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SENSE Theatre Camp presents ‘The Year of the Ladybug’ June 17-18

Jun. 14, 2016—"The Year of the Ladybug" is the capstone performance of the SENSE Theatre Summer Camp for youths with autism spectrum disorders and peer actors. The performances are free.

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My Southern Health: Tips for putting food safety first at farmers’ markets

Jun. 8, 2016—When shopping at your local farmers' markets, keep food safety in mind.

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Submit poster abstracts now for 2016 Kennedy Center Science Day

Jun. 2, 2016—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's 2016 Science Day is Sept. 19 from noon to 5:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center. Each year more than 100 posters are presented by undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research faculty and research staff. The poster submission process is competitive, and the call for poster abstracts is now open.

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Kennedy Center’s Neuroscience & Education Symposium is June 2–3

Apr. 28, 2016—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) and Currey Ingram Academy present the third annual Neuroscience & Education Symposium on Thursday and Friday, June 2–3, on the Currey Ingram Academy campus in Brentwood.

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My Southern Health: Spring sees uptick in hand, foot and mouth disease

Apr. 7, 2016—Some local day care centers are reporting incidents of hand, foot and mouth disease. Learn more about this viral illness, which blossoms in the spring causing fever, fussiness and ulcers.

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CapABILITY Career Expo is May 25

Apr. 5, 2016—TennesseeWorks and the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management are hosting a CapABILITY Career Expo on May 25. There, employers will share career information and recruit job candidates with disabilities.

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Music is Medicine fundraiser April 7 features winner of ‘The Voice,’ benefits Children’s Hospital

Mar. 31, 2016—The annual Music is Medicine fundraiser benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is April 7 at the Loveless Barn, featuring the winner of Season 4 of The Voice, Danielle Bradbery.

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Erik Carter serves as expert speaker at Congressional briefing

Mar. 9, 2016—Changing post-school pathways of youth and young adults with severe disabilities was the focus of Erik Carter’s presentation at a Congressional briefing.

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Department of Medicine Mini-Research Retreat is March 12

Mar. 3, 2016—The Department of Medicine's Mini-Research Retreat is Saturday, March 12, from 8 a.m. until noon in Light Hall 208.

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First Vanderbilt Giving Day set for April 21

Feb. 22, 2016—The first-ever Vanderbilt Giving Day, planned for April 21, will be a 24-hour campaign that draws alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and fans together to advance the mission of the university.

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Dykens to step down as director of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Feb. 9, 2016—Elisabeth Dykens, Annette Schaffer Eskind Professor and director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, has announced plans to step down from her role as the center’s director. To assist with the transition, she will continue to serve in this role until a successor is identified.

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Churchwell named to AIMBE College of Fellows

Feb. 5, 2016—André Churchwell, professor of medicine, biomedical engineering and radiology and radiological sciences and senior associate dean for diversity affairs at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, was recently named to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

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