Author: Missy Pankake
Oct. 23, 2015—Jean Bass Crawford, editor of Vanderbilt Magazine for 29 years and former director of Vanderbilt’s Office of Alumni Publications, died Aug. 7 in Nashville.
Oct. 23, 2015—Francis Guess, a revered Nashville business leader, trailblazer in the private sector, and a champion of civil rights, died July 23.
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.
Oct. 23, 2015—Fourteen lucky students had some pretty great seats for the Sept. 25 Taylor Swift concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, thanks to Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Oct. 23, 2015—Forging Identity—Imagining the Enemy: American Propaganda and the Great War at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery draws on a large number of World War I posters from the Peabody College Collection that focus on the need for troops, money, medical personnel and supplies, and a spirit of public unity.
Oct. 15, 2015—Reprinted from the May/June 1970 issue of the Vanderbilt Alumnus, this is the last in a yearlong series celebrating the 100th anniversary of Vanderbilt Magazine.
Sep. 30, 2015—Although Granados spent most of her childhood in the U.S., she is acutely aware of the discrimination female soccer players face in her home country. She hopes the recent success of the Colombia women's team at the World Cup will change some minds.
Sep. 23, 2015—Jacob “Jake” Brewer, a White House senior policy adviser to the Office of Science and Technology Policy, died Sept. 19 in a collision with a car in Mount Airy, Maryland, while participating in a charity bicycle ride for cancer treatment programs. He was 34.
The Big Search: What It Takes to Find the Best Mix of Vanderbilt Students—with Care, Thought and Purpose
Jul. 31, 2015—No longer content to live in the shadow of any other institution, today Vanderbilt vies for the absolute best students anywhere in the world, attracting them with academic, cultural and financial-aid offerings that make even the most determined Ivy aspirants think twice.
Jul. 31, 2015—Corbin, who was named College Baseball Coach of the Year after leading the Commodores to their first College World Series title last year—and taking the team to another championship series this year—looks for subtle signs that players will find success on and off the field.
Jul. 31, 2015—Founded for the education of young men, Vanderbilt from its earliest days allowed a handful of women to attend classes as “listeners.” In 1879, 20-year-old Kate Lupton silently broke the gender barrier when she received her diploma in private for a master of arts degree.
Jul. 31, 2015—Since launching his blog in April, Professor Robert Scherrer has covered a range of topics, from faster-than-light warp drives and wormholes to the viability of monster ants.