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Free ‘Hidden Figures’ screening and discussion March 19

Mar. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures on Sunday, March 19, in Sarratt Cinema. The screening will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion led by Nicole Joseph, assistant professor of mathematics education.

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Outdoor Recreation’s climbing competition is April 3

Mar. 2, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) and Vanderbilt Outdoor Recreation will host “Commodore Climb 3:The Chalk Knight Rises” on Monday, April 3, at the VRWC Climbing Wall.

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Get your scuba certification at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Feb. 28, 2017—This semester the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center is hosting Scuba Shack’s PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification course.

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Slate of events scheduled for Women’s History Month

Feb. 28, 2017—March is Women's History Month, and the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center has a full slate of events planned, including the annual Cuninggim Lecture on March 23.

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Social justice in politically turbulent era focus of Bogitsh Lecture

Feb. 28, 2017—Stacey Floyd-Thomas will discuss "It's a Surreal World After All" when she delivers the Mafoi Carlisle Bogitsh Memorial Lecture March 2 at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Fine Arts Gallery presents ‘The Dada Effect’ starting March 16

Feb. 28, 2017—Recognizing the centenary and far-reaching importance of a pivotal modern art movement, the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery has partnered with Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies to present "The Dada Effect: An Anti-Aesthetic and Its Influence," an exhibition set for March 16 through May 27.

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Enroll in Vanderbilt Osher spring 2017 classes

Feb. 24, 2017—The August total solar eclipse, digital humanities and moral intelligence are among the diverse topics covered during the spring term of Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Sam discusses personal journey, ‘owning truth’ at Chancellor’s Lecture

Feb. 20, 2017—When University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out as gay ahead of the 2014 NFL draft, he was instantly branded a trailblazer and gay icon. But there is more to the story, said Sam during his Feb. 16 Chancellor's Lecture.

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Vandy Cooks: Celebrate healthy eating with Chef Aaron Dilts

Feb. 16, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “Vandy Cooks with Chef Aaron Dilts” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.

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‘A Post-Truth Nation’ panel to be hosted Feb. 22 by Vanderbilt Libraries

Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt Central Library will host a panel discussion on the current state of news, fake news, propaganda and more to be moderated by political scientist John Geer Feb. 22.

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Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning to host studio open house Feb. 15

Feb. 10, 2017—he Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning will host an open house for the VIDL Studio at Warren College on Feb. 15. The studio is based on a self-serve model that allows members with basic computer skills to use the studio to produce high-quality, finished video ready for distribution.

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Jamison discusses mental illness symptoms, overcoming stigma at Chancellor’s Lecture

Feb. 2, 2017—Depression and mania—the companion moods of bipolar disorder—are “ancient illnesses” and common among the general population, and successfully treating them is perhaps the best way to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness, said noted clinical psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison Tuesday evening in Sarratt Cinema.

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