September 30, 2014

Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination event that three years ago more than doubled the world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period. Read more...

Elevate town hall presentations coming to venue near you


Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30, members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's leadership team will hold a series of 45-minute town hall presentations that all faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Read more...

Changes to help desk service beginning tomorrow


Beginning Oct. 1, support of Clinical Workstations and a portion of the IT Help Desk will transition to Dell. The transition of support for clinical workstations should be seamless with minimal visible changes. Read more...

Doherty set for next Discovery Lecture, Thursday, Oct. 2


Nobel laureate Peter Doherty, Ph.D., who discovered how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2. Read more...

Harry Potter exhibit to open tomorrow at Eskind Library


A traveling exhibit, "Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine," will debut Oct. 1 in the History of Medicine Room at the Annette and Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt site has information on upcoming fundraising walks


Many fundraising walks are upcoming in October and several walks are set for later in the fall, including the Heart Walk and Light the Night. All the registration information is at Team Vanderbilt. Read more...

This week's VUCast: are world religions ready for E.T.?


This latest VUCast includes a thought-provoking new book from a Vanderbilt astronomer on how different religions may handle the possible reality of extra-terrestrial life. Plus, amazing pictures from a Vanderbilt geologist and new evidence on what early earth may have really been like. Read more...

Off limits: Learning to live with food allergies


Noelle Kerlin is wary of food like some 2-and-a-half year olds are fearful of strangers, the dark or growling dogs; every bite has the potential for harm. She's learned at a very young age that food can be her enemy. Read more...