July 2, 2015

Fireworks and the Fourth of July can be a dangerous mix. Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts. Read more...

Independence Day holiday parking and shuttle information outlined


Independence Day will be observed with a day off for many employees on Friday, July 3, but staff working that day should continue to park in assigned areas, with the exception of N Lot and Lot 127 parkers. Read more...

Park at Vanderbilt for city's July Fourth celebration


Vanderbilt is partnering with the city of Nashville to offer parking for "Music City July Fourth: Let Freedom Sing!," a full day of family activities culminating in the city's fireworks show. Read more...

Don't forget to power down before leaving for the holiday


Please remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over the July Fourth holiday. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university. Read more...

Employee mammogram campaign underway; five locations, some walk-in times available


Mammograms are an important tool in breast cancer detection. Vanderbilt offers convenient mammograms to employees, at several imaging centers. Some locations allow walk-ins during certain hours. Read more...

Farmers' Market is open today, 3-6 p.m.


The Vanderbilt Farmers' Market carries a wide variety of local organic foods from area farmers. Read more...

From the Children's Hospital magazine "Hope": Rising above cancer


Ashley Dodson and Buster, the family dog, sprinted up the stairs of their house in a race, a popular pastime for the owner and her companion. But in this particular competition, Dodson knocked her knee into the 116-pound Saint Bernard. Shortly after, she felt recurring knee pain, which she attributed to playtime jostling with man's best friend. Read more...