Author: Missy Pankake
Oct. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt physician Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, a commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve and a combat veteran, has made news more than once by advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues.
Oct. 23, 2015—Where did I learn to write? I didn’t learn to write in one semester, but I learned to ask for help—and I’m still asking.
Oct. 23, 2015—Kathleen Smith, associate director of special collections for Vanderbilt’s Jean and Alexander Heard Library system, and her team occasionally find themselves on the receiving end of unique objects that have been passed along to the university, from vintage movie posters to—as in the case of items highlighted here—armaments and other war-themed matériel.
Oct. 23, 2015—About a week after my first issue as editor of Vanderbilt Magazine came off the press, a wondrous, forgotten little device on my desk started to ring … and ring … and ring some more. In a world brimming with text messages, email and social media posts, I hadn’t fielded so many phone calls in perhaps a decade.
Oct. 23, 2015—Share photos sporting your latest gear or simply flashing the ubiquitous thumb-and-forefingers “Go VU” sign. Just don’t forget the hashtag #Vandygram!
Oct. 23, 2015—Before Vanderbilt football’s home opener each year, first-year students gather for a tailgate and then take off running across Dudley Field for the annual Anchor Dash.
Oct. 23, 2015—Max Rohn, BE’98, and Joey Wölffer, BS’04, have helped raise the Wölffer brand of wines and hard ciders to fashion-forward heights
Oct. 23, 2015—Daniel Sharfstein's new book explores the clash between two important late-19th-century Americans: an army general from Maine named Oliver Otis Howard and a Nez Perce chief named Joseph, leader of a small band of Native Americans in far northeastern Oregon.
Oct. 23, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration Sept. 2 to mark the launch for construction of the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the hospital’s existing structure.
Oct. 23, 2015—To describe James Alexander Jr. as a self-motivated achiever doesn’t begin to scratch the surface of this remarkable young man who is enrolled in the dual-degree program offered by Vanderbilt Law School and Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Oct. 23, 2015—Romo and a group of like-minded friends formed Atlanta-based Cozzee (pronounced like “coffee”), which sells high-end, ethically produced coffee and donates 100 percent of its profits to charity.
Oct. 23, 2015—Frank Mordica, one of the greatest running backs in Vanderbilt football history, died of a heart attack July 18 in his hometown of Tallahassee, Florida, at the age of 57.