It was a special treat to find in your latest issue the article by Bronwen Dickey about her father, James Dickey, BA’49, MA’50. She nailed him and that entire era of Deliverance.
Fritz Eichenberg’s technical expertise in the difficult and now somewhat obscure medium of wood engraving, combined with his discerning eye and passion for literature, does more than illustrate words on a page.
My dad used to tell me I took things for granted, especially on my birthday or Christmas. I always thought he was just a party pooper. But of course, you should never ignore what a wise Chinese man has to say.
Gregg Hecimovich, MA’93, PhD’97, began searching a decade ago for clues to the true identity of Hannah Crafts, author of a compelling story about a house slave who escaped to freedom.
When Blair Academy of Music first opened its doors in the fall of 1964, I was a violin student of Wilda Tinsley [MMus’43], having lessons in a beautiful old house on West End Avenue. I still remember my first lesson with Miss Tinsley at the new school on 18th Avenue.
Paired with former Australian pro Mark Philippoussis at the Necker Cup, Trista Fredell played against some of tennis’ biggest stars, including John McEnroe.
With this handy cheat sheet, get ready to dazzle your friends the next time somebody asks which Vanderbilt family members had ties to your alma mater.
The theme for this year’s Impact Symposium, set for March 17–19, is “Exploring Our Contemporary Civil Rights and Responsibilities.” Speakers include Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), and former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine).
The earthquake that rocked the Washington, D.C., area Aug. 23, 2011, left the National Cathedral with $26 million worth of damage, which will take years to fix.