myVU Take Note
Jul. 25, 2016—For some people, cancer—especially colon cancer—is a persistent and potentially deadly visitor affecting family members from one generation to the next. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in partnership with the Colon Cancer Alliance, is hosting a free seminar to educate the public about risk factors associated with the disease.
Jun. 24, 2016—Mark your calendars for the Tri My Best Triathlon on July 17, which pairs a child with a disability with a child without a disability to compete as a team, using modifications if necessary. Organizers are looking for children with and without disabilities ages 5–15, and adult volunteers to make this event a success. ...
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.
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.
Apr. 28, 2016—A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide.
Apr. 27, 2016—Leading cancer investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will unveil the latest in cancer research during a community event May 10.
Apr. 21, 2016—Are you interested in earning a master’s degree while working full-time at Vanderbilt? The Masters of Laboratory Investigation Degree Program is now accepting applications for the upcoming academic year through June 30.
Apr. 18, 2016—An Orange Alert for phone system failure at VUMC is in effect. Identified areas with issues include: One Hundred Oaks, remote clinics, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Critical Care Tower and Medical Center East. Phones with prefixes 936- and 875- are affected and callers may receive a busy signal when calling from a...
Apr. 13, 2016—The symptoms of head and neck cancer can be subtle. To help catch the disease in its earliest stages, the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will offer free head and neck cancer screenings Friday, April 15.