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Vanderbilt Police establishes new emergency preparedness unit

Apr. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.

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Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects.

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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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Lutz named Vanderbilt University’s first vice chancellor for information technology

Apr. 12, 2013—John M. Lutz, an information technology and financial management expert who most recently served as president of IBM Canada, has been named vice chancellor for information technology for Vanderbilt University.

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Mayor Dean engages with Divinity students on community service

Apr. 11, 2013—The strong value placed on community volunteerism is among the reasons Nashville has received extensive national press for its enviable quality of life, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean recently told Vanderbilt Divinity students.

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Vanderbilt Theatre production receives dose of medical realism

Apr. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University Theatre’s production of "W;t" will provide an increased empathy and understanding into issues surrounding a devastating illness, thanks in part to a Vanderbilt surgeon’s production consultation.

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Chancellor: Four ideas will define Vanderbilt’s destiny

Apr. 3, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced four foundational ideas that will guide Vanderbilt as it defines itself in a new century during a speech April 3 at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Telerobotic system designed to treat bladder cancer

Apr. 2, 2013—An interdisciplinary collaboration of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities has designed a robotic microsurgery system specifically designed to treat bladder cancer, the sixth most common form of cancer in the U.S. and the most expensive to treat.

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VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is sponsoring a job fair for nurses on Wednesday, April 10. Those who apply in advance can set up a specific interview time during the fair.

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Humanoid robot helps train children with autism

Mar. 23, 2013—An interdisciplinary team of mechanical engineers and autism experts at Vanderbilt University have developed an adaptive robotic system and used it to demonstrate that humanoid robots can be powerful tools for enhancing the basic social learning skills of children with autism.

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Understanding Vanderbilt emergency sirens and AlertVU

Mar. 19, 2013—Severe weather in Nashville March 18 prompted the sounding of Metropolitan Nashville’s sirens and also prompted some questions about Vanderbilt’s notification system.

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FAQs: VUMC and economic repositioning

Mar. 14, 2013—The following are answers to frequently asked questions regarding the financial pressures created by the federal budget sequester and other legislation now facing Vanderbilt University Medical Center and academic health centers across the country.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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