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Plan your week (2/26-3/2)

Blair students host a pre-college fair for intersted students and families on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Blair students host a pre-college fair for intersted students and families on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Claire Barnett

Blair students host a pre-college fair for intersted students and families on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Claire Barnett

Claire Barnett

Blair students host a pre-college fair for intersted students and families on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Claudia Willen

Looking to try something new this week? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

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Educational

What: Latino America Hoy: The Personal Journey of an American from a US Territory
When: Monday, February 26 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Buttrick 208
Why: This event launches VAHS’ new current events series: Latino America Hoy. The goal is to provide a space to learn about and discuss different issues and realities affecting Latin American countries, territories and the people with ties to them in the Vanderbilt and Nashville community.
Who: Vanderbilt Association of Hispanic Students

What: An Educational Safari
When: Monday, February 26 at 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Where: Wyatt Rotunda
Why: Dr. Durnan, a Peabody alumnus and Director of University School of Nashville, went on an “educational safari” to peek behind the curtain of schools nationwide that are doing exemplary work. He engaged with micro schools, alternative schools, charter schools, experiential schools, schools invoking technology for deeper learning and schools doing more with less. This event offers a snapshot of the education reform landscape.
Who: Common Ground

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Sports

What: Women’s Lacrosse vs. Louisville
When: Tuesday, February 27 at 3 p.m.
Where: The Vanderbilt Lacrosse Complex
Why: Support the women’s lacrosse team as they take on Louisville.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Men’s Basketball vs. Missouri
When: Tuesday, February 27 at 6 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym
Why: Cheer on the men’s basketball team against Missouri.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Men’s Baseball vs. Indiana State
When: Wednesday, February 28 at 4 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Take a study break and enjoy the ball game against Indiana State.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

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Cultural

What: FORUS Minority Career Expo
When: Tuesday, February 27 at 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Student Life Center
Why: A minority career expo that will provide undergraduate students of color opportunities to speak with representatives from organizations. There will also be the chance to learn about opportunities in summer programs, internships and full-time employment/education opportunities after graduation.
Who: National Black MBA Association

What: Women’s History Month Kickoff
When: Wednesday, February 28 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center
Why: Come celebrate the beginning of Women’s History Month at the Women’s Center. There will be lunch, giveaways and music.
Who: Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

What: Ilan Lopez: Anti-Semitism in Latin America
When: Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Hillel (Grins)
Why: Dores for Israel will host Ilan Lopez for an informative event about the anti-Semitism and anti-Israel trends in Latin America. Ilan Lopez is the Latin America Director for StandWithUs, an international Israel education organization.
Who: Dores for Israel

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Recreational

What: Are You Smarter Than a First Year?
When: Tuesday, February 27 at 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 216/220
Why: Join Lambda and BSA for “Are You Smarter Than a First Year?” where we’ll ask questions that center around the lives and accomplishments of Black LGBT activists and icons. Show up with your friends to compete and enjoy the mixer afterwards.

What: Two Days, One Night
When: Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Sandra 
has two days and one night to convince 
her co-workers to sacrifice their bonuses
 so that she will not lose her job. This contemporary morality tale plays out with gripping realism, attuned to the affective economies of labor and social relations.

French with English subtitles. 95 minutes. Presented in collaboration with the Department of Political Science, English and Cinema & Media Arts
Who: International Lens Film Series

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Arts

What: Holocaust Lecture Series event: Violins of Hope
When: Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Holocaust Lecture Series
Why: Using violins played by Jews during the Holocaust,  Violins of Hope visits Vanderbilt’s campus during its time in Nashville. Come to the event to hear powerful compositions and learn the stories behind the instruments.
Who: Holocaust Lecture Series

What: Black Girl Magic Exhibit Opening
When: Wednesday, February 28 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Black Cultural Center
Why: This event celebrates the opening of the Black Girl Magic photo exhibition.  The exhibit will be on display through the month of March, which is Women’s History Month.

Co-sponsored by: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center; Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence; Vanderbilt Athletics, Callie House Research Center for the Study of Global Cultures and Politics; Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence; Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center.
Who: Black Cultural Center

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Health & Wellness

What: Yoga Mat Making
When: Monday, February 26 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Join the Center for Student Wellbeing at the Wond’ry to create and design your own yoga mat. You may bring an image or create an image once you arrive. Space is limited to 10 individuals.  Each person will leave with their own yoga mat.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Eat/Drink Me
When: Wednesday, February 28 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing
Why: VUMC surgeon, Dr. Lea Matsuoka, will share her knowledge and expertise about how foods and drinks impact the body. Taziki’s will be provided.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

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Editor’s note: Source of event information is Anchor Link and Facebook.

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