Around the Mall – Summer 2018

There are lots of exciting happenings on Peabody’s mall. These are just a few.

Children’s author Kwame Alexander addressed Nashville middle school students at the Wyatt Center Rotunda as part of the Reading Academy at Vanderbilt, a partnership of novelist James Patterson and Programs for Talented Youth. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)
Students in the Philanthropy and Social Problem Solving class donated $59,000 to local charities this spring. The class is a partnership with The Philanthropy Lab of Fort Worth, Texas. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (second from left) and Professor of Human and Organizational Development Marybeth Shinn (second from right) were on hand for the presentations. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)
Laura Chauvin, a 1987 graduate in human and organizational development, was honored at Commencement as Peabody’s Distinguished Alumna. Through her nonprofit, Her Best Foot Forward, Chauvin arranges production facilities to support Tanzanian women who create beaded sandals. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt)