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August 23-29, 1999

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Vanderbilt employees demonstrate line dancing for crowds at Tailgate ’98. This year’s event will be held Sept. 11.

VU’s Tailgate ’99

This year’s Tailgate is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11 when the Vanderbilt Commodores take on Northern Illinois in the new “Turf War” season. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. with barbecue, chips, cookies and soft drinks. At noon, let the fun and games begin. See and meet Mr. Commodore and the Vanderbilt University cheerleaders. An added attraction to this year’s event will be watching the Vanderbilt University Band of Gold march by on its way to the stadium and saving the best for last there will be Commo-DORE prizes given away all afternoon (but you must be present to win).

Also on the schedule for Tailgate ’99 are activities sponsored by HEALTH Plus, including a Purity ice cream taste test. Nonperishable food items will also be collected for donation to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Bring your family and picnic blanket and join your colleagues for a Vanderbilt community tradition. Remember to R.S.V.P and to bring your Vanderbilt ID for admission. Tickets to the game are free, but must be picked up at Tailgate. (Flyers with R.S.V.P. forms and parking permits have been mailed out—but if you have not received your information, contact the Human Resource Services Office). Deadline for RSVPs is Sept. 1. For more information, call Human Resource Services at 343-3703.


Classes begin for nursing and management.

Registration for upper class law students. All classes begin in law.

Orientation for all new Graduate School students.

Blair interviews for new performance students (non-majors) and auditions for the Vanderbilt Orchestra and Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir.

Parking permits. Traffic and Parking Office. Undergraduate students. All vehicles operated on campus by students or their parents must have University permits after today. Call 322-2554 for more information.

Vanderbilt Bookstore. “Move-in hours.” Aug. 23-25. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Aug. 26. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 28. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Medical Bookstore (Light Hall) hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information, call 322-2994 or e-mail:

New students. College of Arts and Science. Mandatory program for undergraduate students. “Inside the Classroom.” Meeting with Dean Ettore Infante and staff. 8:30 a.m. Langford Auditorium.

Registration and OASIS. Undergraduate students, the College of Arts and Science Registrar’s staff will be available in 120 Wilson Hall (the Electronic Classroom) to assist students with the use of the OASIS registration system. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Freshman library orientation. Central Library. Undergraduate students. Aug. 23-26. “Introduction to the Central Library and a demonstration of ACORN.” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 45 minute sessions. No registration necessary. Call 343-0606 for more information.

Poster sale continues. Sarratt Visual Arts Committee. Aug. 23-27. Fine art reproductions (priced from $6 to $20). Main lobby of the Sarratt Student Center. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call JoEl Levy Logiudice at 322-2471.

Clinical Informatics conference. Noon. 4109A MCE.

Dissertation. “A Descriptive Analysis of Classroom Interactions between Teachers and Students with Mental Retardation or Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.” Stephen Maynard Johnson, Ph.D. Program in Education and Human Development (Janice M. Baker, major adviser). 1 p.m. 315 MRL Building.

Dissertation. “Rho GTPases and the c-Jun N-terminal kinase cascade in TGFbeta Signal Transduction.” Michael Eugene Engel, Department of Cell Biology (Harold L. Moses, major adviser). 3 p.m. 653 Medical Research Building II.

Production. Project Dialogue. Aug. 23-25. Aug. 23. 7:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Aug. 24. 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Freshmen only. Aug. 25. Public performance. Noon. Neely Auditorium.

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Grand Rounds. Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. “MRI of the Spine.” Dr. Tom Dina. 7 a.m. C2209 MCN.

Orientation for new divinity students. Registration for new divinity and Division of Unclassified Study students.

Fall registration period ends. First day of change period (drop/add) for law students. Aug. 24-27.

Closed facility. Student Recreation Center. Noon-5 p.m. Staff training.

Creative Life Planning group. Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. “Issues Week for personal sharing.” Noon-1 p.m.

Chancellor’s picnic. New students. Hosted by Chancellor and Mrs. Joe B. Wyatt. 4:30-6:30 p.m. 211 Deer Park Drive (rain location, Student Recreation Center). Call 343-3200 for bus departure schedule.

Presbyterian student fellowship. Drew Henderson. 6 p.m. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Dissertation. “Social Competence of Children and Adolescence with Visual Impairments.” Young-Il Kim, Department of Special Education (Anne Corn, major adviser). 1 p.m. 315 MRL Building.

Town meeting. Chancellor Search Committee. 5 p.m. 208 Light Hall. All faculty, staff and students are invited to offer comments and questions to members of the search committee and Bill Funk, a representative of the executive search firm Korn/Ferry.

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Trauma conference. Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. “Fracture.” Dr. Kenneth D. Johnson. 7 a.m. C2209 MCN.

Classes begin in the College of Arts and Science, Blair, Divinity, Engineering, Graduate School and Peabody.

Placement testing. English for Internationals. Fall I. 9 a.m. Registration. Aug. 26-27. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Dr. Janet Graham at 322-2277 for more information or e-mail:

Eucharist service. 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Wesley Foundation (Methodist) mid-week program. 7:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Guest recital. Blair School of Music. “Night Songs and Lullabies.” Works by Barber, Brahms, Copland, Ives, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Strauss and Wolf. 8 p.m. Blair Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

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Total Joint conference. “Total Hip Arthroplasty.” Dr. David K. DeBoer. 7 a.m. C2209 MCN. o

Fall registration—change period begins. Last day management students may add or drop Module I courses with no entry on record.

Federal Work-Study Job Fair. Office of Student Financial Aid. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stadium Club. All students who have accepted a 1999 Federal Work-Study Award are invited to attend and should be prepared to present a picture ID and an original Social Security card or birth certificate. Call 322-3591 for more information.

Clinical Informatics conference. Noon. 8109 Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Dissertation. “A Valuation of Specific Crime Rates.” William Alan Bartley, Department of Economics and Business Administration (Mark Cohen, major adviser). 1 p.m. 209 Calhoun Hall.

Faculty Assembly. 4:10 p.m. Langford Auditorium.

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Basic Science conference. Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. 7 a.m. S3407 MCN.

Deadline for graduate/professional level students to pay fall charges without a late payment fee.

Student orientation program events. “Welcome to the Jungle: Fall Festival 1999.” Rainforest Café. 4-6 p.m. Freshman, bring your favorite professor with you to this faculty/student mixer; “Raft Debate.” 6-8 p.m.; Hypnotist Rich Ames. 8 p.m. (all above are located at Tent Central); and super Drive-in movie. 10 p.m. Alumni Lawn.

Guest recital. Blair School of Music and The Nashville Guitar Society. Ako Ito and Henri Dorigny, duo guitarists. 8 p.m. Blair Recital Hall. For ticket information, call 758-8948.

Dissertation. “Physician Leadership: A Focused Solution for a Sick Health Care System.Æ Peter John Minich, Ph.D. Program in Education and Human Development (Terrence E. Deal, major adviser). Noon. 202E Payne.

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InterVU radio program. Division of Media Relations. Michael J. Schoenfeld, host. “Service marketing and customer satisfaction,” Roland Rust, professor of management, and director of the Center for Service Marketing at the Owen Graduate School of Management. Other guest TBA. 10-11 a.m. 91.1 WRVU. Comments or questions regarding this program or program listings e-mail:

Student orientation program event. “Welcome to the Jungle: Fall Festival 1999.” Brunch and conversation. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rand Dining Hall.

Graduate Christian fellowship picnic. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Fanny Mae Dees Park (corner of Blakemore/24th Avenue). Contact Debbie Mariner at 298-4907 for more information.

Student orientation program events. “Welcome to the Jungle: Fall Festival 1999.” Welcome back carnival. 1-6 p.m.; Comedy Counselor Andy Evans. 8 p.m.; and Marvelous Three (M3) in concert. 10 p.m. Tent Central.

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Eucharist early service. 9 a.m. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Episcopal and Methodist cooperative services. Sunday school. 10 a.m. Cooperative worship and Holy Communion for Episcopal and Methodist communities. 11 a.m. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

Catholic mass. 11 a.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Benton Chapel.

Women’s soccer. Vanderbilt vs. UAB. 1 p.m. Vanderbilt Soccer Field. Admission: Adults, $5. Under 17, $2. Free to students/staff. For more information, call 322-GOLD (4653).

Alternative worship for students. 4 p.m. St. Augustine’s Chapel.

V.C.C. Student Organization meeting. 9 p.m. Benton Chapel.

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Internet training. For students only. Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 1-3. Aug. 30. 11:10 a.m.-3:10 p.m. Aug. 31. 9:35 a.m.-1:10 p.m. Sept. 1. 10:10 a.m.-2:10 p.m. Sept. 2. 11 a.m.-2:35 p.m. Sept. 3. 9:10 a.m.-1:10 p.m. 1224 Stevenson Center. All training is free and no registration required.

Clinical Informatics conference. Noon. 4109A MCE.

Creative Life Planning group. Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. Sharing books - bring in three or four of your favorite summer reading books and share them with the group. Noon-1 p.m.

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Student Organizations If you have not already registered to participate and would like to have a table at the Student Organizations Festival, Aug. 31, contact the Student Activities Office at 322-3963 or Marisa Wilson at 421-5350. Table fees are $35 for 1/2 of a table or $45 for a table. Festival activities will run from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on the Ambassador Lawn.

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Attention all kids who helped in locating Mr. Commodore this summer! Don’t forget to redeem your free admission coupon (when accompanied by an adult purchasing a regular-priced game ticket) at either of these two scheduled games: Sept. 11, Vanderbilt vs. Northern Illinois or Oct. 9, Vanderbilt vs. Citadel (Vanderbilt’s Homecoming). If you have any questions or need more information, call 322-GOLD (4653). Mr. Commodore sincerely appreciated all the help from all of you.

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