Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command,
will visit Vanderbilt on Monday, March 1, to talk about his
actions as commander of the surge in Iraq and the role of U.S.
forces overseas. All tickets have been claimed for the free
public event. However, the event will be streamed live at www.vanderbilt.edu/news.
A visit to Vanderbilt by Anderson Sa and Grupo Cultural
AfroReggae has been canceled, including a Feb. 25 concert that
is part of Vanderbilt’s Great Performances series.
A short story collection by a Vanderbilt professor
described as “an amazingly original Flannery O’Connor/Loretta
Lynn collision” is one of five nominees for the 2010
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Homicide Survivors
Picnic by Lorraine Lopez, associate professor of English,
will compete with books by Sherman Alexie, Barbara Kingsolver,
Lorrie Moore and Colson Whitehead for the award,
Vanderbilt Law School ranked No. 12 in placement of 2009
graduates in top firms, up from 16th in 2008.
LEED certification recognizes buildings that were designed
and constructed to certain specifications of water
conservation, energy efficiency and waste minimization.
In the past decade, more people have died in Tennessee
because of tornadoes than any other state, according to
information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Peter Guralnick, author of acclaimed biographies on Elvis
Presley and Sam Cooke, will be inducted into the Blues Hall of
Fame during a May 5 ceremony in Memphis.
Do you contribute to another retirement plan? If you do,
you may need to report those contributions to Vanderbilt
according to the IRS.
A panel discussion will follow the screening, featuring
representatives from Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and
Environmental Management Office, Nashville Urban Harvest, the
Traveling Vegetarian television program and the Vanderbilt
University Medical Center.
Mark your calendars for these exciting events in March at
Blair School of Music.
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