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  • Vanderbilt University

    Craig T. O’Sullivan, MBA’09, and Michael Quaranta, MBA’09: Barks as good as a bite

    Michael Quaranta (Photo copyright Mehosh Photography) Touring Nashville’s Standard Candy Co., famous for its century-old Goo Goo Cluster candy bar, a pair of Owen Graduate School of Management classmates had an oddball bolt of inspiration. “Wouldn’t it be great to have something similar for dogs?” recalls Craig O’Sullivan. Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    Heather Hubbard: A Tanzanian Epiphany

    Ten years into a high-achieving law career, Heather Hubbard, JD’04, found herself captivated by a promotional brochure for the Tanzania Migration trip with the Vanderbilt Travel program, sponsored by the Alumni Association. Before they could get cold feet, she and her husband paid the deposit. It was life-changing. Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    Mary Cohron: Shattering the Glass Ceiling

    Photo by Joe Howell When Mary Cohron, EMBA’88, received her degree from Owen Graduate School of Management, she was one of only eight women in her class of about 50. “Back in 1988 there weren’t that many women in top-tier business schools, and Vanderbilt took a chance on… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    Obituary: Sandra Sue Jaggard, BS’87, Passionate Prosecutor

    Known for her encyclopedic command of the law, Florida Senior Assistant Attorney General Sandra Jaggard helped keep some of Miami’s most notorious killers on Death Row. She died unexpectedly Oct. 11, 2016, at age 51. Jaggard was a unique person with a unique job. A one-time engineer who… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    Cicely Woodard, MEd’03, Tennessee’s Top Teacher

    Cicely Woodard (Photo by Theresa Montgomery) For students whose hearts race at the thought of coefficients and cube roots, look no further than Cicely Woodard. The mathematics teacher at Metro Nashville’s West End Middle Prep School was named the 2017–18 Tennessee Teacher of the Year in September for… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren, BMus’14, Waking Up a Culture

    George-Warren joins other tribes in showing solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux of North Dakota, whose ancestral lands and drinking water are being threatened by the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo courtesy of DeLesslin George-Warren) It’s been 53 years since the Catawba language perished with the death of its last… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    John E. Hermann, BA’52: King of the Alps

    Hermann and his BMW on Austria’s Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse, leading to Salzburg (Photo courtesy of John Hermann) John E. Hermann isn’t typical European royalty. He’s not even a citizen of the continent. But the retired real estate appraiser from San Diego has achieved titular glory with his 80 motorcycle… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    New Law School Clinic Assists Low-Income Entrepreneurs

    Cal Turner Jr. (photo by Susan Urmy) Low-income entrepreneurs are receiving much-needed legal support thanks to a recent $2 million investment in Vanderbilt Law School by Cal Turner Jr., BA’62, former chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corp. The Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic, which was funded from the… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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    Commodore Classrooms Celebrate Lifelong Learning

    Last year Tennessee became only the second state to be recognized on the periodic table of chemical elements, and Vanderbilt faculty played a key role. Joseph Hamilton Joseph Hamilton, the Landon C. Garland Distinguished Professor of Physics, captivated alumni with the story of the discovery of superheavy element… Read More

    Nov. 21, 2017

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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