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Shop the scrub sale for a good cause

Feb. 17, 2013—A scrub sale is planned for Feb. 27 and 28 at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and it’s for a good cause — a portion of sales benefit the Children’s Hospital. The sale will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the performance stage on Level 2 of...

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Join Team Vanderbilt for Nashville Kids Triathlon

Feb. 15, 2013—Children ages 6-15 are wanted to join Team Vanderbilt and participate in the 2013 Nashville Kids Triathlon.

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Children’s Hospital nationally ranked by ‘Parents’ magazine

Feb. 12, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has earned two top spots among "Parents" magazine’s best of children’s hospital lists released last week.

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Author Rob Bell talks ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About God’ March 14 at Vanderbilt University

Feb. 8, 2013—Rob Bell, author and founding pastor and pastor emeritus of Mars Hill Bible Church, will discuss his new book What We Talk About When We Talk About God Thursday, March 14, at Vanderbilt University. His talk, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel. Bell is the author...

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‘Champions’ wanted for nationwide cancer prevention study

Feb. 6, 2013—What if you could prevent even one family member from hearing the words, “You have cancer”? The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers from the Vanderbilt community to become “champions” who spread the word about a historic cancer research study coming to Langford Auditorium April 25. Many individuals diagnosed with cancer struggle to answer the...

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Get free pancakes, support Children’s Hospital

Jan. 31, 2013—Enjoy a free short stack of IHOP’s signature buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, and in turn make a donation to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Participating locations are listed on IHOP’s National Pancake Day website. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722...

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Basketball player’s project scores big for young patients

Jan. 17, 2013—For Gabby Smith, a senior on the Vanderbilt University Women’s basketball team, a box of crayons is more than a carton of colored wax sticks used to scribble on paper.

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Brown named to direct Office of Sponsored Programs

Jan. 10, 2013—Clint Brown, MBA, who has been serving as interim co-director for the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) since August 2012, has been named the office’s new director.

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Vanderbilt’s Flu Tool valuable resource for treatment decisions

Jan. 10, 2013—As flu cases spike in Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center would like to remind patients and staff about a valuable online resource for assessing the severity of flu symptoms — the Flu Tool.

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Kennedy Center Science Day set for Jan. 15

Jan. 10, 2013—The latest science relevant to autism, Down syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder will be discussed Tuesday, Jan. 15, during Science Day 2013, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development.

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Nominations sought for 2013 faculty teaching, research awards

Dec. 13, 2012—Nominations are being sought for the 2013 VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards in Teaching (School of Medicine) and Research (School of Medicine and School of Nursing).

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‘MLK Day: A View from the Pulpit’ scheduled for Jan. 21

Dec. 4, 2012—The Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson of Saint Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tenn., will present “MLK Day: A View from the 21st-century Pulpit” at noon on Monday, Jan. 21. Robinson’s talk, to be held in Light Hall, Room 208, is sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Vanderbilt School of Nursing in conjunction...

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