Spring 2014

Recent Books

Recent Books

The latest nonfiction and fiction offerings from Vanderbilt writers

Readers’ Letters

Readers’ Letters

Vanderbilt Magazine’s format is beautiful, the pictures amazing, and the articles are timely, interesting and well written. I look forward to reading it.

Runner’s High

Runner’s High

Andrea McDermott Sanders, MEd’06, has run in 10 consecutive Music City Marathons to raise money for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. Her inspiration? A young man with Down syndrome named William Spickard.

Star-Spangled Brass

Star-Spangled Brass

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the poem “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key, Steven Smartt, BME’71, MME’72, aims to play the national anthem 100 times at public events this year.

Tall Order

Tall Order

Professor Doug Adams directs a new School of Engineering lab that allows researchers and students to test advanced sensor systems that can rapidly detect early signs of failure in aircraft, automobiles and wind turbines.