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Author: Princine Lewis

Nearly 300 college students team up for weekend of hacking Oct. 2-4

Oct. 1, 2015—Nearly 300 student hackers from Vanderbilt University and other locales will showcase the results of an intense weekend of hacking at an expo at Vanderbilt Oct. 4.

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Nearly 300 students team up for weekend of hacking Oct. 2-4

Sep. 30, 2015—Nearly 300 college students from Vanderbilt and Purdue universities, the Atlanta area, and North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park will work around the clock during VandyHacks, an invention marathon.

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VUPD launches SafeVU app

Sep. 25, 2015—SafeVU is a personalized communication platform that links Vanderbilt community members to the VUPD communications center in the event they need either emergency or nonemergency assistance.

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Annual report on crime statistics, security and fire safety available Oct. 1

Sep. 24, 2015—The annual report provides information on security-related services offered by the university.

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Healthy Masculinities Week begins Sept. 14

Sep. 11, 2015—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center has developed a series of events designed to explore society’s notions of masculinity.

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Sept. 11 remembrance scheduled for noon Friday

Sep. 9, 2015—At noon on Friday, four chimes will sound from the bell tower of Kirkland Hall symbolizing the four crash sites and solemnizing both the tragedy and the extraordinary heroism that define Sept. 11, 2001, as a day of both loss and unity.

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Memorial for student Patrick Dugan Sept. 11

Sep. 9, 2015—A time of remembrance and celebration for student Terence Patrick Dugan Jr. is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in the Student Life Center ballroom.

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Vanderbilt hosts series of events around national observance of Constitution/Citizenship Day Sept. 17

Sep. 9, 2015—Panel discussions on immigration and the Second Amendment and a concert are some of the events planned at Vanderbilt University in observance of Constitution Day/Citizenship Day on Sept. 17.

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Gender violence prevention expert Jackson Katz to speak at Vanderbilt Sept. 10

Sep. 2, 2015—Jackson Katz, internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy, will deliver a talk on Thursday, Sept. 10, at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center.

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Vanderbilt community to discuss origin, history, evolution of Memorial Hall

Aug. 26, 2015—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a panel discussion, “Memorial Hall: Its origin, history, evolution,” on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Student Life Center ballroom. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will kick off the event.

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Mayoral candidates Megan Barry, David Fox to debate Aug. 24 at Vanderbilt

Aug. 20, 2015—Mayoral candidates Megan Barry and David Fox will discuss their visions for the city of Nashville and the issues that matter to voters on Monday, Aug. 24, at Vanderbilt University’s Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music.

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New Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence to promote cultural inclusivity, awareness

Jul. 23, 2015—IICC aims to help students develop the skills necessary to promote social justice and to have constructive conversations surrounding differences. Assistant Dean of Students Tina Smith has been promoted to associate dean and will lead IICC.

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