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What’s going on at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013

Boston Marathoner reflects on experience; tragedy prompts response from Vanderbilt community

Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.

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Beware of phishing linked to Boston Marathon bombings

Information Technology Services at Vanderbilt wants to remind the community of the dangers of email phishing scams, which spike following major news events, such as the Boston Marathon bombings April 15.

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 Improved vacuum cleaner, smart infant car seat to be featured at Senior Design Day

Engineering majors will exhibit solutions to real-life engineering challenges proposed by clients with real design needs, including a next-generation vaccum cleaner and a smart car seat that alerts parents to children left in hot cars.

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Free activities planned to celebrate Earth Day

Activities to help you think and act "green" will mark Earth Day at Vanderbilt on April 22.

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Enrollment opens for major American Cancer Society study

The deadline is approaching to pre-enroll in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide population research program designed to track cancer risk in individuals and families.

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VUCast: Students help save a man; why women with elite educations opt out of full-time work; new Dores say yes!

This week on VUCast: Watch how students help save a man and his family. Why women with elite educations opt out of full-time work See how new Dores celebrate getting their “fat envelope”  

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Take Note

» Vanderbilt featured in Princeton Review’s guide to ‘green’ colleges

» Vanderbilt Executive MBA programs to host panel on global business

» New online system helps researchers share information

» eCatalog upgrade launches April 22; information sessions available

» Volunteers still needed for Commencement 2013

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HR News

» Healthy Bites initiative offers healthy eating options

» New Wellcast: Mindful Eating

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Apr. 18 — 12:00 p.m.
Epithelial Biology Center 2013 Symposium

Apr. 19 — 11:00 a.m.
Lab tours mark DNA Day at Vanderbilt

Apr. 22
Registration - American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class

Apr. 23 — 12:00 p.m.
Learn How to not be a Victim, From an expert!

Apr. 25 — 4:00 p.m.
Flexner Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Michael S. Brown

Apr. 25 — 4:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Donate Life Flag Raising Ceremony

Apr. 26 — 12:00 p.m.
Basic iPhone Photography

Apr. 29 — 6:00 p.m.
Community CPR Class

May. 01 — 1:00 p.m.
Dyer Observatory Open House Day

May. 02 — 4:00 p.m.
Flexner Lecture: Joan Steitz

May. 03 — 10:00 a.m.
Celebration of Teaching

May. 03 — 3:00 p.m.
Live Video: Nursing Awards & Recognition

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