February 28, 2012

Radio station 107.5 the River will broadcast the River of Hope Radiothon Thursday, March 1, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, March 2, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The broadcasts will originate live from the performance stage at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

Deadline approaches for early-bird season tickets for Vanderbilt football


Vanderbilt employees have until Wednesday, Feb. 29, to receive a special added discount on their 2012 football season tickets. Vanderbilt employees receive a discounted rate on sideline season tickets for the Commodores six-game home schedule. This year the Commodores will play home games against South Carolina, Presbyterian, Florida, Auburn, Massachusetts and Tennessee. Read more...

Tomorrow is the deadline for Medical Center Staff Advisory Council applications for grant awards


These funds are intended to benefit staff, faculty, patients and/or Vanderbilt-affiliated community projects. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that benefit the VUMC community and will have a lasting impact or which may lead to future programs. Read more...

Three blood drives, bone marrow and tissue/organ registries to be in March


Bone marrow registries, tissue and organ donor registries and American Red Cross blood drives will be held three times in March at Vanderbilt. The first will be Friday, March 2, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at The Vanderbilt Clinic rooms 2701 and 2702. Read more...

From Vanderbilt Medicine magazine: Medical students look to future after cancer-related detour


"Love conquers all" is appropriate in describing the longtime relationship between third-year Vanderbilt medical student Sarah Proffitt and her boyfriend, Amos Clark. Read more...