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Fall 2015

Runner’s High: David Graeflin, BE’68, closes the doors of The Athlete’s House

Oct. 23, 2015—Runners are a group Graeflin knows well. He ran track at Vanderbilt, and is the longtime owner of The Athlete’s House in Nashville, the first store in Tennessee devoted to running apparel and gear.

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Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Oct. 23, 2015—Situated 20 miles southwest of Denver, and nestled between two state parks that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Sterling Ranch doesn’t look like much now. But during the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city.

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Vandy Goes Pro: Impressive Numbers of Commodores Are Playing on Professional Teams

Oct. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt has always sent a handful of players to the major leagues, but in recent years there’s been a noticeable trend of more Commodores making it to the pros.

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Vanderbilt For Life: Learning and Adventure Don’t End with Graduation

Oct. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt Alumni Association chapters currently exist in 37 U.S. cities and five international locations—the newest one in Japan—and offer a range of activities to help keep Vanderbilt’s 135,000 alumni connected to each other and to the university.

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Special Delivery: VUMC Partners with Baby+Company to Open Nashville Birth Center

Oct. 23, 2015—Pregnancy doesn’t necessarily require hospital care. That simple premise is what led Cara Osborne, MSN’01, to co-author a landmark study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of giving birth outside a traditional medical setting. It’s also an idea that she’s put into practice as the founder of Baby+Company, a group of five freestanding birth centers across the U.S.

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Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld: Proud to Serve

Oct. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt physician Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, a commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve and a combat veteran, has made news more than once by advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues.

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Where Did You Learn to Write Like This?

Oct. 23, 2015—Where did I learn to write? I didn’t learn to write in one semester, but I learned to ask for help—and I’m still asking.

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A Farewell to Arms: Unique Keepsakes in Special Collections

Oct. 23, 2015—Kathleen Smith, associate director of special collections for Vanderbilt’s Jean and Alexander Heard Library system, and her team occasionally find themselves on the receiving end of unique objects that have been passed along to the university, from vintage movie posters to—as in the case of items highlighted here—armaments and other war-themed matériel.

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That Vanderbilt Connection

Oct. 23, 2015—About a week after my first issue as editor of Vanderbilt Magazine came off the press, a wondrous, forgotten little device on my desk started to ring … and ring … and ring some more. In a world brimming with text messages, email and social media posts, I hadn’t fielded so many phone calls in perhaps a decade.

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#Vandygram

Oct. 23, 2015—Share photos sporting your latest gear or simply flashing the ubiquitous thumb-and-forefingers “Go VU” sign. Just don’t forget the hashtag #Vandygram!

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Running of the Freshmen

Oct. 23, 2015—Before Vanderbilt football’s home opener each year, first-year students gather for a tailgate and then take off running across Dudley Field for the annual Anchor Dash.

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How to Make Hard Cider

Oct. 23, 2015—Max Rohn, BE’98, and Joey Wölffer, BS’04, have helped raise the Wölffer brand of wines and hard ciders to fashion-forward heights

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