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    10 questions with Odie Blackmon

    Odie Blackmon, an adjunct professor in Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music, is a Grammy-nominated, CMA-Award-winning songwriter that lives and learns in our music studios. The Hustler sat down with Blackmon to hear more about the Nashville songwriting business up close and personal. Read More

    Sep 9, 2015

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    Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

    The start of both the school year and football season had the Vanderbilt community sharing their tweets, posts and photos on social media. Read More

    Sep 4, 2015

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    Charles King: Hollywood’s Next Mogul?

    Charles King, BA’91, a top agent who has represented Oprah, Janet Jackson and Tyler Perry, has a vision for entertainment that is more multicultural and more digital. Read More

    Sep 4, 2015

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    Move-In Day 2015

    See photos from around campus, including Move-In Day, on Vanderbilt University’s Flickr. … Read More

    Sep 2, 2015

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    10 questions with Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Dan Morgan

    The Hustler sat down with Dan Morgan, the new Associate Dean of the College of Arts Sciences and Senior Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences, to talk about geology, Maymesters, and the true reason Vanderbilt is the happiest school in the nation. Read More

    Sep 1, 2015

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    A Foot in Both Camps: J.D./M.D.’s work at the intersection of medicine, public policy and ethics

    Vanderbilt’s J.D./M.D. program, started in 2001, was designed to allow students to become fully engrossed in each school separately, ensuring the development of two distinct viewpoints during their six years of study. While graduates tend to practice in just one of the professions, their studies allow remarkable insights into today’s… Read More

    Sep 1, 2015

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    Advocating justice for both miners and mountains

    Steve Sanders ’78 loves the hills of eastern Kentucky, where he has spent his entire career advocating for people affected by the coal mining industry. Read More

    Aug 30, 2015

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    Move-In Day 2015

    See photos from around campus, including Move-In Day, on Vanderbilt University’s Flickr. … Read More

    Aug 25, 2015

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos welcomes first-year students during Move-In 2015.

    VUCast Extra: Move-In Day 2015

    Share in the excitement, emotion and fun as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, campus leaders and many others welcome Vanderbilt's newest students at Move-In. Read More

    Aug 22, 2015

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    Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

    This week was all about gearing up for Move-In Day! Check out our favorite photos of the week in the #vandygram tab on the Get Social site, and remember to share your photos with us by tagging them #vandygram. Read More

    Aug 21, 2015

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    First In: First-Generation College Graduates Share Their Stories

    Students who are the first in their families to graduate from college defy easy categorization. Nearly 40 percent of undergraduates at four-year colleges in the U.S. are the children of parents who did not attend college, transcending clear lines of race, geography and gender. And while the median household income of first-generation students tends to… Read More

    Aug 18, 2015

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    Missy Tannen, BS’99 and Scott Tannen, BS’99: Ethical Luxury

    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. Read More

    Aug 17, 2015

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    Vanderbilt researchers promise #WeWillNotGiveUp until diseases are cured!

    In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising #WeWillNotGiveUp; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now! Read More

    Aug 17, 2015

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    Mohamed Abdel-Kader, MEd’03: Global Perspective

    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… Read More

    Aug 16, 2015

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    Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

    You can see more of our favorite photos of the week on the Get Social website, and share yours by tagging them #vandygram. Photo by Instagram user @jasonbradley… Read More

    Aug 16, 2015

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    Kellye Rosenheim, BA’82, Found Her Calling in Bird-Watching

    Round in his vivid yellow topcoat, white bars on his gray wings, the songbird hops in tree-limb shade in New York’s Central Park. It’s early spring, and Kellye Rosenheim, director of development at New York City Audubon, has a catch in her voice as she points him out—indicating where to… Read More

    Aug 15, 2015

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    Kate Lupton: Vanderbilt’s First Female Graduate

    On June 20, 1877, just two years after it opened its doors to students, Vanderbilt University granted its first undergraduate degrees during a grand Commencement ceremony held in the chapel of Kirkland Hall, which was known in those early days as Main Hall. Read More

    Aug 10, 2015

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    Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

    For the second year in a row, Vanderbilt students were named the happiest college students in the nation by the "Princeton Review"—and they took to social media to share their happiness over the news. Read More

    Aug 9, 2015

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    Tim Corbin looks for character in recruits

    Recruiting student athletes may seem like a no-brainer: Find the most talented players on the field, then make sure they can manage a demanding academic load. But for Vanderbilt baseball’s head coach, Tim Corbin—“Corbs” to his players—desirable stats and good grades aren’t quite enough. Corbin, who was named College… Read More

    Aug 4, 2015

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    Our favorite #vandygram photos of the week

    To see more great photos like this, follow @VanderbiltU on Instagram. To see more social media posts from the Vanderbilt community, visit the Get Social website. Share your photos by tagging them #vandygram. Photo by @kendyll117… Read More

    Aug 1, 2015