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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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‘Lady Macbeth and Her Pal, Megan’ performed Feb. 28

Feb. 23, 2018—Comedian Megan Gogerty is having a midlife crisis. When a friend suggests that she - a sunny, nerdy, cornfed comic - can’t play Lady Macbeth, that tragic figure of darkness and power, Megan launches on a quest to prove otherwise, only to discover Lady M isn’t all that she’s cracked up to be.

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‘You Are My Sunshine’ at Neely Auditorium Feb. 27

Feb. 23, 2018—Terry Galloway spent years living in silence until technology, in the form of a cochlear implant, caught up with her. "You Are My Sunshine" is Terry's comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane, exploration of what happened after she literally regained her senses.

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‘Hidden Figures’ author discusses female STEM pioneers, shared history

Feb. 23, 2018—"Hidden Figures" author Margot Lee Shetterly discussed the importance of African Americans role models in telling America's story during a campus visit Feb. 20.

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Fine Arts Gallery presents portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

Feb. 23, 2018—The Fine Arts Gallery presents its exhibit "America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler" beginning March 23.

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School of Medicine presents three upcoming Flexner Dean’s Lectures

Feb. 22, 2018—The School of Medicine invites the Vanderbilt community to three upcoming lectures.

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Duke’s Gustavo Silva to give Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture March 1

Feb. 20, 2018—Gustavo Silva, assistant professor of biology at Duke University, will discuss “K63 Ubiquitin and the Regulation of Translation in Response to Oxidative Stress” beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Preston Research Building, Room 206. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture series.

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Visionary Italian architect, engineer to show how sensing technologies can reshape cities Feb. 22

Feb. 15, 2018—Carlo Ratti, director of MIT's Senseable City Lab and an architect and engineer by training, will deliver the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. The lecture also will be streamed live.

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Panel discussion on Nashville Transit Plan set for Feb. 23

Feb. 14, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend a lunch-and-learn panel discussion about the proposed Nashville Transit Plan Feb. 23.

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Health Plus presents the Love Your Heart Expo Feb. 28 for National Heart Month

Feb. 14, 2018—You can greatly reduce your heart-disease risk through a healthy lifestyle, and Health Plus encourages you to take action by attending the Love Your Heart expo.

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