Photo Essay

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    American Soundtrack: A look inside the National Museum of African American Music

    Vanderbilt’s partnership with the recently opened National Museum of African American Music promises the potential of community-building discussions involving music, race, history and storytelling. Read More

    Apr. 27, 2021

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    Blair School Confidential: Blair Students Combine the Resources of a Major Research University with Intense Music Study

    Blair students know they’ll be majoring in music—often in addition to other disciplines—but frequently they choose Vanderbilt for the other social and academic opportunities the university offers that a traditional music conservatory cannot. This means Blair students are among the busiest on campus, continuing their intense focus on music while juggling the demands of other classes. Read More

    May. 12, 2016

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    Bright Spot: The Biophotonics Center Shines Light on the Intersection of Physics, Engineering and Medicine

    The Biophotonics Center is a state-of-the-art laser laboratory that serves as a kind of hub of cross-disciplinary research at Vanderbilt. Forty faculty members from across the university and VUMC—working on topics ranging from astrophysics to cancer treatments—have an affiliation with the center. Read More

    Feb. 29, 2016

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

    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. Read More

    Oct. 23, 2015

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    First In: First-generation college graduates share their stories

    Vanderbilt Magazine spoke to several members of the Commodore community about their experiences as the first in their families to graduate from college. Here are the stories they shared. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    From Access to Impact: Opportunity Vanderbilt Scholarship Recipients Aim High

    A glimpse into the lives of four scholarship recipients shows not only how Opportunity Vanderbilt is empowering individuals, but how they are contributing to Vanderbilt, their communities and the world. Read More

    Mar. 23, 2015

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    Photo Essay: Vanderbilt Hospital Unit ‘S’ in World War I

    Vanderbilt sent a dozen of its medical doctors, aided by enlisted men and nurses recruited from the Nashville area, to operate Vanderbilt Hospital Unit “S,” based in Nevers in the Bourgogne region of central France. Read More

    Dec. 23, 2014

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    Vanderbilt Baseball Claims a Long-Awaited National Title

    John Norwood's home run propelled the ’Dores to a 3–2 victory in the deciding game of the College World Series, giving the university its first-ever national championship in any men’s sport. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

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    Rites of Spring Retrospective

    The Rites of Spring festival has been held on Vanderbilt's campus since 1971. See some of the photos that capture its history, from the early days of political protest to the music acts of 2014. Read More

    Jun. 11, 2014

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    Study in Black and Gold

    You could find a somber study carrel or park your posterior in your dorm room when duty calls. But the sun is out for a change, a mockingbird is trilling love songs on Magnolia Lawn, and over in the Baseball Glove Lounge, generations of students before you have already broken in those comfy-kitschy chairs. Read More

    Mar. 7, 2014

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    Heart and Soles

    Vanderbilt University Athletics partnered in July with Soles4Souls to send student athletes on a 10-day journey to deliver shoes to those in need in Tanzania, Africa. Read More

    Dec. 2, 2013

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    Hot Spot

    Photos by Joe Howell Rivers of Rhythm provides a pathway to each of the exhibit rooms at NMAAM. The interactives look at how music and history are interwoven, from the arrival of enslaved people to America in the 1600s to present-day struggles for equity and inclusion. A Rivers of Rhythm… Read More

    Aug. 22, 2013

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    Conjugation Nation

    Photos by Joe Howell Rivers of Rhythm provides a pathway to each of the exhibit rooms at NMAAM. The interactives look at how music and history are interwoven, from the arrival of enslaved people to America in the 1600s to present-day struggles for equity and inclusion. A Rivers of Rhythm… Read More

    May. 7, 2013

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    Vanderbilt and Nashville: Good Neighbors

    Vanderbilt has grown up alongside its hometown to play a leading role in the life of the larger community—employing nearly 25,000 people; providing a Level 1 trauma center and top-ranked hospitals that admit around 65,000 patients a year; and generating millions of dollars for the local economy through athletics, cultural events, and a vast array of intellectual offerings. And that’s just for starters. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013