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December 2011/January 2012 Category

Thirty years of honors

Jan. 10, 2012—Here’s a list of the national, regional and state awards won by House Organ in its first three decades. 2008—Prism Award in Writing to Wayne Wood for “Alex and His Father,” the story of Tom and Alex Cook, which ran in the December 2007-January 2008 issue. The Prisms are conducted by the Tennessee Society for Healthcare...

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Winners

Jan. 10, 2012—The House Organ Photography Contest began in 1982, with the 12 winners from the first contest published in the first House Organ Calendar in January 1983. The House Organ Writing Contest began in 1985, with the winners published in the Summer Reading Issue each July. There have been—this is hard to believe, but it’s literally true—more...

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HO app

Dec. 19, 2011—

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A personal history of House Organ

Dec. 1, 2011—The first issue of House Organ came out in January 1982. This issue is the December 2011–January 2012 issue. House Organ is 30. A lot has changed around VUMC since 1982. At that time, there was no Preston Building, no Robinson Building, no Eskind Biomedical Library, no Frist Building at the School of Nursing, no Medical...

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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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House Organ Photography Contest Winners 2012

Nov. 18, 2011—The House Organ Photography Contest is a Vanderbilt tradition, having been held every year since 1982. This year, more than 1,000 entries from Vanderbilt staff, faculty, students and volunteers were received, and Division of Public Affairs photography staff judged the entries, resulting in the extraordinary 12 images you see in the 2012 House Organ Calendar....

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Bill will hate this, but:

Nov. 18, 2011—There was a story in the June 1986 issue of House Organ, headlined, “Hance to direct news office.” It noted that Bill Hance, city editor at the Nashville Banner, was coming to Vanderbilt be director of News and Public Affairs. This December, more than 25 years later, Bill is retiring. When it was announced that...

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Purchase of tags, cookies, more support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Nov. 18, 2011—The annual Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Holiday Project is under way. A variety of cards (including photo cards), gift tags and wrapping paper, all designed by young patients and their siblings, are for sale. Other holiday gifts for sale include Christie Cookie tins, winter decaf coffee, and holiday java coffee....

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