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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Monday, March 14, 2016

Remembrance service scheduled for Vanderbilt graduate student Taylor Force

Members of the Vanderbilt community will gather Friday, March 18, to remember Owen Graduate School of Management student Taylor Force, who was killed March 8 in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv, Israel. The service is closed to the public, and because of limited seating in the chapel, priority will be given to members of the Owen School community and those who knew Force well.

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Graduate Education Study Group issues report; Graduate School relocates to Alumni Hall

The Graduate Education Study Group, charged with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt, has completed its work and issued its full report. In addition, Vanderbilt’s Graduate School has relocated from Kirkland Hall to its new home in Alumni Hall.

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FDA approves Vanderbilt-designed Indego exoskeleton for clinical and personal use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given clearance to market and sell the powered lower-limb exoskeleton created by a team of Vanderbilt engineers and commercialized by the Parker Hannifin Corporation for both clinical and personal use in the United States.

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Learn more about ERP project at Tuesday launch

Come to the Enterprise Resource Planning system project launch March 15 to learn about the executive steering committee's vision for the project and its impact on Vanderbilt's future.

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Join provost for next Open Dore On Location Wednesday

Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to attend Open Dore On Location, informal discussion sessions with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente. The next session will be March 16.

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Renowned education technologist to speak Wednesday

Robbie K. Melton will discuss and showcase some of the latest smart technologies transforming education when the award-winning TSU professor and administrator speaks at Central Library March 16.

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Alumni Marshall and Carlson-Wee among Vanderbilt Visiting Writers

The Gertrude and Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series will host two alumni who are award-winning poets. Anders Carlson-Wee and Nate Marshall will give public readings the week of March 14-18.

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Activist who took down Confederate flag will speak at Vanderbilt

Bree Newsome, who became the face of the movement to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds when she scaled a 30-foot flagpole last June, will speak at Vanderbilt University's Benton Chapel March 22.

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Fossils at the Fort is Saturday

Fossils at the Fort is a free annual event providing young and old with an opportunity to journey into Middle Tennessee's astonishing ancient past.

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Official apparel and promotional vendors for university, VUMC take effect April 1

Vanderbilt will launch new multiyear agreements with a select group of vendors for the purchase of all promotional apparel and awards by Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center departments, effective April 1.

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March 14 — noon
Black Women in Film: “Mavis!”

March 15 — 4 p.m.
Kim Wasserman-Nieto discusses environmental justice

March 15 — 7 p.m.
National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day: “Stories and Perspectives on the Impact of HIV”

March 15 — 7 p.m.
Moon Watch & Moon Pies

March 16 — 4:10 p.m.
Brian Larkin: “Loudspeakers, Urban Space and Religious Form in Nigeria”

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