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Vanderbilt Poll: Nashville wants transit overhaul, unsure about mayor’s plan

Concern about Nashville’s future rises as the city’s rapid growth strains transit and affordable housing, according to the latest research by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.


Vanderbilt senior earns prestigious fellowship from Luce Scholars Program

Phillip McGloin, a College of Arts and Science senior from Washington, D.C., has been named to the 2018-19 class of Luce Scholars. McGloin will gain new perspectives through immersive living and working experiences in Asia during the next year.


Nine new endowed chair recipients honored

Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored during a celebration at the Student Life Center Feb. 28.


Jiménez named 2018 AERA fellow

Robert T. Jiménez, professor of language, literacy and culture in the Department of Teaching and Learning, is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.


‘Slow college,’ Chancellor’s 10th anniversary, Vanderbilt Poll in weekly roundup of VU news

The Vanderbilt University Division of Communications publishes “VUToday,” a compilation of Vanderbilt mentions in the media, three times per week. Read a selection of Vanderbilt news stories for the week of Feb. 26.


Vanderbilt Libraries acquire three of Spinoza’s book treasures

Vanderbilt has acquired three rare 17th-century volumes by famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza, thanks to the Provost’s Library Collection Initiative. They will be on public display March 12.


Center for Latin American Studies to host 65th annual SECOLAS conference March 8-11

Several Vanderbilt faculty and students will present papers and serve on panels at the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies conference, scheduled for March 8-11 at Vanderbilt.


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

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.


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.


Fine Arts Gallery presents portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler

The Fine Arts Gallery presents its exhibit “America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler” beginning March 23.


‘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.


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VU Inside: Students dig into super-massive volcanic eruptions

A dozen Vanderbilt students went on a monthlong science adventure of a lifetime, studying super-eruptions, glaciers and earthquakes in New Zealand.


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March 5 — 7:30 p.m.
Curb Youth Symphony

March 6 — 8 a.m.
American Red Cross Blood Drive

March 6 — 9 a.m.
Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Open House

March 8 — 4 p.m.
Flexner Discovery Lecture: James P. Allison, Ph.D.

March 8 — 7 p.m.
Israeli Dance Session - Schulman Center

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