Monthly Archives: June 2012

Flannery O’Connor reads at Vanderbilt, 1959

from Wayne Wood: In 1959 Flannery O’Connor came to Vanderbilt and gave a reading of her magnificent story “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” and an audio tape of that reading was made, and survives. It is here: http://www.openculture.com/2012/05/rare_1959_audio_flannery_oconnor_reads_a_good_man_is_hard_to_find.html … Continue reading

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt takes steps to reduce drowning incidents this summer

from Jeremy Rush: Since Memorial Day weekend, emergency medicine physicians at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have already seen an increase in pool-related injuries, including fatalities. During summer months, Children’s Hospital sees an uptick in water-related injuries … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Employee Celebration Picnic to be Friday, June 22

from Wayne Wood: Here’s the official announcement from Susie Lyons in Human Resources’ Organizational Effectiveness Team: To celebrate the end of the academic year, and as a thank you to all University and Medical Center faculty and staff for their … Continue reading

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Visual proof: the sun does age your face

from Wayne Wood The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an account of this man, a truck driver who is 69 years old, but who looks much older on half of his face. This is effect of dermatoheliosis, the … Continue reading

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