Jul. 31, 2015—Looking for a good summer read? Try these titles written by alumni.
Jul. 31, 2015—Corbin, who was named College Baseball Coach of the Year after leading the Commodores to their first College World Series title last year—and taking the team to another championship series this year—looks for subtle signs that players will find success on and off the field.
Jul. 31, 2015—Founded for the education of young men, Vanderbilt from its earliest days allowed a handful of women to attend classes as “listeners.” In 1879, 20-year-old Kate Lupton silently broke the gender barrier when she received her diploma in private for a master of arts degree.
Jul. 31, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has approved a $10 million baseball facilities project that will enhance space in Memorial Gym for instruction, team building and coaching, and provide settings that will foster interactions with returning professional players. “The project builds on Coach Tim Corbin’s vision for our baseball program: to prepare our players not...
Jul. 31, 2015—Since launching his blog in April, Professor Robert Scherrer has covered a range of topics, from faster-than-light warp drives and wormholes to the viability of monster ants.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a genetic mutation that causes pulmonary hypertension, which leads to brisket disease, a life-threatening pulmonary condition that affects cattle grazed at high altitude.
Jul. 31, 2015—A simple quest for new sheets a few years ago led to the creation of an international luxury brand—Boll & Branch—a company as well-known for its ethical practices and philanthropy as it is for the quality of its products. Boll & Branch is the brainchild of Missy and Scott Tannen. The company sells bed linens...
Jul. 31, 2015—Helping young Americans succeed in a global environment is both a vocation and a passion for Mohamed Abdel-Kader. “Students and business people need a global understanding and mindset to exist in the world today,” says Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of International and Foreign Language Education. “U.S. nurses caring...
Jul. 31, 2015—Creating artificial human capillary blood vessels using cotton candy and gelatin | Increasing and improving retention of underrepresented minority students in STEM fields
Jul. 31, 2015—Being denied admission to Vanderbilt was more painful for us than our kid’s first trip to the emergency room. We agreed to write this in the hope that our family’s story might be helpful to some fellow alums.
Jul. 31, 2015—Clay Hensley, BA’94. senior director of international strategy and outreach for the College Board, is helping American universities like Vanderbilt navigate the growing demand from students abroad.
Jul. 31, 2015— Named in honor of Vanderbilt University, the 455-foot SS Vanderbilt Victorywas launched April 11, 1945.