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H1N1 from ReporterHow did we get here and how bad will H1N1 be?

Truth is, no one knows how hard this flu may hit, or when it will blow over.

data pipelineDigitalVU month to include workshops, open houses, lectures and more

The second annual DigitalVU month kicks off Oct. 7.

fallforthearts-tall-email‘Fall into Arts’ Oct. 9 at The Commons

Fall For the Arts is a celebration of music, dance, poetry and prose, and is open to all Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff.

Fatal Journey book coverThe life, legacy and mystery of explorer Henry Hudson to be examined by author and professor Peter Mancall during speech Oct. 12

Peter C. Mancall, professor of history and anthropology at the University of Southern California, will speak  Monday, Oct. 12, at 4:10 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Room 126.

DyerJazz on the Mountain to feature Blair Big Band Oct. 11

Admission is free and open to the public, but reservations are required on a first-come, first-served basis.

Will Shortz-small fileNYT crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz speaks Oct. 14

Tickets are free to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff. Only one free ticket may be picked up with a Vanderbilt identification card at the Sarratt Student Center box office.

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*  This Week

Oct. 5: State of the Nation: Is America Ready to Come Out? Rev. Mel White

Oct. 7: Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box – Marilyn Murphy

Oct. 8: “Possibility Leadership:  Facilitating Inspiration to Change.” Kim Massey

Oct. 8-10: VU Theatre Performances

Oct. 9: Dyer Open House Telescope Night

Oct. 10: 2009 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

* Mark Your Calendars

Oct. 15-16: Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion – Cole Lectures – Reverend James Lawson

Oct. 15: Commodore Quake

Oct. 16-17: Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2009

Oct. 18: BESA: Muslim Families Who Saved Jews in World War II – Norman Gershman/Stuart Huck Johanna Neumann

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Seasonal flu vaccines continue at convenient locations

Funds available for diabetes research

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Health Plus providing breakfast for those who participate in Walk to Work Day Oct. 6

Vanderbilt senior named Miss Tennessee International

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Featured Media

VUCAST100209Video: VUCast: Oct. 2 2009 — bringing art to the iPhone and debating the King of Pop

campaign adsVideo: “How Campaign Ads and the Internet Shape Participation”

latin amVideo: “Latin American Challenges … After the Crisis”

New Health and Wellness Podcast: Animal Allergies-Nothing to Sneeze At

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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.

Vanderbilt Engineering:

Alumnus Maps the World (and Beyond) With Google Earth

GoogleEarth2When Chikai Ohazama graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering in 1994, the world stretched in front of him. Today the world stretches before everyone, thanks to Google Earth and Ohazama, the former biomedical engineering major who helped develop it.

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