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Vanderbilt Executive MBA programs to host panel on global business

Apr. 16, 2013—The Vanderbilt Executive MBA and Americas MBA for Executives programs at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management are hosting an expert panel discussion and preview day titled “Going Global: Ensuring Operational Excellence in the Americas.”

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New online system helps researchers share information

Apr. 11, 2013—A new Web-based scientific information management system called “Labnodes” is helping Vanderbilt University investigators collaborate and get more bang for their research bucks.

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Medical Demand Check Office moves to Baker Building

Apr. 9, 2013—The Medical Center Demand Check Office is now located at the Baker Building, 110 21st Ave. S., consolidating all demand check and invoice processing operations. Payment requests may still be sent for financial review to the Crystal Terrace drop box located at MCN D-2107 or mailed to 3319 West End Ave., Suite 700, Nashville, TN...

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Sports concussion seminar April 30

Apr. 3, 2013—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is hosting a free educational seminar on sports concussion on Tuesday, April 30. Experts in neurology and sports medicine will discuss signs and symptoms of concussion, return-to-play guidelines, long term effects, the importance of baseline testing, proper equipment fittings, how to set up a school concussion plan and more. The...

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Workshop featuring Coach James Franklin, others to address managing staff effectively

Apr. 3, 2013—This workshop is the first in the Leadership, Education and Development Series (LEADS). The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt presents “Managing the Happy, Crabby and All Those in Between,” which will bring together speakers from different entities of business to speak about what it takes to manage staff effectively and efficiently, what makes...

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Health Professions Grad School Fair April 2

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Seventh Annual Health Professions Graduate School Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. S. More than 65 institutions representing more than 100 programs will participate. Programs include medicine (both allopathic and osteopathic), dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, optometry, podiatry, nutrition, physician assistant, physical and...

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VIGH launches program for Vanderbilt nurses in Kenya

Mar. 27, 2013—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health has launched the Global Health Nurse in Residence Program, a 12-week funded program in Kenya for Vanderbilt nurses. The program provides funding and support for licensed nursing professionals affiliated with Vanderbilt University to serve, train, network and collaborate with Kenyan nurses and other health care workers for up to 12 weeks...

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Vanderbilt partners with company to offer discounted emergency preparedness kits

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt is partnering with an industrial supply company to offer employees discounted grab-and-go emergency preparedness kits—bags stocked with essential items that would be needed in the event of a tornado, flood or other emergency that might take people away from their homes.

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There’s still time to register and train for Nashville Kids Triathlon

Mar. 22, 2013—There’s still time to register your child for the Nashville Kids Triathlon scheduled for Sunday, May 19. Group training for Team Vanderbilt starts Wednesday, April 3. Training sessions will be held once a week for the seven weeks leading up to the race. Instruction on transition areas, bike safety and how to eat while training will...

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Workshop for people who stutter April 6

Mar. 20, 2013—The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is hosting a one-day course for children who stutter and their families. Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and The Stuttering Foundation, the workshop will be a fun-filled, informative conference for children, teens and adults who stutter and the families...

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Eskind Library announces changes to printing services

Mar. 1, 2013—In an effort to be more environmentally friendly, reduce paper waste and strengthen its commitment to information security, the Eskind Biomedical Library is implementing the print payment system already in use at other Vanderbilt libraries and computer labs. This change, which replaces the current honor pay arrangement, is expected to take place during the week...

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Dress in Blue Day to raise colon cancer awareness

Feb. 21, 2013—“Nashville Elvis” will be in the building at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, Friday, March 1, to celebrate colon cancer awareness.

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