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Obesity Intervention and Prevention: It Takes A Village

This forum and Q&A session on Nutrition and Obesity will feature four “Ted”-style talks presented by faculty members:

Roger Cone, Ph.D.: The Biology Underlying the Obesity Epidemic

David Schlundt, Ph.D.: A Person-Environment Systems Analysis of Energy Balance

Jamie Pope, MS,RD,LDN: What to Believe? Navigating Nutrition in the Media and the Marketplace

Alice Randall, Ph.D.: Signifying Change or Assigning Shame: Culturally Competent (and Incompetent) Messaging and the Obesity Epidemic

 

RSVP for this event HERE:http://tinyurl.com/jkcyano

Information about the TIPS (Trans Institutional Programs Award) Program:

In 2014, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos launched the $50 million Trans-Institution Program (TIPS) Initiative in hopes of enhancing cross-disciplinary research and collaboration, which is a pillar of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.  The Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity Metabolism (VIOM) as well as the Office of Professional and Graduate Education (POPGE) have been lucky to benefit from this prestigious grant, and want to invite you to get involved.

 

To learn more about TIPS, view this news article.

 

Hiring for THE PARTY

THE PARTY is Commencement’s opening event and we’re hiring students to set the house.

We’re looking for 12 students who can commit to work May 9-12. Schedule will run Monday, Tuesday – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – lunch and snacks included; Wednesday – lunch and dinner included with extended hours; and Thursday, 1/2 day.

Contact the Office of Housing to stay on campus during Commencement week and join us.  It’s gearing up to be our biggest PARTY yet!

Pay – $10/hour

Job is posted through Hire-A-Dore – Job #7757.

 

International Lens Film Series

My Joy

Tuesday, April 19
Presented by Cassio de Oliveira, Lecturer in Russian.
Ukraine (2010) Dir: Sergei Loznitsa.

A truck driver takes a wrong turn and finds himself lost in a bleak Russian underworld,struggling to survive amidst violent reminders of the country’s dark history. The first fiction film by documentarian Loznitsa, My Joy is a mischievous, ultra-nihilistic parable of post-Communist Russia, shot by master cinematographer Oleg Muto (The Deathof Mr. Lazarescu; 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days). Russian with English subtitles. Unrated. 127 minutes. 35mm. Presented in collaboration with the department of Germanic & Slavic Languages.

Outdoor Recreation Adventure Trips



APRIL 23 (Sat)
HIKING, Short Springs State Natural Area, TN
Cost:  $23
Sign-up byFri, Apr 15

Short Springs is a small 420-acre State Natural Area that includes rich woods, forest ravines, low cascades, springs, and big, beautiful waterfalls.  We will hike the 4.2 mile moderately difficult trail and hang out at the waterfalls.  If time allows, we will hike the 2.6 mile trail at the nearby Old Stone Fort State Park.  Estimated trip duration:  8 am – 6 pm.

 

 

BACKPACKING
MAY 6 – 9 (Fri – Mon)
Great Smoky Mountain National Park, TN
Cost: $122
Sign-up by:  Fri, Apr 15

Springtime in the Smokies:  a perfect way to round off another semester at Vanderbilt!  We plan on hiking three 5-8 mile days up, down, and around the Smokies.  Specific trails are still to be determined.  Beginners are welcome, but you need to be in shape, as the terrain will be challenging!  Be prepared for all types of weather.  We will have two one-hour important Pre-Trip Meetings for this trip.  Please plan to attend both.   Est. trip duration:  8 am Fri.  – 8 pm Mon.

 

 

BONNAROO 2016

If you are planning on going to Bonnaroo this year, reserve your gear from the Outdoor Rec Center before you leave for the summer.  To reserve, you must pay in full for the rental equipment.  The ORC rents many items each summer for Bonnaroo.  Plan ahead and make reservations to secure the best gear.

 

 

Want a job with Outdoor Rec?

Go to www.vanderbilt.edu/outrec and look in the upper right corner for employment info and applications.

Summer Employment (You must be a current Vanderbilt Student, not a recent graduate.)As an Equipment Specialist at the Outdoor Rec. Center, generally 21 hours a week at $7.25/hour.

  • At the Climbing Wall  (belaying and helping people climb or boulder)
  • For the Wall in late afternoons or evenings, generally 4-8 hours a week at $7.25/hour.

For the 2016-17 Academic year (Students with Work Study are preferred):As a Trip Coordinator (volunteer) and an Equipment Specialist (usually 4-6 hours a week at $7.25/hour)

  • As a Climbing Wall Staff  (usually 2-4 hours a week during weekday late afternoons and evenings at $7.25/hour)

>> Applications are due by midnight on Friday, April 22

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TRIP REGISTRATION:

To sign up for an adventure trip online go to www.vanderbilt.edu/outrec. Find the specific type of trip on the Trip Schedule dropdown.  Scroll down to the trip and Click link to register for that trip.

  • You can now pay on-line with a credit card or debit card!  If you cannot pay with this method, please contact Linda Rosenkranz at outdoorrec@vanderbilt.edu

For more information about a trip, the climbing wall, kayak workshops or equipment rentals, please e-mail outdoorrec@vanderbilt.edu or call Linda at 615-343-7898.

 

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

 

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Summer Hours for the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center start on May 7th.
Monday – Friday 5 am – 9 pm
Saturday 8 am – 5 pm
Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm

Intramural Schedule

Registrations can be completed at the Recreation and Wellness Center office from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Mon. – Fri. For more info call 3-8179. There is a $10 Guest Pass for non-student and non-rec center members.

Summer Softball League-

Sign Up: May 2 – 6                
Start Date: May 17
**$40 Entry Fee per team.
Mandatory Coaches Meeting May 11 at noon.

Come out to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on Sunday, May 1st at 4:30 pm for our special Cinco de Mayo Zumba fitness party. Team-taught by Rachel and Hannah! Bring non-perishable food items to be entered into a raffle for sweet Zumbawear! 1 item = 1 ticket!


Now hiring Vanderbilt students for summer 2016!

The VRWC is now accepting applications for:

  • CampVandy Counselor
  • CampVandy Lead Counselor
  • CampVandy Activity Specialist (music, gym games, fieldhouse)

Some experience with youth is required. Great resume builder for post-graduation employment opportunities. More information and application available at www.vanderbilt.edu/recreationandwellnesscenter/youth/employment/


Walking Wednesday’s Every Wednesday through May 25th

Please join Lori Cowan, fitness coordinator from the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, as she leads a 30 minute walk around campus every Wednesday through May 25th. The group meets at Eskind Library at 11:30 am for some quick stretches before walking. When it rains, the group walks in the tunnels. For questions, contact Lori Cowan at lori.l.cowan@vanderbilt.edu


Half Marathon and 5K Running Clinics Now – Apr. 23

Running Clinics are back this spring! These Half Marathon and 5K running clinics are taught by VRWC Fitness Staff Mark Langdon and Wade Evans. Training regimens are new each week and fun runs are included at the end! Feel free to drop in any Monday or Thursday now through Apr. 23 since there is no need to register!

For questions, contact Wade Evans at wade.e.evans@vanderbilt.edu.


Have a “Berry Good Day”

Thursday, April 21, 7:30—8:30 PM

Grab and go information provided once a week in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on a nutrition topic to help support our heating healthfully and can be completed in 2-3 minutes. Samples and recipes available for featured nutrition topic.

Bursting with flavor, frozen berries play the starring role in this baked breakfast favorite that promises to get your day off to a ‘berry good’ start.

Marilyn Holmes at marilyn.c.holmes@vanderbilt.edu or (615) 343-2638


Massage Therapy Makes a Perfect Stress Reliever During Exams!

 

Skilled massage therapists provide relaxing, restorative bodywork using a variety of techniques to address your specific needs. Athletes, seniors, parents, and young adults all benefit from the philosophy “EveryBODY in sync, EveryBODY in balance.”

Routine therapeutic massage can help elevate your daily routine by improving your health, your mood, and your life. Beyond the enormous stress relieving benefits, massage improves circulation, joint mobility, and immune system functionality

 

For questions, contact Jennifer Ray at jennifer.e.ray@vanderbilt.edu


Two New Group Fitness Classes at the VRWC

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) is offering two new group fitness classes this semester. Hoophoria is a beginner friendly, fun, and playful hula hoop dance class.   The class is available Mondays at 7:00 pm and Tuesdays at 4:00 pm.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am, try out Tabata with Kathy.  Come out and enjoy these great, new classes!

For questions, contact Lori Cowan at lori.l.cowan@vanderbilt.edu.


Visit Smoothie King at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center!
New Hours: Mon – Fri 11:00 am – 10:30 pm | Sat 10:00 am – 9:30 pm | Sun 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Facility Hours:
Mon.- Thu       5:00 am – 11:00 pm
Fri                   5:00 am – 12:00 am
Sat                  9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sun                 12:00 pm  – 11:00 pm

 

Hiring for THE PARTY

THE PARTY is Commencement’s opening event and we’re hiring students to set the house.

We’re looking for 12 students who can commit to work May 9-12. Schedule will run Monday, Tuesday – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – lunch and snacks included; Wednesday – lunch and dinner included with extended hours; and Thursday, 1/2 day.

Contact the Office of Housing to stay on campus during Commencement week and join us.  It’s gearing up to be our biggest PARTY yet!

Pay – $10/hour

Job is posted through Hire-A-Dore – Job #7757.

Equal Pay Day 2016

The Women’s Center is sponsoring a mini-series highlighting equal pay day in the U.S. on April 12, 2016. There will be workshops, local discounts for Vanderbilt women, and tabling information and activities!

 

April 12 $tart $mart: Salary Negotiation Workshop with Rory Dicker and Cynthia Washington – 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM **Free Jake’s Bakes and coffee!

April 13 Adulting 101: How to Be Financially Fearless – 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM **Lunch will be provided!

All events are in Sarratt 325/327

A Fido and Jeni’s gift card will be raffled off at the end of each event

 

To celebrate Equal Pay Day, the following local businesses will be giving discounts to Vanderbilt women:

  • Atmalogy: 15% off
  • Barnes and Noble at Vanderbilt: 20% on titles related to empowering women (see store for details).

 

Please call Alexandra Hollifield, Program Coordinator, Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at (615) 322-7899 with any questions or concerns.

 

Two-part Event on Audre Lorde

Film Screening: The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: Vision of Audre Lorde? (Part 1)

Wed. April 13th (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)

Poet, lover, mother, warrior–Audre Lorde was a fiercely passionate American visionary. Her poetry and prose spoke to her deepest convictions–love and anger, civil rights and sexuality, family politics and glories of nature. She gave voice to a political generation and became a role model not only for Black women but for everyone who believes, as she did, that “liberation is not the private province of any one particular group.”

 

BCC Book Club: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (Part 2)

Wed. April 13th (5:30-6:30pm)

Lorde asserts the necessity of communicating the experience of marginalized groups in order to make their struggles visible in a repressive society. She emphasizes the need for different groups of people (particularly white women and African-American women) to find common ground in their lived experience. Discussion facilitated by Dr. Phillis Sheppard.

 

Refreshments will be served at both. Contact 615.322.2524 for additional information or visit www.vanderbilt.edu/bcc

 

We hope that you will join us!

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Like our new page on Facebook - Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center
Follow us on Twitter - @VandyRec

Intramural Schedule

Registrations can be completed at the Recreation and Wellness Center office from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Mon. – Fri. For more info call 3-8179. There is a $10 Guest Pass for non-student and non-rec center members.

Summer Softball League-

Sign Up: May 2 – 6                
Start Date: May 17
**$40 Entry Fee per team.
Mandatory Coaches Meeting May 11 at noon.

Come out to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on Sunday, May 1st at 4:30 pm for our special Cinco de Mayo Zumba fitness party. Team-taught by Rachel and Hannah! Bring non-perishable food items to be entered into a raffle for sweet Zumbawear! 1 item = 1 ticket!


Now hiring Vanderbilt students for summer 2016!

The VRWC is now accepting applications for:

  • CampVandy Counselor
  • CampVandy Lead Counselor
  • CampVandy Camp Coordinator
  • CampVandy Activity Specialist (music, dance, literary arts, gym, field house, arts and crafts)

 

Some experience is required. Great resume builder for post-graduation employment opportunities. More information and application available at www.vanderbilt.edu/recreationandwellnesscenter/youth/employment/


Deadlift Competition

All day Apr. 12th

Lifters can compete for prizes using our new Rouge bars. Must have a Fitness Attendant sign off on lift. Best Power Ratio (weight lifted divided by body weight) wins!

For more info contact Wade Evans wade.e.evans@vanderbilt.edu


Half Marathon and 5K Running Clinics Now – Apr. 23

Running Clinics are back this spring! These Half Marathon and 5K running clinics are taught by VRWC Fitness Staff Mark Langdon and Wade Evans. Training regimens are new each week and fun runs are included at the end! Feel free to drop in any Monday or Thursday now through Apr. 23 since there is no need to register!

Attend 10 sessions and get entered for a FREE Country Music Marathon registration! (5k or 1/2 marathon entry only) All participants receive $20 off their Country Music Marathon registration just for participating!

 

For questions, contact Wade Evans at wade.e.evans@vanderbilt.edu.


Massage Therapy Makes a Perfect Stress Reliever During Exams!

Skilled massage therapists provide relaxing, restorative bodywork using a variety of techniques to address your specific needs. Athletes, seniors, parents, and young adults all benefit from the philosophy “EveryBODY in sync, EveryBODY in balance.”

Routine therapeutic massage can help elevate your daily routine by improving your health, your mood, and your life. Beyond the enormous stress relieving benefits, massage improves circulation, joint mobility, and immune system functionality

 

For questions, contact Jennifer Ray at jennifer.e.ray@vanderbilt.edu


Two New Group Fitness Classes at the VRWC

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) is offering two new group fitness classes this semester. Hoophoria is a beginner friendly, fun, and playful hula hoop dance class.   The class is available Mondays at 7:00 pm and Tuesdays at 4:00 pm.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am, try out Tabata with Kathy.  Come out and enjoy these great, new classes!

For questions, contact Lori Cowan at lori.l.cowan@vanderbilt.edu.


Visit Smoothie King at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center!
New Hours: Mon – Fri 11:00 am – 10:30 pm | Sat 10:00 am – 9:30 pm | Sun 1:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Facility Hours:
Mon.- Thu       5:00 am – 11:00 pm
Fri                   5:00 am – 12:00 am
Sat                  9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sun                 12:00 pm  – 11:00 pm

 

Outdoor Recreation Adventure Trips



Apr 16 (Sat)
Trail Maintenance and Climbing @ Kings Bluff, TN
Cost: FREE!
Sign-up by: Fri, Apr. 8
Pre-Trip Meeting: Tue, Apr.12 at 5:00 pm in the ORC

Come join Vanderbilt Outdoor Rec and the Southeastern Climbers Coalition for a day of trail maintenance. We will travel to Clarksville to work on Middle Tennessee’s best rock climbing resource. Our goal is to repair sections of trail that have seen heavy use and help other sections that are eroding quickly. Expect to get dirty and have fun.  Time and weather permitting, we will climb a couple routes at the end of the day.  Estimated trip duration:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

 

 

 

Apr 17 (Sun)
Kayaking @ Harpeth River, TN
Cost: $45
Sign-up by: Fri, Apr. 8
Pre-Trip Meeting: Tue, Apr. 12 at 6:00 pm in the ORC

This 6.5-mile trip is designed specifically for the beginner kayaker.   The nearby Harpeth River is a gentle, State Scenic River, and kayaking is a great opportunity to paddle your own boat.  All equipment is included in the trip fee.  Enjoy a day a on the river.  Estimated trip duration:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

Summer 2016: May 21 –29 (Sat – Sun)
Backpacking, Hiking, and Camping @ Yosemite National Park, CA
Cost: $595 + airfare to and from Sacramento, CA
Sign-up by: Friday, Apr. 1

The Summer adventures continue with the Outdoor Recreation Program and this year’s trip to Yosemite National Park, located in the high sierras of central California. Home to some of the most famous and captivating scenery in the world, we will have a chance to see and explore the impressive granite cliffs and domes, rushing waterfalls, alpine lakes and giant sequoia trees. This trip will include a 4-day backpacking trip and 2.5 days of day hiking. The elevation in the park ranges from around 3,000 feet to 13,000 feet so participants need to be in good shape for this trip. We will mostly be hiking from around 4,000 feet to 7,000 feet in elevation and 6 – 11 miles per day. This will be a trip to remember!

 

 

 

APRIL 23 (Saturday)
HIKING, Short Springs State Natural Area, TN
Cost:  $23
Sign-up byFriday, April 15

Short Springs is a small 420-acre State Natural Area that includes rich woods, forest ravines, low cascades, springs, and big, beautiful waterfalls.  We will hike the 4.2 mile moderately difficult trail and hang out at the waterfalls.  If time allows, we will hike the 2.6 mile trail at the nearby Old Stone Fort State Park.  Estimated trip duration:  8:00 am – 6:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

BACKPACKING
MAY 6 – 9 (Friday – Monday)
Great Smoky Mountain National Park, TN
Cost: $122
Sign-up by:  Friday, April 15

Springtime in the Smokies:  a perfect way to round off another semester at Vanderbilt!  We plan on hiking three 5-8 mile days up, down, and around the Smokies.  Specific trails are still to be determined.  Beginners are welcome, but you need to be in shape, as the terrain will be challenging!  Be prepared for all types of weather.  We will have two one-hour important Pre-Trip Meetings for this trip.  Please plan to attend both.   Est. trip duration:  8:00 am Fri.  – 8:00 pm Mon.

 

 

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TRIP REGISTRATION:

To sign up for an adventure trip online go to www.vanderbilt.edu/outrec. Find the specific type of trip on the Trip Schedule dropdown.  Scroll down to the trip and Click link to register for that trip.

  • You can now pay on-line with a credit card or debit card!  If you cannot pay with this method, please contact Linda Rosenkranz at outdoorrec@vanderbilt.edu

For more information about a trip, the climbing wall, kayak workshops or equipment rentals, please e-mail outdoorrec@vanderbilt.edu or call Linda at 615-343-7898.
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