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  9 things you need to know this week  
1.   International Women’s Day: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center marks 40 years of interaction and change
    The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is an affirming space for women and for all members of the Vanderbilt community that actively resists sexism and all forms of oppression by providing resources and educational programming. [ Read More ]
2.   Zeppos to welcome distinguished guests to campus for spring lectures
    A former United States president, groundbreaking political figures, and nationally renowned science advocates are among the speakers to be featured in the coming weeks of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt. [ Read More ]
3.   Provost’s steering committee on women announces four areas of focus
    The Provost’s Steering Committee for Initiatives Focusing on the Status of Women has established four subcommittees to focus on key thematic pillars: institutionalized professional practice; campus climate; pay equity; and parental leave, childcare and family-friendly policies. [ Read More ]
4.   Panel discussion on STEM career paths for women March 12
    The Vanderbilt community is invited to a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 12, titled “ZigZags: Honest STEM Career Paths.” The discussion will be held in the auditorium of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. The program begins with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by the panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. [ Read More ]
5.   Digging up bones thanks to a competitive grant from National Geographic
    Maya Krause, a Ph.D. student specializing in bioarchaeology, will spend her summer high in the mountains of Peru searching for ancient human remains after earning National Geographic’s Early Career Grant. [ Read More ]
6.   Story Photo Our favorite #vandygram of the week
    This week our favorite #vandygram is from Owen’s @blakegore – and we think his caption speaks for itself! Head over to his Instagram to enjoy a plethora of tiny sketches. [ Read More ]
7.   I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks
    Antoinette Hicks, the morning supervisor at Rand Dining Center, says Campus Dining provides sustenance in more ways than one. [ Read More ]
8.   Women’s History Month kickoff March 11 at Sarratt Promenade; more events to follow
    The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend a Women’s History Month kickoff event at Sarratt Promenade on March 11 featuring food, music, trivia, prizes and more, and the university will host a full calendar of events, film screenings, interactive workshops, lectures and panel discussions throughout March. [ Read More ]
9.   Attorney who helped Atlanta win ’96 Olympic bid to give Sports and Society talk March 12
    Attorney Charlie Battle will share the inside story of how Atlanta became the first Southern U.S. city to host the Olympics in his March 12 talk, “The World Came to Atlanta; And What it Left Behind.” [ Read More ]
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