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submit a story idea » of emergency communication system AlertVU scheduled for Friday, March 19

AlertVU is activated in the event of an emergency that poses an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community. ePassword change implemented – change passwords by June 15

Vanderbilt is now requiring all VUnetID holders to change their ePassword each year. The deadline this year is June 15, 2010. names Stallings Coach of the Year

Stallings, who also claimed the honor from the league’s coaches in 2007, commandeered the 2009-10 team to his fifth 20-win season as Vanderbilt coach. receives several awards in CASE District III 2009 competition

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III hosts an annual awards competition for educational and professional institutions in the southeastern United States. green this St. Patrick’s Day with sustainable foods

Stop by the Wall outside of Rand Hall from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to learn about environmentally and socially-responsible food production, to find out about Vanderbilt Dining’s sustainable practices and to sample yummy green treats. author Robert Wright to headline latest event in Project Dialogue series March 17

Wright, author of The New York Times bestseller, The Evolution of God, will speak as part of the university’s Project Dialogue series. free shows to honor heroine of the French resistance set for March 19; must register in advance

A German Jewish heroine of the French resistance to the Nazis will be honored with a cabaret-style performance based on a poem by Vanderbilt poet Rick Hilles.

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*  This Week

Mar. 15: The Blair Woodwind Quintet Concert

Mar. 16: Cash Flow Planning Series: “Learn Money Management Monitoring and Planning Skills”

Mar. 17: VanDIY: Public Speaking

Mar. 17: Founders Day

Mar. 20: “Understanding Leadership: Bringing Out the Best in Ourselves and Others” Workshop: Barbara McClure

* Mark Your Calendars

Mar. 24: International Lens Film Series: “Velodromo”

Mar. 25: Dr. David C. Jewitt Lecture: “Primordial Ice Reservoirs of the Solar System”


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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Research Study on Cognitive Development and Coping with Stress During Adolescence


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CRIME ALERT – Robbery at 17th and Horton Ave.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with free Irish dance lesson

Lecture on reggae, Rastafarian theology and Jamaica March 16 at Divinity School

Communicating with health care providers lunch and learn March 17

Babies and You about the challenges of pregnancy to be held March 18

Blood and bone marrow drive at SLC March 25

Procurement Services announces discounts with American Airlines

Community forum on Down Syndrome research to be held March 30

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Featured Media

Watch: VUCast: Dancing the night away and hope for some rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

Dancing the night away; exotic traveling Vandy-style; and hope for some rheumatoid arthritis sufferers. It’s all in this week’s VUCast for March 12, 2010.

Listen: Osher Lifelong Learning spring term set

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt offers spring classes for the community beginning March 15. The non-credit classes are geared toward older adults who want lectures and discussions in a relaxed and informal environment.

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

From the VUMC Reporter: Survey seeks input on research funds Web site University research faculty are invited to take an online survey to assess and improve the FIND Grants Web site.

Those who complete the survey before April 30 will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to Read more here.

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