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Vanderbilt study shows exercise can curb marijuana use and cravings

The study results could be the beginning of an important area of research to better understand brain mechanisms of exercise in addiction.

Help the Central Library name its new café

The new café is located on the south end of the library’s fourth floor and serves sandwiches, panini, salads, soups, desserts and various beverages.

Political satirists The Yes Men to speak March 16

The Yes Men are an activist duo who have gained acclaim and notoriety for exposing dehumanizing business practices and helping to keep critical issues in the international spotlight.

Exhibition examining war opens March 14

Reflections of War will examine war, conflict, warriors and soldiers through more than 50 works of art from Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery’s collection.

Women’s Center names Helfinger and Goodrich award winners

Both winners will receive be recognized during the Cuninggim Lecture 6 p.m. March 16 in the ballroom of the Student Life Center.

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*  This Week

March 8:  A Stage of Hope for Children with Autism (benefit event)

March 9: BrainStorm 2011 talk by David A. Leopold, National Institute of Mental Health: “The Mind’s Eye”

March 12: Rescheduled monthly test of the Vanderbilt outdoor warning sirens

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March 14: Bishop Gene Robinson’s address to the Vanderbilt & Nashville Communities on the struggle for LGBT equality

March 16: Cuninggim Lecture on Women in culture and society by Jessica Valenti

March 17: BrainStorm 2011 Keynote lecture – “New Treatments for Depression: Keeping Neurons Alive, Healthy and Connected” by Ronald S. Duman

March 18: 2011 American Studies Spring Conference – “American Cultures in a Digital Age”

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VU attorney selected by Tennessee Bar Foundation

School of Nursing professor wins New Investigator Award

Fred’s stores selling balloons to benefit Children’s Miracle Network

A new session of Weight Watchers at Work meetings starts on March 22 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Comedy show to benefit trauma survivors March 23

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Featured Media

VUCast: Change your MIND

Why changing your MIND is better than changing habits. How dad’s schedule could cause kids to be bullies. And it’s more than a pink ribbon — the life-saving power of support.

Chikai Ohazama: “A Brief History of Google Earth: A Personal and Professional Journey”

Watch video of Vanderbilt engineering alumnus Chikai Ohazama, Google Inc. product manager and co-founder of Google Earth.

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