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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, March 24, 2016

AlertVU test postponed due to threat of severe weather today

The test of the AlertVU emergency notification system originally scheduled for March 24 has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The test will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Arts and Science Dean’s Office appoints divisional deans

Dean of the College of Arts and Science Lauren Benton has announced the appointment of two senior faculty members as divisional deans in the college. The new positions will facilitate academic planning in departments and programs within the three Arts and Science divisions: humanities, social sciences and sciences.

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Vanderbilt Project Safe Center to become limited confidential resource in fall 2016

Vanderbilt University has taken another step in fostering a culture that encourages reporting incidents of sexual assault on campus. Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response will become a limited confidential resource for students.

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Four honored by Women’s Center

Four women from the Vanderbilt community were recognized for their leadership, mentoring and contributions to the advancement of women during the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s annual Cuninggim Lecture and awards ceremony March 22.

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Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning calls for faculty working group proposals

The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning announces a call for proposals to initiate experimental working groups in digital innovation. These small working groups should provide faculty the resources for open-ended experimentation with a novel digital tool, pedagogic approach or research avenue.

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Speak up by hitting the pavement for campus safety walk

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join in a walking tour of campus on National Walking Day, April 6, at 2 p.m. The policy tour event will highlight bike and pedestrian safety efforts on campus.

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‘The Women of Selma’ panel discussion at Black Cultural Center today

Three women who were civil rights activists during the 1960s will reflect on their roles in the movement during the March 24 panel discussion "At the Forefront of Freedom: The Women of Selma."

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Free spring football game, block party means family fun on Friday

The Commodore football team will host its annual Black & Gold spring game on Friday, March 25. Kickoff is at 6 p.m., and admission is free.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to speak March 29

The Center for Latin American Studies and the Peabody College Department of Teaching and Learning will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to Nashville March 29-30. Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique’s Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.

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Vanderbilt’s Susan Gray School honored with national accreditation

The Susan Gray School, part of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, again has achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the foremost professional association for the field of early childhood education.

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Peabody team’s storybook app wins first-round funding in federal competition

“Read With Me, Talk With Me,” a project of the Early Development Lab at Peabody College of education and human development, has received a Phase 1 award from Bridging the Word Gap Challenge, a contest run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration.

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See work by student artists at Senior Show 2016

The Department of Art will open its galleries to reveal the works of 12 graduating art majors. Senior Show 2016 will run from April 15 to May 13 in Space 204, the second-floor gallery at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center.

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Use these tips to promote positive medical experiences among children

March is Child Life Month. In celebration, has featured a series of stories by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt specialists, who share their expertise with parents in putting children at ease.

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March 25
One-day conference: “Historical Conflicts and the Prospects for Peace in Colombia”

March 25 — 7 p.m.
Berry Lecture in Public Philosophy: “Blood Oil”

March 29 — 7 p.m.
Special music performances for “Close Readings” exhibition

March 30 — 4:10 p.m.
”History and the Politics of Prostitution: Prostitution and the Politics of History”

March 30 — 7 p.m.
Guest artists: “Lawler plus Fadoul”

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