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Flag ceremony to honor veterans and preserve Impact ‘treasure’

Oct. 19, 2018—A U.S. flag that became the backdrop for the early years of Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium will be unfurled, refolded and preserved during a campus ceremony to honor veterans Nov. 12.

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Vanderbilt University launches Bass Military Scholars Program

Sep. 12, 2018—A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will support up to 40 scholarships for military veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University in law, management, education, medicine and nursing.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Veterans’ Aid and Attendance benefits’ July 19

Jul. 12, 2017—The Veterans' Aid and Attendance benefit is a non-taxed monetary payment for low-income veterans who served the United States during wartime or for their surviving spouses.

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Bunker Labs, the Wond’ry help veterans become entrepreneurs

May. 25, 2017—Thirteen veterans pitched their companies on campus Wednesday at Muster Across America, hosted by Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit that helps veterans turn entrepreneurial ideas into startups.

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Vanderbilt researchers promise #WeWillNotGiveUp until diseases are cured!

Aug. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising #WeWillNotGiveUp; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!

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Veterans returning from Middle East face higher skin cancer risk

Jul. 16, 2015—Soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection, Vanderbilt dermatologist Jennifer Powers, M.D., reports in a study published recently in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

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All In: As veterans seek to enter the business world, Vanderbilt emerges as a leading choice

Apr. 12, 2015—Jameson Norton clearly recalls the event that would determine the course of his life before his career had even started. He was sitting in his senior English class at Nashville’s Montgomery Bell Academy. First class of the day. Eight-thirty a.m. Sept. 11, 2001. “The dean of students interrupted the class and whispered something to the...

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Vanderbilt partners with Operation Stand Down for veterans event

Dec. 5, 2014—Vanderbilt Law School, Owen Graduate School of Management and School of Nursing students along with Vanderbilt Human Resources employees donated eight bins of clothing in support of Operation Stand Down Tennessee’s annual event.

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Keeping an eye on blast trauma

Aug. 19, 2014—Understanding the cellular and molecular responses of the eye to blast injury could guide new treatment development.

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Owen School is popular transitional stop for veterans

Mar. 25, 2014—People with military backgrounds fit comfortably into Vanderbilt’s EMBA and MBA programs, with eight to 12 military students usually part of a typical class of 50 to 60 students.

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Nursing School keeps military ties strong

Nov. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing honored students, faculty and staff during a special Veterans Day celebration this week.

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New committee will increase veteran outreach for jobs at Vanderbilt

Nov. 12, 2012—With the start of 2013, Vanderbilt’s Talent Acquisition team will be reaching out to more veterans and military spouses. This move is a result of a new task force led by Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Disability (EAD) Services. The Veteran Employment Transition and Support (VETS) committee will work to increase outreach...

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