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Health Literacy eLearning course

CDC launches new Health Literacy eLearning course with FREE continuing education 9 out of 10 adults struggle to understand and use health information when it’s unfamiliar, complex or jargon-filled. Limited health literacy costs the healthcare system money and results in higher than necessary morbidity and mortality. Health care professionals and non-medical staff can register… Keep Reading

Edible Archive Today: Shakespeare Salad

In honor of Shakespeares birthday week, we recreated a salad that you might have seen during Shakespearean times. Salad or “Sallet” to writer John Evelyn (1620-1706) was not an elaborate dish piled high with minced capon (like chicken), capers, and lettuces dressed with sugar. To Evelyn, who in 1699 wrote Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets,… Keep Reading

On View May 9—Refuting “Noble Savages”: Reflections of Nature in Ancient Mesoamerican Artifacts at the Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present a collection of ancient Latin American artifacts curated by undergraduate students as part of a semester-long course led by Dr. Markus Eberl, associate professor of anthropology. The exhibition, on view May 9–September 13, 2019, focuses on the connection between nature and culture among Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican… Keep Reading

AAMC Faculty Salary Report is here

The AAMC Faculty Salary Report for FY18 has been received and processed at the Eskind Biomedical Library. It is located in the Reference section (W 79 R425 2019).

Resource Spotlight: Religious Magazine Archive

The Religious Magazine Archive is a collection of 22 periodicals that represent a variety of religious traditions.  The coverage of the entire collection ranges from 1845 to 2015. Contents include The American Theosophist, The Catholic World, Islamic Horizons, and The Sikh Messenger, among other titles.  More popular than scholarly, these magazines show how religious traditions… Keep Reading

Peabody Library Extended Hours

Beginning Sunday, April 14, Peabody Library will offer extended hours for students studying finals. Peabody Library will be open 24/7 from April 14th through May 2nd. Summer hours begin at at 9:00pm on Thursday, May 2nd. Up-to-date information on all VU Libraries hours can be found here. Best of luck with finals, and congratulations to… Keep Reading

New Podcast Episode with Jaco Hamman

A new episode of Chris Benda’s Authorial Intentions podcast is available, featuring an interview with Professor Jaco Hamman about his book, The Millennial Narrative: Sharing a Good Life with the Next Generation. More interviews are available on the Authorial Intentions site on SoundCloud.

Finals–Extended Hours

The Wilson Music Library will offer extended hours on the following dates so students have additional time to study for finals and use the Library’s resources: April 19 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 20 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. April 26 (Friday) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27 (Saturday) 12-5 p.m. See the Music Library’s webpage for complete… Keep Reading

Spoken Justice Event – April 16th

Co-sponsored with the Peabody Office of  Professional & Graduate Education, we invite all undergraduate, professional & graduate students to join us on Tuesday, April 16 from 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM for a night filled with spoken word poetry and powerful stories of social justice. For this first Spoken Justice event, we explore the theme… Keep Reading