Summer 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Record Set on Third Annual Giving Day

    Students pose with Mr. Commodore at this year’s Anchor Down Day prior to Giving Day. Photo by Susan Urmy More than 7,000 members of the Vanderbilt community came together to raise nearly $6 million for the university and its students on the third annual Vanderbilt Giving Day, setting a… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

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    Students Lead Way in Giving Back to Vanderbilt

    Senior Class Fund Chair Claire Fogarty, BS’18, presents the Class of 2018’s record-breaking donation during Senior Day Activities May 10. Photo by Joe Howell Senior Class Fund Chair Claire Fogarty, BS’18, presented the Class of 2018’s gift to Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as part of Senior Day activities before… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

  • New Members, Leadership for Alumni Association Board

    New Members, Leadership for Alumni Association Board

    The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board announces new leadership and the addition of eight new members. On July 1, Dan Lovinger, BA’87, replaced Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77, as president, and Tim Warnock, BA’84, became president-elect. Each will serve a two-year term. “I look forward to working with each… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

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    Gary D. Scudder: Strategic Management

    An expert on new product development and strategic planning, Gary D. Scudder, James A. Speyer Professor of Production Management and professor of operations management, died June 13 in Nashville. He was 65 years old. Scudder came to Owen in 1990 from the Carlson School of Management… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

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    Tommy Howe: Science in Glass

    Thomas Floyd “Tommy” Howe Jr., who served as the scientific glassblower for Vanderbilt’s Department of Chemistry for 30 years, died June 29 in Nashville. He was 76. During his three decades at the university, Howe made major contributions to the chemistry department’s teaching and research programs as well… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

  • Recent Books, Summer 2018

    Recent Books, Summer 2018

    Renewed Energy: Insights for Clean Energy’s Future (2018, Kauffman Fellows) by John Weyant, Ernestine Fu and Justin Bowersock, BA’94 Renewed Energy sheds light on the recent history of clean energy between the 2009 recession and 2012, providing firsthand perspectives from the industry’s leading policy makers, technology investors and industry experts. Read More

    Sep. 6, 2018

  • photo of Derek Mason

    Grade A Talent: Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom

    As the only private institution in the Southeastern Conference, Vanderbilt is charged with competing at the highest level of collegiate athletics with student-athletes who also can thrive in the classrooms of a top-15 nationally ranked university. Read More

    Aug. 28, 2018

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    How to prepare kids for back-to-school

    Cicely Woodard, MEd’03, the 2018 Tennessee Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year, offers several tips for helping kids get back into the school routine. Read More

    Aug. 6, 2018