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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, May 23, 2013

West Tennessee Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce academic affiliation agreement

Leaders of West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today announced an academic affiliation agreement which further establishes a collaborative relationship between the two institutions, now for the creation of new cancer programs in West Tennessee. The new agreement creates a framework for the future development of cooperative programs between Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Centerkeep reading »

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New Vanderbilt Poll surveys voting Tennesseans on education, health care, more

The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that Tennesseans strongly support charter schools while their feelings about school vouchers are more divided.

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Athletics stalwart John Rich has died

John W. Rich, longtime advocate for the Vanderbilt athletic program, has died at the age of 85.

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Vanderbilt takes top prize in NASA student rocket launch challenge

The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club has captured first prize in the 2013 NASA Student Launch Initiative. The Vanderbilt team also took home the 2013 Best Payload Design award for the most creative and innovative payload experiment: bio-hybrid ramjet engines that use carbon-neutral, 100-percent-renewable bio-hybrid fuels for combustion.

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Staff members showcase art at Space 204

Opening in the Department of Art’s Space 204 gallery on June 13 are two exhibitions spotlighting the talents of two of its own. Somehow, I Guess includes prints and drawings by Jerry Phillips, the Space 204 gallery assistant and building/studio manager for the Department of Art. Where Do All The Memories Go? showcases the workkeep reading »

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Symphony plays on despite rain

Despite the event being moved from Peabody Lawn to Ingram Hall due to thunderstorms, the annual Vanderbilt family night with the Nashville Symphony drew an appreciative audience of Vanderbilt faculty and staff and their families. The event was sponsored by Employee Celebration.

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VUCast Extra: Remembering Commencement 2013

Graduates laughed, cried and left as Vanderbilt alums for life. Re-live Commencement 2013.

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Take Note

» Signature track offered for Vanderbilt nutrition course on Coursera

» Free concert series continues through June

» There’s still time to register for Sarratt Youth Art Institute

» Wearable art expo will benefit Sarratt summer programs

» Blair School to host piano sale featuring significant discounts

» Submissions for W.M. Keck Foundation awards due June 10

» ‘Everybody has a Story’ CD launches with free song download

» Women’s golf advances to fourth straight NCAA Championship

» Men’s tennis is Sweet 16 bound

» ‘Dores win SEC championship

» Former University of Minnesota president receives Peabody Distinguished Alumnus Award

» Workshop on biomedical research funding opportunities May 21-22

» Vanderbilt to host first and second rounds of men’s NCAA tennis tournament

» British art exhibition extended, summer hours announced at Fine Arts Gallery

» SBIR/STTR Workshop May 21

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HR News

» Wellcast: Poison Prevention in Older Adults

» Healthy Bites initiative offers healthy eating options

» VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

» New Wellcast: Mindful Eating

» Vanderbilt Health Plan members may be selected for audit

» Report contributions to outside retirement plans by April 1

» Program rewards employees who refer new nurses

» W-2 forms mailed; also available on C2HR

» Free retirement counseling available to employees

» Be a Wellness Commodore and promote better health

» Vanderbilt named healthiest employer, gets mayor’s gold award

» Women’s basketball ticket registration now closed

» Important information about changes to paychecks

» Human Resources announces policy updates

» IRS announces 2013 retirement plan contribution limits

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May 23 — 11 a.m.
Free Legal Advice on Wills

May 23 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Lecture: James E. K. Hildreth

May 23 — 6 p.m.
Songs for Sound

May 24 — 5 p.m.
art2wear Preview Gala

May 27
Memorial Day

May 29 — 6 p.m.
The Oxford House Writers' Meet-up

Jun. 01 — 12 p.m.
Monthly siren test

Jun. 03 — 9 a.m.
Collector's Book Sale at Eskind Library

Jun. 04 — 6 p.m.
Astronomy for Adults at Dyer Observatory

Jun. 05 — 1 p.m.
Dyer Observatory Open House Day

Jun. 08 — 6 p.m.
Bluebird on the Mountain at Dyer Observatory

Jun. 15 — 1 p.m.
Exhibit Closing: Four Hundred Years of British Art

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