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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, March 3, 2016

John Boehner, Spike Lee, more to headline Impact Symposium March 21-23

Vanderbilt's Impact Symposium, one of the oldest university lecture series of its caliber in the nation, will feature best-selling author Azar Nafisi, Black Lives Matter activist and Teach For America Executive Director Brittany Packnett, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and former Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner March 21-23.

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VIDL calls for proposals for innovative projects in digital learning

The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning is calling for proposals for innovative projects in digital learning ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.

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Take control of your financial future with free live webcast today

According to a 2014 Pew Research Center study, more than 50 percent of women are the primary breadwinners in their households. At the same time, a study by Fidelity Investments found only 4 percent drive their family’s investment strategies. Fidelity created the Empowering Conversations webcast series to help women reach their financial potential.

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Vanderbilt’s Gary Henry named AERA Fellow

Vanderbilt education professor Gary Henry is among 22 scholars selected as 2016 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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Vanderbilt wins two regional Emmys

Vanderbilt University won two regional Emmys from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during the awards ceremony Feb. 27 at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Graduate students compete in fourth annual Three Minute Thesis competition

Vanderbilt graduate students demonstrated that they can summarize their 80,000-word theses in less than three minutes using terms that members of the public can understand during this year's Three Minute Thesis competition.

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Law school to host conference with top minds in artificial intelligence

Vanderbilt Law School will host a conference on the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession April 13-14.

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Update on the science of life in the universe today

Caleb Scharf, director of astrobiology at Columbia University, will address age-old questions such as "Are we alone?" and "Where do we come from?" in a free public lecture March 3 titled "Astrobiology: The Science of Life in the Universe.”

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Library lunch talk March 9 is about deception

Lying is the topic of the next Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the downtown Nashville Public Library March 9.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with lectures, films, workshops, more

March is Women's History Month. Celebrate with the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center as it sponsors a series of lectures, films, panel discussions, workshops and more.

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SEC facilities officers meet at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University Plant Operations was host of the fifth annual SEC Chief Facilities Officers Meeting held Feb. 24-26. The meeting convenes chief facilities officers from Southeastern Conference universities to discuss the latest topics in facilities management and share best practices.

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School of Engineering recognizes students in athletics, Army and Navy ROTC

For a third year, Dean Philippe Fauchet honored engineering student-athletes and Army and Navy ROTC students with a special dinner at the University Club, where they heard from alumni Perry Wallace and Sandra Cochran.

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What’s your story? Meet the student behind #halfthestory

A Vanderbilt University student and entrepreneur is spearheading a social media campaign aimed at helping people be more authentic. Meet Larissa May and #halfthestory.

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March 3 — 12:20 p.m.
Richard Keller: “Anecdotal Life - Isolation, Vulnerability and Social Marginalization”

March 4
Wear Blue Day

March 4 — 4 p.m.
Kim Wasserman-Nieto speaks on environmental justice

March 5 — 9 a.m.
Brain Blast 2016

March 5 — noon
Test of tornado warning systems

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