Epilogue

  • Vanderbilt University

    Obituary: Oscar Touster, Revolutionary Biochemist

    Oscar Touster (photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University Special Collections and Photo Archives) Oscar Touster, professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, emeritus, and first chair of the Department of Molecular Biology in Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science, died Feb. 27, 2015. He was 93. Reared in a multicultural New… Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    Obituary: William L. Garrison, BS’46, MA’47, Transportation Innovator

    William L. Garrison William L. Garrison was known early in his career for revitalizing the field of geography through greater scientific thinking and methods, which led to increased use of computerized statistical techniques in geographical research. He died Feb. 1, 2015, in Lafayette, California, at the age of 90. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    Obituary: Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., MD’70, Soldier for Diversity

    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. (photo by Joe Howell) Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a renowned Baltimore cardiac surgeon, champion of racial equality and diversity, and the first African American to be admitted to and graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), died April 11, 2015, from complications after suffering… Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    Obituary: Miriam B. Halachmi, Heart and Soul

    Miriam Halachmi Miriam Halachmi, a lecturer in modern Hebrew at Vanderbilt for 31 years, died Feb. 28, 2015, at her home in Nashville. She was 70. Halachmi attended school in Binyamina, Israel, where she grew up, and went to David Yellin Teachers’ College. She earned degrees in education, counseling… Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    The Greater Good

    Left to right: Edwin, Emily and Maureen Schloss (Credit: Daniel Dubois) Family’s Gift Expands Summer Study-Abroad Opportunities As Emily Schloss, BA’13, prepared to graduate earlier this year, her parents, Edwin and Maureen Schloss, began to think of ways to thank the Vanderbilt community for the opportunities afforded… Read More

    Aug. 9, 2013

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    Vanderbilt for Life

    Alumni Association Board Adds New Members The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes seven new members. “Our new members are active alumni who generously donate time, treasure and talents to Vanderbilt and also represent the increasing diversity of our alumni population,” says Patti Early White, BA’76,… Read More

    Aug. 9, 2013

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    The Greater Good

    The parents of Vanderbilt patient Tyson Wohlford had this photo taken to express gratitude for his care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. (Credit: Dixie Pixel Photography) Vanderbilt Celebrates 30 Years with Children’s Organization This year marks one of the most influential partnerships in Vanderbilt’s… Read More

    May. 7, 2013

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    Vanderbilt for Life

    Sean Davidson (Credit: John Russell) Opening Dores to New Career Opportunities Sean Davidson, BS’10, was planning for a career in investment banking. A meeting with alumnus Andrew Grobmyer, BS’91, at an Opening Dores dinner changed all that, and today Davidson is working as a health care consultant… Read More

    May. 7, 2013