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.

Educational

Educational

What: Start-Up Slam
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Come to the most ambitious crossover event in campus history as the Career Center, the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt Ventures and Alpha Kappa Psi team up to host its first ever Start-Up Slam. Slams are fast, fun networking events where recruiters and students connect after each company representative gives a 45 second pitch on why students should work for their company. Business casual attire is recommended.
Who: Vanderbilt Student Government

What: Study Strategies: Exam Prep
When: Monday, April 16 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Center for Student Wellbeing Classroom
Why: If you are struggling in a class, want to boost your GPA or just want to become a more efficient learner, take advantage of this study skills and time management workshop.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

Sports

Sports

What: Baseball vs. University of Evansville
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Support the ‘Dores as they take on the Evansville Aces
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

What: Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche
When: Wednesday, April 18 at 9 p.m.
Where: Stream here.
Why: Watch the Preds fight their way to the Stanley Cup.
Who: Nashville Predators

Cultural

Cultural

What: Screening of The Hunting Ground
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Stevenson 4309
Why: Watch the award-winning movie The Hunting Ground to learn about how sexual assault affects college campuses nationwide.
Who: HeForShe

What: Gavagai
When: Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Watch Gavagai, a story about a German businessman who travels to
 Norway to finish the impossible translation of
 Norwegian poet Tarjei Vesaas’s poems into
 Chinese, a project of his late wife. Get ready for what’s sure to be a winding, interesting tale about love, loss and understanding one another.
Who: International Lens Film Series

Recreational

Recreational

What: Rites of Spring
When: Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: It’s that time of year again, so grab your tickets and get ready for the first day of Rites! Gates open at 5 p.m. before Kiiara, H.E.R. and DNCE perform.
Who: Vanderbilt Programming Board

What: Tongue ‘N’ Cheek Show
When: Friday, April 20 at 7:37 p.m. to 8:37 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: It’s a free improv comedy show, what’s not to love?
Who: Tongue ‘N’ Cheek

Arts

Arts

What: “Fireside Chat” on Portraiture with Professor Farrar Cusomato
When: Tuesday, April 17 2018 at 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery
Why: Join Prof. Cusomato, a senior lecturer in the Department of Art, to discuss what we expect from portraits, what role they play in our culture and how that relates to the recently unveiled portraits of the Obamas and the celebrity portraits in America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler.
Who: Fine Arts Gallery  

What: Variations Spring Concert
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Have you heard what Vanderbilt Variations has been working on for the entire semester? Show up on Tuesday to find out.
Who: Vanderbilt Variations

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

What: Yoga Mat Making
When: Monday, April 16 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry
Why: Make your own mat so next time you roll it out to find your zen, you can do so with style. Bring a flash drive with the design you want, or create an image at the Wond’ry. Space is limited, so nama-sprint over there.
Who: Center for Student Wellbeing

What: Healthy Eating: Yogurt Parfait Bar
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Where: Lupton Lounge
Why: Grab a free healthy breakfast and some information on how eat healthier during finals season, when spending a midnight swipe on coffee and chips sounds a little too good.
Who: Branscomb Quadrangle

What: Yoga & Meditation on Wyatt Lawn
When: Tuesday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Wyatt Lawn
Why: If Dean Beasley can take an hour out of her busy day to teach a yoga and meditation class, you can take an hour to join her. Enjoy the Nashville spring weather and find the time to destress at one of the most picturesque spots on campus.
Who: Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

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

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