Epilogue

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    Reunion 2015 By the Numbers

    Reunion is the single-largest gathering of alumni on campus. The October weekend connects dear friends with each other and the university, reminding them why they are Vanderbilt for Life. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • Annabelle de St. Maurice

    Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice, MPH’15: Disease Detective

    Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice rapidly is ascending to the cutting edge of addressing the practical problems of world-impacting diseases. After earning her master’s degree in public health at Vanderbilt, in July 2015 she began work in Atlanta at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • Tandy Rice

    Obituary: Tandy C. Rice Jr., MLAS’97, Star Maker

    Tandy Rice, a prominent Music Row figure whose talent agency propelled the careers of Porter Waggoner, Dolly Parton, Jim Ed Brown and Tom T. Hall, died Aug. 3, 2015, in Nashville. He was 76. A native of Franklin, Tennessee, Rice was a 1961 graduate of The Citadel and a… Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • Noel Tulipan

    Obituary: Dr. Noel Tulipan, For the World’s Children

    STEVE GREEN Dr. Noel Tulipan, renowned neurosurgeon and trailblazer in fetal surgery repair for spina bifida, died Nov. 2, 2015, after a long illness. He was 64. Tulipan, professor of neurological surgery, emeritus, in the School of Medicine and former chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center,… Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    CMA Makes $3 Million Gift to Children’s Hospital

    The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is receiving significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association (CMA). The gift represents the association’s further investment in the health and well-being of children throughout the region and will be used to support Children’s Hospital’s four-floor, 160,000-square-foot expansion. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    34 Cities Participate in Annual Networking Night

    Vanderbilt’s second annual Networking Night drew 920 alumni in 34 cities Nov. 5. The atten­dees represented a diverse range of university schools, class years and industries, each seeking to strengthen their professional connections. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • Vive Griffith

    Vivé Griffith, BS’89: Free Minds

    Vivé Griffith says her Vanderbilt years tie directly to her present leadership of the Austin, Texas-based Free Minds Project, which offers under-resourced adults a free, yearlong, college-level course in subjects ranging from history to Shakespeare, along with free books, child care and dinners. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • James H. Hill

    James H. Hill, MS’06, PhD’09: Hard Drive

    James Hill, an associate professor of computer and information science at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, is one of the youngest African Americans to become a tenured professor in computer science at a research university in the United States. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • Fred Thompson

    Obituary: Fred Thompson, JD’67, Law and Order

    RUSTY RUSSELL Fred Thompson, who went on to an illustrious career as an attorney, counsel for the Watergate Committee, U.S. senator, Republican presidential candidate, and film and television actor after graduating from Vanderbilt Law School in 1967, died of cancer Nov. 1, 2015, in Nashville. He was 73. “We… Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    Obituary: George MacIntyre, Coach of the Year

    Vanderbilt Athletics George MacIntyre, who served six years as head coach of the Vanderbilt football team and guided it to an appearance in the 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl, died Jan. 5 in Nashville after a two-decade battle with multiple sclerosis. He was 76. MacIntyre was named head coach… Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

  • West House Wins the Commons Alumni Challenge

    West House Wins the Commons Alumni Challenge

    During the weeks leading up to Reunion and Homecoming Weekend, the Classes of 2012–15 made a positive impact for Vanderbilt with a challenge based on their lasting house ties: The Commons Alumni Challenge. The competition rewarded the house with the highest percentage of alumni giving participation. Read More

    Feb 29, 2016

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    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