November 1, 2012

Dear colleagues, One of the things I love most about Vanderbilt is the generosity of our faculty and staff. We give of ourselves every day to provide a world-class education to our students, state-of-the-art medical care to our patients, and cutting-edge research to improve the condition of society as a whole. Read more...

Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor


Even though I've spent the majority of my career at Vanderbilt, I still look up when I hear the sound of LifeFlight approaching. And I still notice when injured patients are chronicled in newscasts nearly every night with the steady refrain "taken to Vanderbilt." Read more...

Telephone system upgrade to interrupt service, Sunday, Nov. 4, at 4 a.m.


Information Technology Services (ITS) will upgrade the Vanderbilt telephone system on Sunday, Nov. 4, beginning at 4 a.m. The upgrade will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. During the upgrade the Vanderbilt telephone system will be unavailable. Read more...

Senior Leader Walk to be Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 11:45 a.m.


Join Vanderbilt senior leaders for walks starting at five campus locations and ending at Health Plus atop Kensington Garage, where healthy refreshments, music and activities designed to promote physical activity will be available. Read more...

Green tea found to reduce rate of some GI cancers


Women who drink green tea may lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Read more...

This week's VUCast: wearable robot, and football politics


This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast: Amazing research creates a "wearable robot" that helps paraplegics walk...plus how winning a football game could influence who wins the presidency. Read more...