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More Pets of Vanderbilt 2012

Feb. 1, 2012—These pets aren’t on the ballot, but there are some great-looking dogs, cats, and other friends here, submitted by Vanderbilt staff and faculty. This is an exhibition, not a competition, so please…enjoy.

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Extra! Videos of Vanderbilt Pets

Feb. 1, 2012—For those of you for whom it’s not enough to see still photographs of Pets of Vanderbilt, several people also submitted links to YouTube videos of pets.

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Turkey giveaway slated for Friday, Dec. 16

Nov. 28, 2011—This year’s Vanderbilt Holiday Turkey Giveaway for full-time and part-time faculty and staff will take place on Friday, Dec. 16, at three locations: Langford Auditorium, One Hundred Oaks, and in Williamson County. At Langford the hours of the giveaway are from 6 a.m. to midnight, while at One Hundred Oaks the giveaway will be held from...

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Miss Flulapalooza? Still a Good Idea to Get Flu Shot

Nov. 1, 2011—The national health care initiative Healthy People 2020 has set a goal that health care providers achieve a vaccination rate of 90 percent or higher – a goal that Vanderbilt faculty members and other health care providers are also being challenged to meet or exceed. Staff from Vanderbilt’s Occupational Health Clinic have scheduled events all...

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Go for the Gold deadline set for Oct. 31

Oct. 5, 2011—The deadline for Go for the Gold, Vanderbilt’s annual program to help employees learn their health risks and support risk reduction, is Monday, Oct. 31. “Participating in Go for the Gold is important for many reasons in addition to the wellness credit,” said Lori Rolando, M.D., MPH, Health Plus medical director. To complete Go for the...

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Flulapalooza seeks to test system, break Guinness record

Oct. 5, 2011—A mass vaccination drill, dubbed “Flulapalooza” and orchestrated by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Emergency Preparedness, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 12. Free flu vaccines will be given to all University and Medical Center faculty, staff, volunteers and students during the daylong event. Although the official goal of the event is to test the...

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