September 19, 2013

This week, approximately 275 individuals lost their jobs at VUMC. There is no question that these actions, and those that will follow, are fundamental to improving our cost effectiveness and securing our future. But the truth is, the "necessary" nature of this doesn't make it feel any better. Read more...

TV series continues production at VUMC through mid-October


A TV series partnership between VUMC, its programs in Graduate Medical Education and BBC Worldwide Productions will contine production within the Medical Center's hospitals and clinics through mid-October. Read more...

VU testing vaccine against new flu threat


Vanderbilt's Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) is one of nine U.S. sites funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to test the effectiveness of a vaccine to protect against the H7N9 bird flu that emerged in China this spring. Read more...

Center for Latin American Studies partners with Hillsboro High to share expertise, develop unique curriculum


Last year, Vanderbilt had a presence in 32 Metro Nashville public elementary schools, 25 middle schools and five high schools through student tutors, faculty researchers and advisers and direct programming. One of these schools, just a five-minute drive from Vanderbilt's campus, is home to a partnership between the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt and faculty, staff and students within Hillsboro High School's Academy of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Read more...

This week's VUCast: Preventing the next pandemic


In this week's VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast: Researchers work to prevent possible bird flu pandemic; how stars solve mysteries of the universe; and conquering the video gaming industry Vandy style. Read more...