet’ July 12

Jun. 7, 2019—Come celebrate Beef Month in July and learn how lean red meat fits into one of the best- balanced eating plans, the Mediterranean diet. Karman Meyer, a registered dietitian with the Tennessee Beef Council, will prepare a Greek balance bowl featuring top sirloin steak, quinoa and other traditional ingredients and flavors of the Mediterranean region.

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Vandy Cooks: ‘Eating Right for a Good Night’s Sleep’ June 7

May. 13, 2019—Join Karman Meyer, a registered dietitian and the author of the newly published book "Eat To Sleep," as she discusses how the food we eat can impact our sleep and shares two simple recipes featuring sleep-benefiting foods you should be eating regularly.

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Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning summer classes announced

May. 6, 2019—A harmonica learning lab, nutrition and health, and the history of Fisk University are among the topics offered in June and July by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration is May 1

Apr. 22, 2019—All Vanderbilt employees may enjoy free one-day access to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, with various activities planned throughout the day, for the annual Employee Health and Fitness Day celebration on May 1.

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