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Events featuring daughter of Malcolm X, first African American to play in the NBA scheduled during Black History Month

A series of free, public events are scheduled at Vanderbilt University during February – Black History Month.

Important changes to payroll and benefits for all employees

Please see these important changes to HR Payroll and Benefits information that you should be aware of as we move into 2011.

Governor visits Peabody for forum

Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development provided the setting for Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to measure progress on the Complete College Tennessee Act.

Get social, Vanderbilt

Having trouble keeping up with all that’s going on at Vanderbilt? Knee deep in social media but looking for a way to pull it all together? A new website,, helps meet all of these needs by aggregating Vanderbilt’s main social media accounts into a central, easy-to-browse location.

Free performance of ‘Women of Will’ Feb. 3 at Ingram Hall

This two-person show examines the evolution of the heroine in Shakespeare’s writing.

Public lecture series at Vanderbilt features renowned Civil War scholars

The talks take place during the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War and the presidential inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.

Alum argues case in front of U.S. Supreme Court

The case examines the use of illegally seized evidence.

Hear great music at Blair in February

There is a full lineup of music at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music in February.

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*  This Week

Jan. 27: “Discovering Science Stories: What makes them news?” Gina Kolata

Jan. 28: DigitalVU Meeting featuring Jasmine Tobias as guest speaker

Feb. 1: International Lens Film Series: The 904

Feb. 2: Thinking Out of the Lunch Box – “What Is the Meaning of the American Civil War on Its 150th Anniversary?”

* Mark Your Calendars

Feb. 5: 2011 VUCSSA Chinese New Year Celebration

Feb. 7-11: World Health Week

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition Needs Healthy Adults for Weight Loss Study

Vanderbilt HIV Vaccine Program is Seeking Healthy, HIV-negative Men for a Vaccine Study


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Find your Go for the Gold wellness credit in your Health Plan account

Master of Management in Health Care interest meeting is Feb. 2

Carrabbas Catering offers VU discount and give-away

Global Health Committee presents Vanderbilt World Health Week

Planning & Managing Data Collection course offered March 7-11

New Health and Wellness Wellcast: Using an Adult Day Program

Discount on Predators tickets

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Featured Media

Video: “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Act I

Vanderbilt Opera Theatre presents “The Merry Wives of Windsor” by Otto Nicolai; directed by Gayle Shay; performed November 14, 2010, in Blair’s Ingram Hall. The Opera Theatre is accompanied by the Vanderbilt Orchestra, conducted by Robin Fountain.

Video: Blair Big Band presents Winter Jazz

The Blair Big Band, directed by Billy Adair, joins Blair resident group Nashville Jazz Orchestra, directed by Jim Williamson, for Winter Jazz, December 11, 2010, in Ingram Hall.

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Tune in to, for video and audio of events happening around campus. You can also find VU podcasts on iTunes and VU videos on YouTube.

COMMODORE HISTORY CORNER: Historical and magical Memorial Gym

One disastrous basketball game in the 1947 Southeastern Conference tournament can be credited in contributing to the construction of Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium.

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