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A publication of the University Communications office Spring 2008

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Vantage Point Submissions

Vantage Point, UVM's literary/artistic magazine, is seeking submissions of all sorts! We welcome a wide variety of work- from poetry, prose, personal essays, critical essays and short stories to visual art of any medium. Whether you prefer photography, sculpture, painting, illustration, digitally manipulated images or printmaking, we encourage your contribution. All images are requested in .jpeg form. Please send any and all submissions (or enquiries) to [log in to unmask] by Monday, March 17 for inclusion in this Spring's edition.

Student Film Contest

Wanted: Positive, inspired videos that challenge our damaged drinking culture. Submit a DVD copy of your two- to five-minute original video (written, produced, and acted by current UVM students) by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 to Diana Gonzalez, Health Promotion Services. 436 South Prospect Street/CWP, Burlington, VT 05405. Winners will be announced April 16, and prizes ($500 for first place, $200 for second, and $100 for third) will be added to their CatCards.

Information: 656-0634.

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 3, 2008

"The Future: Israeli Security in Face of a Nuclear Iran" with Yaakov Katz, military correspondent and defense analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Mildred Livak Room, Davis Center. Noon. Information.

"Eye Candy? Beauty, Technique, and Tradition in Contemporary Art" with Cheryl Kramer, Fleming Museum curatorial candidate. James B. Petersen Gallery of Native American Cultures, Fleming Museum. 3:30 p.m. Information: 656-0750.

Vermont Cynic Meeting. Writers, photographers, advertising salespeople and anyone with interest encouraged to come. 108 Lafayette. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Staff Council Meeting. Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. Noon.

Writers' Workshop: Oni Buchanan. John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill. 5 p.m. Information.

Teagle Project Panel Discussion: "Atheism," with UVM professors Todd McGowan, Mike Ashooh, Sheila Kunkle, and Don Loeb. Multipurpose Room, University Heights North. 7 p.m. Information.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

UVM Law Club Info Session: "Know Your Rights." Ask questions and get information about your rights from a Burlington police officer, a UVM police officer and two lawyers. North Lounge, Billings. 7 p.m. Information: (802) 922-1022.

Lane Series: Oni Buchanan, pianist and poet. Free performance. Music Building Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Information.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

International Women's Day Celebration. The day begins with a breakfast of international foods, continues with an activism and cultural fair and concludes with a film festival. Davis Center fourth floor. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Information, schedule.

"The Role of Advocacy," with James Moore, clean energy advocate, VPIRG. Sponsored by The Rubenstein School Spring 2008 Seminar Series "Counting Carbon: Approaches for Reducing CO2 Emissions." 104 Aiken Building. 12:30 p.m. Information: 656-2691.

Mexico Spanish Immersion Information Session. Meet Professor Patricia Riley to learn more about spending May 15 - June 27, 2008 studying Spanish and music education in Mexico. SGA Presidential Conference Room, Davis Center. 3 p.m.

Internship Clinic. Learn about what type of internship is best for you and how to get started. Career Services, E 140 Living/Learning Center. 4:30 p.m. Information.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. "Neuroimaging of Monoaminergic Mechanisms in Geriatric Depression" with Gwenn Smith, professor of psychiatry and director of research, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Toronto. Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, Fletcher Allen Health Care. 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Information: 847-2124.

"Dangerous Beauty: Painted Canvases and Painted Faces in Eighteenth-Century Britain" with Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, Fleming Museum curatorial candidate. James B. Petersen Gallery of Native American Cultures, Fleming Museum. 1 p.m. Information: 656-0750.

Lane Series: Tosca, by Giacomo Puccini. $56 and $42 adults, $51 and $37 students. Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. 7:30 p.m. Information, tickets.

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