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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, June 12, 2014

Children’s Hospital again named among nation’s best

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was named among the nation’s best children’s hospitals for the eighth consecutive year in "U.S. News & World Report’s" annual rankings released this week.

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Elsie Quarterman, who rediscovered Tennessee coneflower, dies at 103

Elsie Quarterman, the first woman to serve as an academic department chair at Vanderbilt and who is best known for her work on the ecology of Tennessee cedar glades, has died.

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Study: ‘No Child Left Behind’ is getting a bad rap

A new Vanderbilt study is dispelling the notion that the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has eroded teacher job satisfaction and undermined job retention.

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‘Fight for Freedom’ exhibition opens at Vanderbilt Heard Central Library

Vanderbilt Central Library shares stories of journalists and others who put their lives on the line for freedom in a new exhibition open to the public.

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Jones receives USAC’s Karen Dolan Spirit Award

Eric Jones, treasurer of the University Staff Advisory Council and a longtime member, has been honored with the 2014 Karen Dolan Spirit Award.

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Tips for reducing your summer travel impact

Vacation season is here, and you can reduce your environmental impact - and save money - with these handy, sustainable travel tips.

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VUCast Extra: Boys of summer send-off

Fans came to cheer and show support for the Vanderbilt baseball team, headed to Omaha for the second time in school history. The Commodores are among the "elite eight" going to the College World Series.

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Take Note

» Celebrate public transportation with ‘We Ride the Bus’ effort June 12

» Fine Arts Gallery: ‘From Tomb to Temple’ opens June 19

» World on Wednesdays seeks presenters on international topics

» University wide limited submission opportunity: Searle Scholars Program

» University wide limited submission opportunity: W.M. Keck Foundation

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HR News

» Kick off the week with Move it Mondays

» Health Plus offers personal coaching

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June 12 — 11:30 a.m.
Vandy Walk and Talk: 'Healthy Local Dining'

Jun. 13 — 9 p.m.
Dyer Observatory Second Friday Telescope Night

June 14 — 5:30 p.m.
Memorial Celebration for John and Marjorie Compton

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