Author: Seth Robertson
Mar. 23, 2015—A tireless entrepreneur, Luckett has made a career of diving headfirst into challenges, launching a string of tech startups all intent on shaking up the status quo in one way or another. His latest one, theAudience, is the world’s largest social media publishing company. Based in Los Angeles, it produces thousands of unique pieces of content on behalf of its clients each year.
Feb. 26, 2015—As singer Amy Grant figures it, there’s no greater blessing than being part of a community that cares, and the least she can do is take the light she has been given and shine it toward those who need it most.
Feb. 23, 2015—The cancellation of classes doesn't mean a campus shutdown. Many of the university’s vital services, including Vanderbilt Campus Dining and the Office of Housing and Residential Education, remained in operation during the winter storm.
Dec. 23, 2014—Amy Grant’s music is like a prism: multifaceted and capable of dazzling surprises at every turn. And just as with a prism, there’s something transformative about the way her music reveals its source of illumination. Her light, so to speak, comes not only from an abiding faith in God but from a belief in humanity’s goodness as well.
Dec. 23, 2014—Blackwell is founder of Elite College Sports, a Connecticut-based company that helps high school athletes looking to play varsity sports at colleges and universities known for their high academic standards.
Dec. 23, 2014—Since 2009 the university’s photographers have organized a photo shoot of the entire freshman class on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt. In all, about 1,600 students—along with the faculty heads of house and their families—gather for the photo, posing in the shape of the class’ graduation year.
Sep. 26, 2014—Rosenberg, MA’73, PhD’76, is vice president of São Paulo's Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, the wealthiest soccer club in Brazil.
Sep. 26, 2014—Travel back 450 million years to Middle Tennessee’s beginnings with Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences
Sep. 26, 2014—Bruce decided to start his own series of field guides, called Wildsam, in 2012. The books are “packed with local lore, interviews, memoir, hand-drawn maps, personal essays and more,” according to the Wildsam website.
Flight Path: A highflying merger has put Doug Parker, MBA’86, at the controls of the world’s largest airline
Jul. 31, 2014—One hundred years ago pilot Tony Jannus made history when he flew a biplane from Tampa, Fla., to neighboring St. Petersburg. By all accounts the flight itself was unremarkable. There were no speed or distance records broken that day, nor feats of aerial acrobatics. In fact, the plane was in the air for just 23...
Jun. 19, 2014—When it comes to his love for auto racing, Travis Geisler is always willing to go the extra mile—thousands of them, really, if one considers his college years. While at Vanderbilt he made the 1,200-mile round trip between Nashville and his hometown of Pittsburgh nearly every weekend just to compete in an amateur NASCAR racing...
Jun. 18, 2014—For as long as Travis Geisler, BE'03, can remember, auto racing has been an integral part of his life. Today he serves as competition director for Team Penske, a racing organization based near Charlotte, N.C.