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A statement from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeffrey R. Balser on health care reform legislation dig deep to extend season

They didn’t want this to be their last game. So three seniors led the Commodore women’s basketball team to an 83-76 victory in overtime on March 21, when they faced off against the DePaul Blue Demons in the first round of NCAA play in Cincinnati. Tuesday, they will get the chance to do it again against Xavier in the second round of the prestigious tournament of which Vanderbilt has been a part in each of the last 11 years. Library renovation coming

The Central Library will undergo a $6 million renovation that addresses 21st century teaching and research needs for students and faculty while enhancing the experiences of community visitors. Day provides long-awaited answers

The largest graduating class in Vanderbilt University School of Medicine history delivered big results in Light Hall as 116 ‘matches’ with some of the country’s top residency programs provided a spark for the next generation of physicians. service set March 23 for ER nurse Simmons

A memorial service is set for Benton Chapel 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, for Freeda Simmons, an ER nurse who died in a March 15 accident. Vanderbilt Day on the Hill

State lawmakers had the opportunity to learn about Vanderbilt’s significant impact across all of Tennessee when administrators as well as students participated in Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill. mystery of the baseball glove, solved

An iconic feature of the Vanderbilt landscape is the chair which gives the Baseball Glove Lounge in Sarratt Student Center its name.  Countless students have studied, napped, and canoodled in the baseball glove chair without ever knowing that it is a design icon as well.

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*  This Week

Mar. 22: Conversation and Reception with Alberto Fugue (Off Campus)

Mar. 23: Title IX: Is Reform Necessary? Panel Discussion

Mar. 23: Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s – Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Mar. 23-24: Andrew Jennings - Guest Artist Master Class and Recital

March 24: Muslims and Jews: A Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Mar. 24: Vanderbilt TV Special – Medical Advances: Preserving Eyesight

Mar. 25: InsideOut of the Lunch Box – The Color Purple

Mar. 25: Antoinette Brown Lecture – Judith Plaskow

Mar. 26-28: Literary Experiments: Media, Art and Texts 1950-2010 Conference

* Mark Your Calendars

Apr. 7: Cuninggim Lecture: Daisy Hernandez

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Sign Up for a Clinical Trial

Children age 5-8 Needed for a Research Study on Sleep Characteristics and Neurocognitive Functioning


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The Doyle and Debbie Show presented March 22

Berry Lecture focuses on end of life issues

Weight Watchers sessions start March 31

Summer music school for families offered at Blair

Learn about living at your healthy weight

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Featured Media

Watch: VUCast: Remembering Memorial Magic during March Madness

Remembering Memorial Magic during March Madness and greed is not good. It’s VUCast time for March 19, 2010. Vanderbilt’s video production unit has won eight regional Emmy awards and earned 21 nominations since 2007.

Watch: Sibling Rivalry: Can the religious offspring of Abraham get along?

Wright is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Evolution of God. His March 17, 2010, lecture is part of the university’s Project Dialogue series Rastafarian theology

Juan Floyd-Thomas, associate professor of black church studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, spoke on March 16, 2010, on “Stand Up Jamrock Generation: Reflections on Rastafarian Theology, Reggae Music and the Politics of Postcolonial Jamaican Culture.” The lecture was sponsored by the Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture program at the divinity school.

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