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Steve Green

Open Field

The newly renovated and expanded Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, formerly known as the Student Recreation Center, opened Jan. 13.

Gordon Studer

Live from VU

Vanderbilt experts made 212 appearances on national and international broadcast outlets from the university’s VUStar studio in 2013, reaching more than 310 million viewers worldwide.

Provost Richard McCarty (Joe Howell)

Big Shoes to Fill

Richard McCarty, a distinguished psychologist who has served as Vanderbilt University’s chief academic officer since 2008, is stepping down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs in June, he announced in December.

Roy Scott/Illustration Source

Research Rises

Annual figures available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) ranked ninth in the nation last year among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the nation’s medical research agency.

College of Arts and Science Dean Carolyn Dever (Daniel Dubois)

Off to Dartmouth

Carolyn Dever will become provost of Dartmouth College July 1, 2014, after six years as dean of the College of Arts and Science.

Courtesy of Khairul Kamarulzaman

American Journey

Khairul Kamarulzaman has taken advantage of semester and holiday breaks at Vanderbilt to travel across the United States. A short video that features some of his travel adventures and introduces a unique project recently captured InternationalStudent.com’s grand prize.

Guest Services  Representative  Peggy Buchanan  sorts items donated  to the Vanderbilt Clothes Closet. (John Russell)

Bare Necessities

As the lead representative for Hospital Guest Services, Peggy Buchanan has helped her share of patients and visitors. But she finds great pleasure in running the Vanderbilt Clothes Closet.

A practice run before an actual MRI helps children get used to staying still long enough to complete the procedure. (Steve Green)

Look, Ma—No Anesthesia

The PAWS program (Patient Awake While Scanned) empowers pediatric patients to complete MRI scans without receiving general anesthesia.

Alumni Outreach

Alumni Outreach

Graham Stewart has been named associate vice chancellor for alumni relations at Vanderbilt.

After Boston

After Boston

Kevin White, MBA’10, and his parents were enjoying the day at the Boston Marathon last April when bombs exploded and 264 people were severely injured—some fatally. All three Whites were injured and hospitalized.