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‘Dangers of Climate Change Denial’ topic of lecture March 20

Mar. 14, 2018—Michael Mann, a Distinguished Professor at Penn State whose work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change led to the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a talk beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20.

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Enabling Innovation Initiative to feature MIT’s Wittrup March 23

Mar. 13, 2018—The next Enabling Innovation Initiative (el2) lecture will feature MIT's Dane Wittrup discussing "Respecting Expertise: How Humility and a Decade of Effort Built the Best Antibody Discovery Platform." The talk is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 23, in Light Hall, Room 214.

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Matthews, Minhaj, Carbino headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 26–28

Mar. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt's Impact Symposium, one of the oldest university lecture series of its caliber in the nation, this year features Chris Matthews, best-selling author and host of MSNBC’s "Hardball"; Hasan Minhaj, comedian, actor and senior correspondent for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"; and Jessica Carbino, sociologist for the social and dating app Bumble.

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‘The Archaeology of Interactions: Christians, Jews and Muslims in Late Antique Palestine and Jerusalem’ March 14

Mar. 12, 2018—The Vanderbilt Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies presents Gideon Avni, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority, who will address "The Archaeology of Interactions: Christians, Jews and Muslims in Late Antique Palestine and Jerusalem" beginning at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Cohen Memorial Hall, Room 203.

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Mixing hard science and humanities focus of visiting scholar’s talk

Mar. 9, 2018—A Swarthmore biology professor who is working to bridge the gap between science and humanities will speak at Vanderbilt Law School March 15.

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VUIIS Center for Small Animal Imaging open house March 23

Mar. 9, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science's Center for Small Animal Imaging is having an open house March 23.

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Career Center hosts sessions on competitive student scholarships, fellowships

Mar. 8, 2018—The Career Center will present several informational sessions and workshops throughout March and April for students interested in applying for competitive national honors scholarships and fellowships.

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South African scholar to discuss Black Consciousness Movement founder Steve Biko March 14

Mar. 7, 2018—Renowned South African scholar Tendayi Sithole will give a talk about Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14,  in Buttrick Hall, Room 102.

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CANCELED: Annual Cuninggim Lecture, Women’s Center Awards will be March 21

Mar. 7, 2018—The 2018 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented Wednesday, March 21, by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center—will feature Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of "Teen Vogue," who was responsible for the magazine’s increased focus on politics and social justice issues.

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‘Economics of Popular Music’ topic of McGee Public Policy Lecture March 26

Mar. 2, 2018—Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and current vice president of the American Economic Association, will discuss "Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music” on Monday, March 26.

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Elder Care Fair offers help in navigating the caregiver maze March 14

Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center hosts its ninth annual Elder Care Fair on Wednesday, March 14, providing an excellent opportunity to obtain helpful information about available community resources and services for seniors and adult caregivers.

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Kennedy, Zeppos to discuss mental health and addiction advocacy March 13

Feb. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy on Tuesday, March 13. “A Common Struggle: Making Mental Health Essential Health” will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

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