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Eleven students chosen as newest class of Ingram Scholars

Eleven incoming first-year students have been selected from among more than 1,600 applicants as the newest members of the Ingram Scholars Program.


Zeppos, Kennedy to discuss mental health and addiction advocacy Tuesday

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.


Vanderbilt Divinity professor and committed community activist dies

Eugene TeSelle, a retired Divinity School professor who was a strong advocate on community issues ranging from urban neighborhood preservation to integrated schools, died March 1.


Vanderbilt alumna finalist for inaugural Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Vanderbilt University alumna Lisa Muloma was a finalist for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, a new prestigious scholarship that fully funds graduate-level work in any field at Stanford University.


Violins of Hope come to Nashville, VU campus

In March, 22 violins—most most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust—will arrive in Music City from Israel, where they will be heard once more as the Violins of Hope. Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are serving as programming partners for the visit.


Symposium suggests ways to make environmental regulations more palatable

A March 12 panel of law and environmental experts will discuss making environmental regulations more palatable to conservatives by limiting where they’re enforced and moving responsibility from the federal level to state and local governments.


‘Additional Perspectives on the Nashville Transit Plan’ set for March 13

The Office of Community, Neighborhood & Government Relations and the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency invite the VU community to attend a lunch-and-learn panel discussion about the future landscape of Nashville as well as the impact of mobility on land use at Vanderbilt.


Author of fierce family memoir ‘Cuz’ to deliver Howard Lecture

Danielle Allen, a Harvard political theorist who has written a family memoir about the life and tragic death of her previously incarcerated first cousin, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture on March 13.


Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt closed March 18 for inventory

Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt will be closed Sunday, March 18, due to the store’s annual inventory count. The store will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, March 19.


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

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.


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

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.


Vanderbilt’s inaugural Edible Books Festival set for April 2

Vanderbilt’s inaugural Edible Books Festival, where the worlds of food and books collide in creative and delicious ways, is scheduled for Monday, April 2, in the Central Library Community Room.


Daylight saving time begins Sunday; avoid becoming a time change zombie

Banking up on sleep ahead of the March 11 time change is a smart way to avoid the frantic feelings and lingering fatigue associated with daylight saving time—if you do it the right way, according to a specialist at the Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center.


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Olympic-size goals drive Paralympian and Peabody professor

Courage and determination runs through the veins of two-time Paralympian and Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt. Now she’s using her drive in research and advocacy on disability rights.


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March 9 — 3 p.m.
Kit Building Workshop

March 9 — 7 p.m.
Telescope Night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

March 10 — 2 p.m.
Book Signing: Daniel Dark, 'Knife's Tell'

March 12 — Noon
French/Francophone Cultural Seminar with Rebecca Spang

March 12 — 8 p.m.
The Percussion Collective: Robert van Sice

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