September 16, 2014

Nominations for the Levi Watkins Jr. Student Award and the Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award are now being accepted through Sept. 29. Read more...

Flulapalooza vaccination event takes place Oct. 1


Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination event that three years ago more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period. Read more...

New program launched to support faculty at critical career stage


The Office of the Provost is launching a new program: the Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The program reflects the university's commitment to investing in outstanding junior faculty who have recently received tenure. This critical stage in the careers of faculty will be advanced with this timely support. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt site has information on upcoming fundraising walks


The Hydrocephalus Walk and the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes are upcoming in September, and several walks are set for later in the fall, including the Heart Walk and Light the Night. All the registration information is at Team Vanderbilt. Read more...

Nominations open for both Credo and Five Pillar Leader awards


The Credo Award exists to recognize individuals who consistently demonstrate exceptional credo behavior. The purpose of the Five Pillar Leader Award is to recognize exceptional leaders who consistently model a balanced approach to leadership across the five pillars and demonstrate Credo behaviors. Nominations for both are open now. Read more...

Video shows how Alert VU and other methods warn of possible disasters


The goal is to educate the public about how to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters, mass casualties, biological and chemical threats, radiation emergencies and more. Read more...

Last week in social media: Why we do what we do


Some highlights of what VUMC's Social Media team shared and saw over the past week. Read more...