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Updated faculty FAQ for VU/VUMC transition now online

Jul. 6, 2015—A new, separate set of Frequently Asked Questions for faculty is online now.

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Faculty FAQs for VU/VUMC transition

Jul. 6, 2015—New faculty FAQ sheet answers questions about the transition.

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Several departments will update contacts beginning July 1

Jun. 25, 2015—As Vanderbilt continues to prepare for the legal and financial separation of the university and future independent Vanderbilt University Medical Center, some departments will participate in a “dress rehearsal” for the future separation beginning July 1.

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Inaugural Chancellor Faculty Fellows named

Feb. 12, 2015—Fifteen faculty members hailing from a diverse cross section of disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows program.

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Vice chancellor shares next steps in VU-VUMC transition

Jan. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt department heads gathered for a meeting Jan. 22 were given more information on the plan to establish Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center as separate legal and financial entities.

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TIPS, Chancellor Faculty Fellow applications under review

Jan. 28, 2015—Submissions and nominations for two new programs launched under the Academic Strategic Plan—Trans-institutional Programs, or TIPS, and the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows Program—are in the midst of review by faculty from across the university.

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IT Support: Contact information for VU and VUMC Help Desks

Jan. 4, 2015—To ensure that Vanderbilt faculty and staff receive the best IT support possible, Vanderbilt IT wants to make the community aware of how to access the designated support teams for the university and Medical Center.

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2014: The Year in Review

Dec. 18, 2014—From the discovery of a new class of stars to a star-making play at the College World Series, 2014 was a remarkable year at Vanderbilt University and Medical Center.

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Cochlear implants focus of symposium

Dec. 11, 2014—More than 1,200 attendees from more than 40 countries are in Nashville this week for the 14th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children.

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Coffee-ring diagnostic offers hope in poorest regions

Dec. 3, 2014—Using the same mechanism that causes evaporating coffee to leave a ring behind, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt researchers is designing a simple blood test to diagnose malaria in the developing world without electricity or special training.

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Vanderbilt’s neurovascular chip project moves into new phase

Nov. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers will play a key role in the second phase of the federal "tissue chip for drug screening" program.

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Vanderbilt University and Medical Center take steps to ensure continued vibrancy and growth

Nov. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the institution is embarking on a process to reconfigure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from the university. The move will give the medical center increased financial independence while preserving and growing the collaboration that has resulted in Vanderbilt's research, education and medical excellence.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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