myVU Take Note
Oct. 12, 2016—The contemporary dance company Nashville in Motion and the Peter Moon Band will present “Fix: What’s Your Monkey?” beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Ingram Hall. The rock show addresses addiction and recovery through dance, comedy and drama.
Oct. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students also will participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues.
Oct. 7, 2016—Anxiety in children can be hard to detect. Learn how to tell the difference between normal nervousness and true anxiety.
Sep. 22, 2016—Dance Marathon's kickoff event—originally scheduled for Sept. 17 but postponed due to inclement weather—has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Sep. 7, 2016—Volunteers for nonclinical roles, including helping with patient flow, are needed for this year’s Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mass influenza vaccination event. Flulapalooza 6 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, in a tent between Light Hall and the Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Sep. 7, 2016—Led by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Zachary Warren, associate professor of pediatrics, the SPARK study is looking for individuals of all ages with a professional diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to become part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States.
Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."
Aug. 11, 2016—The annual Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day is Monday, Sept. 19, and registration to attend is now open on the VKC website.
Aug. 8, 2016—The Vanderbilt community is invited to join the School of Medicine’s Program for LGBTI Health at a welcome reception Aug. 17.
Aug. 5, 2016—The 15th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture will be held Oct. 11. This year marks 50 years since Watkins entered Vanderbilt University Medical School—a milestone in the life of the school that will be celebrated during this year’s event.
Aug. 1, 2016—Be ready to be flexible, but make sure your birth plan outlines your desires for the big day, says Bethany Sanders, instructor of clinical nursing.