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Forum to examine revolution in the Middle East

A panel of Vanderbilt faculty members with strong expertise in issues involving the Middle East will come together on Thursday, Feb. 17, to discuss the significance of recent political uprisings in that region.

Tornado Warnings: What to Do

If outdoor weather sirens sound, you hear the overhead announcements in the medical center, or receive AlertVU notices, do you know what to do?

Deadline approaching to schedule summer events, housing needs through Office of Conferences

Reservations to schedule a summer conference, camp, retreat or other residential event for 2011 will close on March 1.

Writer Adam Hochschild to speak Feb. 24 about the impact of storytelling in historical and scholarly writing

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Great Performances launches spring season with 2010 Fringe Festival winner

Great Performances at Vanderbilt will bring 2b Theatre Company’s Invisible Atom, winner of the Herald Angel Award at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to Vanderbilt Feb. 25.

Stellar Nights to examine ‘How Old is the Universe?’

Vanderbilt Professor of Astronomy David A. Weintraub will present a two-part lecture titled “How Old is the Universe?” at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on March 8 and May 3.

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*  This Week

Feb. 17: InsideOut of the Lunch Box – The Melodores

Feb. 18: “Irresistible Signs: The Genius of Language and Italian National Identity.” Paola Gambarota

Feb. 19: KMSI Saturday Intensive with Dale Andrews and Kirk Lyons

Feb. 22: A panel discussion on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Feb. 23: “Vodou Modernism and Social Justice” – Heather Russell

* Mark Your Calendars

March 1: The State of Economics within the African American Community

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

HIV Vaccine Trials Need Healthy, HIV-negative Men and Women Age 18-50 for a Vaccine Study


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‘Industrial Scars: A Talk by J. Henry Fair’ March 1

‘Phantom’ to perform at benefit concert for autism-related theatre program

Registration open for the Second Annual Vanderbilt Dayani Golf Scramble

Science fiction story published by Scherrer

New website connects those affected by cancer

Think it’s the flu? When to call a health care provider

New Health & Wellness Wellcast: The Homework Hotline

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Featured Media

VUCast Extra: Vandy’s football “war room” on Signing Day

Have you ever wanted to see what happens during the college version of the NFL draft? Watch new Head Football Coach James Franklin as he leads his first Vanderbilt signing day and new recruits send in their letters of intent – one fax at a time. It’s a VUCast Extra that bleeds black and gold.

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Vanderbilt and Black History Month

Walter R. Murray Jr. (for whom Murray House at The Commons is named), elected by his peers in 1970 to serve a four-year term as a Young Alumni Trustee, was the first African American to serve on the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.

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