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Smaller  Footprint

Smaller Footprint

Greenhouse gas emissions from campus have decreased by 19 percent from an all-time high reached in 2008—and by 14 percent between 2005 and 2012.

Big Ideas

Big Ideas

During the past three years, Vanderbilt more than quadrupled its earnings from technology commercialization efforts to more than $24.5 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Sandra Speidel

All Roads Lead to Vanderbilt

I seldom venture anywhere without some Vanderbilt link popping up. For this issue of the magazine, it was a 50-cent copy of Deliverance at a Pasadena flea market and a conversation with a stranger about James Dickey.

Smart Students

Smart Students

First-year students by the numbers

John Russell

Move-In Madness

More than 1,300 first-year students moved their belongings into residence halls on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons on Aug. 17.

Otto Steininger / Illustration Source

Opportunity Rocks

Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 17 in U.S. News & World Report’s latest list of top national universities, while also receiving recognition for its value, learning communities and undergraduate research.

Heavenly Daze

Heavenly Daze

Bosley Jarrett’s shot of the night sky in Franz Josef, New Zealand, was one of 12 finalists in Vanderbilt’s 2013 Global Education Office photo contest.

Lorraine López, an award-winning author  of five novels and collections of short stories, is co-director of the new program in Latino and Latina studies. (John Russell)

Busy Intersection

A new interdisciplinary program examines the presence of Latinos and Hispanics as an integral part of U.S. culture and history.

Doug Adams

The Last Wild River

It was the 9-degree, molar-rattling middle of January in North Georgia, and I was on my way to visit the Chattooga River, 57 miles of fierce backcountry water and etched stone where the film of my father’s first novel, Deliverance, was shot in the summer of 1971.

Peyton Hoge

Reunion Giving Tops $16.7 Million

This year more than 3,000 alumni and guests gathered on campus Oct. 3–5 for Reunion 2013. From Thursday evening’s reception for the newest Quinqs to the last play of the Homecoming football game on Saturday, the weekend was packed with activities.