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Pro ’Dores

Alumni sports highlights: Jay Cutler, Dana Schwartz, Ryan Seymour, Zac Stacy and Jeffery Taylor.

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.