December 9, 2014

Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D., R.N., the Alumni Professor of Nursing and professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 11. Read more...

Retirement plan updates make saving easier in 2015


After an extensive review of how the 403(b) retirement plan operates, how employees save, and new federal regulations for retirement plan sponsors, Vanderbilt is taking steps to make the plan work even better for employees beginning in April 2015. Read more...

Children's Hospital Radiothon fundraising event set for Dec. 11-12


The 2014 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Radiothon benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will take place Dec. 11-12. WRVW 107.5 "The River" will broadcast the "River of Hope Radiothon," which will broadcast live from the performance stage at Children's Hospital from 6 - 7 a.m. on both days. Read more...

Employee reimbursement process moves to Concur Jan. 1


The expansion of Concur in March 2014 to include nontravel reimbursements eliminated approximately 90 percent of paper employee reimbursement requests. As a result of this success, the university is planning to discontinue the paper check request process for employee reimbursements, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Read more...

Vanderbilt dietitian offers tips to prevent holiday weight gain


With family get-togethers, holiday parties and the abundance of special treats available during the holidays, it can be a real challenge to avoid putting on pounds. Read more...