November 4, 2014

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos formally launched the new $50 million Trans-institutional Programs initiative outlined in the Academic Strategic Plan in an email to the Vanderbilt community yesterday. Read more...

Senior Leaders Walk postponed


The Senior Leader Walk scheduled for Nov. 5 has been postponed due to a forecast of heavy rain on Wednesday. The event will be rescheduled for a later date. Read more...

Elderly face no added risk from cosmetic surgery: study


Senior citizens are at no higher risk for complications from cosmetic surgery than younger patients, according to a recent study by plastic surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

New VUCast: Children's Hospital growing to new heights


This latest VUCast includes the expansion plan for the Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt; a very generous gift from Vanderbilt alums; and some fun video of an engineering freshman who has been figure skating since he was seven--and his dreams of possibly going to the Olympics. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Q&A with Medical student Rivka Ihejirika


When I was a little kid, I was always curious about what was going on inside my body. If my stomach hurt, I wanted to know what caused it to hurt. If I skinned my knee, what made it bleed? Read more...