Feb. 26, 2018—Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons and associate professor of communications, has presented the Commodore Classroom “What’s New About Fake News” to alumni in five cities as well as on campus for Reunion 2017.
Feb. 26, 2018—Jose Garrido’s influence can be found on grocery shelves throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States. As executive vice president of Walton & Post Inc., a privately owned Miami export/import business, Garrido sells products ranging from paper towels and canned sausages, to fruit and maple syrup.
Feb. 26, 2018—Richard (BA’57, MD’61) and Poppy (BSN’61) Buchanan will establish the Poppy Pickering Buchanan and Richard D. Buchanan Library Fellows Fund. This fund will benefit students and future library users by supporting strategic projects in which selected students work on multidisciplinary teams under the mentorship of faculty and professional librarians.
Feb. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt’s alumni volunteers—more than 10,000 strong—help build and support the university’s worldwide alumni community, whether by bringing Commodores together at chapter events, hosting Commodore Classrooms, or organizing Summer Send-Off Parties and Networking Night.
Feb. 26, 2018—With a low unemployment rate, strong job growth, and a relatively low cost of living—plus two top professional sports teams (with a third on the way in Major League Soccer) and world-class music and dining—what’s not to love about Nashville?
Feb. 26, 2018—The Vanderbilt women’s soccer team enjoyed its finest season in more than a decade, receiving an NCAA tournament bid for the first time since 2006 and reaching the second round for only the fifth time in school history.
Feb. 26, 2018—D1Baseball.com has named Vanderbilt the No. 2 college baseball program in the country, behind fellow SEC East rival Florida, in its biannual top-100 rankings.
Feb. 26, 2018—Astra Sharma, a redshirt senior on the women’s tennis team, lived out a dream of many aspiring tennis stars in January when she competed in her first-ever Grand Slam.
Feb. 6, 2018—A renowned microbiologist and Ann Scott Carell Professor, Crowe is leading efforts to decipher the human immunome, a vast set of genes and molecular structures critical to fighting disease. Understanding those mechanics could lead to the development of a universal flu vaccine. No guessing required.