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Students launch new apps for iPhone, Android

The new free apps, Dining, Campus Map and Events, were recently released in the iPhone and Android app stores.

President Obama’s executive pay czar to speak Feb. 26

The lecture, scheduled for noon in Flynn Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

Vanderbilt physicists play key role in measuring material hotter than the sun

Three Vanderbilt physicists are members of the scientific team that have reported creating an exotic state of matter with a temperature of four trillion degrees Celsius.

Football signee Rajaan Bennett killed in shooting

Bennett, the son of Narjaketha Bennett and the late Charles Bennett, was the victim of an apparent murder-suicide in his north Georgia residence.

Founder of TOMS Shoes speaking Feb. 23; Donations benefit Haiti

Tickets are $10 and are available at and Sarratt Box Office. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Partners In Health in Haiti.

Spending accounts claims deadlines approaching

Recipients of the Vanderbilt Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and employees who elected a Health and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2009 need to submit 2009 claims before the deadlines.

TPAC offering discounts to ‘The Color Purple’ and ‘Big River’

Performances scheduled for late March and early April.

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*  This Week

Feb. 22: “Conversations with Black Theology.” Dr. Herbert Marbury

Feb. 22: West Point Academy Wind Quintet – Workshop and Master Classes. 4 p.m. and Concert. 8 p.m.

Feb. 22: Vanderbilt and the Nashville Sit-In Movement: A Fifty Year Retrospective

Feb. 23: Reception and Conversation with Anderson Sa

Feb. 24: International Lens Film Series: “Favela Rising.”

Feb. 25: Brazilian Images Photo Exhibit Awards Ceremony and Reception

Feb. 25: Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series – Rebecca Seiferle

Feb. 27: Vanderbilt Epilepsy Symposium for Patients & Families

Feb. 27: Run for Our Veterans 5-K Run/Walk

* Mark Your Calendars

Mar. 1: Disabilities, Religion, and Spirituality Special LectureThomas E. Reynolds

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Healthy Volunteers Needed for an Assessment of Body Composition Research Study


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World On Wednesdays presents ‘The Wonders of Kazakhstan’ Feb. 24

Psychiatry in the movies presents ‘Precious’ March 30; must RSVP

VU employees get discounted passes to Bodies Human exhibit through April 18

Employees get special discount on VU baseball season tickets

Shinn wins book award

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Featured Media

Watch: VUCast: Personalized medicine; lost in the Ivy; and “The Daily Show” takes on Vandy

Watch: InsideOut of the Lunch Box – Juggleville

Panelists and performers Jacob Weiss and Doug Denniston demonstrate and discuss the physical and mental demands of the art form as well its creative community applications to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Watch: Leadership Breakfast featuring Walter Earl Fluker

Walter Earl Fluker, executive director of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, speaking about leadership challenges.

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