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Shaken & Stirred: UVM Student Film Contest

Finish the sentence "The life I live looks like..." in a 1-5 minute video and you could win $500. Videos are due Friday, March 20.

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Get a Jump on Spring

Dream of starting your own veggie or flower seedlings for your home garden? UVM Greenhouse staff can help you make it happen! UVM's Greenhouse team invites the UVM community to garden in the Greenhouse, where bench space is available. UVM employees can rent bench space in 10 sq. ft. allotments for $50 per month.

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Center for Teaching and Learning Workshops

The CTL will offer a number of workshops in March and April on using Blackboard and other technologies in your courses. See the complete list of offerings and register now.

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 2, 2009

Wellness Workshop: "Emotional Freedom Technique." A powerful discovery of mind/body medicine for stress relief. Part two of a three-part series. Parts three takes place on March 9. 427A Waterman Building. Noon to 1 p.m. Information: 656-0607.

Opening Reception: Scott Dolan, recent drawings. Colburn Gallery, Williams Hall. 5 p.m. Exhibit on display through March 6. Information.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

UVM FeelGood Gourmet Grilled Cheese. Grab a grilled cheese and help fight world hunger! In exchange for a hot and melty grilled cheese sandwich, we ask of you a donation ($4) to The Hunger Project, an international organization that focuses on empowerment and gender equality as the solutions to chronic persistent hunger. Buy delicious, gourmet, grilled cheese Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. First floor of the Davis Center, across from the CATCard Office. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This week, buy tickets ($5 a piece) at the kiosk for the March 21 FeelGood Spring Concert : Jamm'N. Information.

Staff Council Meeting. Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. 12:05 to 2 p.m.

Global Village Summit Speaker Series: "Is It Really Possible to 'Think Globally'?...And What if It's Not?" Luis Vivanco, associate professor of anthropology and director of the Area and International Studies Program, will consider the mantra "Think Globally, Act Locally" in light of what it might mean for international studies. 315 Living/Learning Center. 6 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Shape Note Sing. Learn how to sing this earliest form of American music with the UVM Traditional Music Club. All experience levels welcome. Ira Allen Chapel. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

University Symphony Orchestra Concert. Performing selections from Handel's "Water Music" and featuring student-clarinetists Wesley Christensen and Margaret Roddy performing Ponchielli's "Il Convegno." Music Building Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Information.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

UVM Bookstore Sale. One-day sale on Champion reverse-weave, heavyweight, crewneck sweatshirts. Regularly $45.95, on sale for $29.95. Information: 656-3751.

Dana Medical Library Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: CINAHL. CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) has switched to a new interface. Find out how to search using CINAHL subject headings, and enjoy the many searching improvements included in this new version. Dana Medical Library. Noon to 1 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask], 656-4415.

Asian Studies Program Lecture: "Traditional Medicine, Social Change, and Global Health: A View from Mustang, Nepal." Tenzin Bista, senior monk in the Sakya Tibetan Buddhist tradition and practitioner of Tibetan medicine. Frank Livak Room, Davis Center. Noon. Information: 656-1096.

Art History Lecture: "Dharma and Liberation in the Iconographic Program of the Lokeshvara Temple, Pattadakal." Cathleen Cummings, assistant professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham. 301 Williams Hall. 5 p.m. Information: 656-2014.

SA Concerts Club Weekly Meeting. Help plan the annual Spring Fest (pick bands to come to UVM, decide on festival activities, take trips to see bands, and more). New members welcome. 413 Davis Center. 8 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Workshop. Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. 7 to 9 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Friday, March 6, 2009

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "The Cognitive and Emotional Sides of Pain." David Seminowicz, post doctoral fellow, Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University. Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, Fletcher Allen Health Care. 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Information: (802) 847-2124.

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