Small Particle, Big City

Small Particle, Big City

For 20 years the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, in sponsorship with the Nashville Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities, has put together an annual exhibit of work by artists with a wide range of ages, abilities and disabilities called Creative Expressions.

Through Sara’s Eyes: Creating a Legacy Rich in Possibilities for Future Students

Through Sara’s Eyes: Creating a Legacy Rich in Possibilities for Future Students

As parents we were proud of Sara’s curiosity, boldness, openness to new experiences and thirst for life. And we were even more proud of the woman who returned to us from France after her junior year, more self-confident and aware of the world around her.

Homecoming: A New York Times Best-Seller and an Unlikely Friendship

Homecoming: A New York Times Best-Seller and an Unlikely Friendship

The man sitting next to me on the night of Dec. 3, 2014, was Perry Wallace, and many of the 400 people approaching him were fellow Vanderbilt alumni, including members of Wallace’s Class of 1970. It was an exhilarating and emotional scene at the Nashville Public Library, the official launch of my biography of Wallace (Strong Inside), the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference.

 

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Homecoming: A New York Times Best-Seller and an Unlikely Friendship

Homecoming: A New York Times Best-Seller and an Unlikely Friendship

The man sitting next to me on the night of Dec. 3, 2014, was Perry Wallace, and many of the 400 people approaching him were fellow Vanderbilt alumni, including members of Wallace’s Class of 1970. It was an exhilarating and emotional scene at the Nashville Public Library, the official launch of my biography of Wallace (Strong Inside), the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference.

Q&A with Meg Pirkle, BE’89

Q&A with Meg Pirkle, BE’89

Previously director of GDOT’s Permits and Operations Division, Pirkle spent part of last year implementing task force recommendations after the January 2014 Atlanta “Snowpocalypse” that stranded thousands of commuters for eight hours or more on iced-over interstates—roads that are notorious for traffic snarls even in the best of times.

Eat like a Student: Barley Primavera Recipe

Eat like a Student: Barley Primavera Recipe

Seven days a week, Campus Dining whips up tasty, healthy dishes like this favorite: Barley Primavera. For just 58 calories per 4-ounce serving, this dish packs a lot of flavor.

Chancellor Faculty Fellows Program to Advance Trans-institutional Scholarship

Chancellor Faculty Fellows Program to Advance Trans-institutional Scholarship

Fifteen faculty members from diverse disciplines have been selected as the first cohort of the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program.

NYU Administrator to Lead College of Arts and Science

NYU Administrator to Lead College of Arts and Science

Lauren A. Benton, a distinguished administrator and influential scholar in international legal history, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Science, effective July 1. Benton is Silver Professor of History and affiliate professor of law at New York University, where she currently is dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science.