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Hudnut-Beumler re-appointed dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

The reappointment, through June 30, 2013, keeps James Hudnut-Beumler as the leader of one of only four university-based interdenominational institutions in the United States and the only one in the South.

Former Vanderbilt Kennedy Center director Alfred A. Baumeister dies

Baumeister, a professor of psychology, guided the John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development from 1983 to 1990.

Impact Symposium speakers discuss the middle class in America

Speakers included Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard.

Modern-day slavery museum to visit campus March 25

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is bringing its struggle, vision and the powerful Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum to Vanderbilt on March 25.

Safety Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt warn parents and caregivers against the dangers associated with drop-side cribs

New mandatory crib standards will go into effect in June.

Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt now enrolling peer models

The Mama Lere hearing School at Vanderbilt is now enrolling peer models for their Community Program starting July 1.

Football 101 for women offered April 9

Vanderbilt’s first women’s football clinic will give Commodore fans an up close and personal look at Vanderbilt’s football program.

Spring into safety with free car seat checks

Join staff of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at a free community car seat check this spring to make sure your child is riding safely.

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*  This Week

March 24: McGee Public Policy Lecture Series – Janet Currie

March 25: The Politics of the Lunch Counter with the Rev. James Lawson and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

March 26: “Stories & Songs from My Bathrobe – One Woman’s Journey from Depression to Dessert” (benefit for the Susan Gray School)

March 29: Dambisa Moyo – discussing problems with international aid to Africa

* Mark Your Calendars

March 30: Vanderbilt Visiting Writers presents author Bobbie Ann Mason

March 31: 25th Graduate Student Research Symposium

April 2: Juggleville VI – Dr. Jugglestein’s Apprentice

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Street closures for March 26 and 27

Enabling Investment in Environmental Sustainability’ March 30

Rally for Great Strides Walk March 30

Save $8 on Harlem Globetrotter tickets

Physicist receives NSF CAREER award

Children’s Miracle Network updates name and logo

Courtyard Cafe now offers healthy menu alternatives

‘Friendship Families’ needed for International Fellows

New Health & Wellness Wellcast: Role Changes for Leaders as They Are Promoted

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Featured Media

Vigil for disaster victims in Japan

Vanderbilt University students held a candlelight vigil March 18 at Benton Chapel for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Federal Forum: The 112th Congress: Expect the Unexpected

This Forum focuses on what to expect from the 112th Congress, the new faces on Capitol Hill and the latest on budget and appropriation issues.

Bishop Gene Robinson: “Being Gay: Does It Really Get Better?”

Hosted by the Vanderbilt Medical School GSA as part of their annual LGBTQI Health Week, Bishop Gene Robinson visited campus on March 14.

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