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  • C. Cybele Raver, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs

    Provost Cybele Raver: An anchoring leader and scholar

    As Vanderbilt’s Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver marks her first 100 days at the university, colleagues reflect on her principles and values as a leader and scholar. Read More

    Oct. 11, 2021

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    Ask an Expert: Why is the flu shot especially important this year?

    William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of preventive medicine, discusses the importance of getting a flu vaccination this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

    Sep. 16, 2020

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    Ask an Expert: Can masks stop you from getting COVID-19?

    Vanderbilt University faculty are sharing their expertise on a range of topics related to COVID-19. Read More

    Apr. 3, 2020

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    Student-athlete Abbey Carlson: Engineer and golfer

    The ability to play top-level golf would be enough for most college students. But it barely scratches the surface of what drives Vanderbilt standout Abbey Carlson. Read More

    Jan. 31, 2020

  • Yasmine Mukahal (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Yasmine Mukahal

    With both Nashville and Vanderbilt on skyrocketing trajectories, the university finds itself competing with a host of global organizations for the best workforce possible. Yasmine Mukahal says Vanderbilt offers potential employees something more. Read More

    Dec. 19, 2019

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    Student-athlete: Kaylann Boyd

    Kaylann Boyd, a senior forward on the Vanderbilt soccer team, has never been one to back down from a challenge. Read More

    Oct. 18, 2019

  • Natalee Erb, associate director for residential colleges (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Natalee Erb

    Natalee Erb knows that Vanderbilt students undergo a great deal of personal growth outside of the classroom, and that their undergraduate experience begins to take shape soon after they arrive on campus. Read More

    Oct. 14, 2019

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    I Am Vanderbilt: Billy Teets

    Through field trips, science camps and public events at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, outreach astronomer Billy Teets engages Middle Tennessee students and community members in the process of lifelong learning and discovery. Read More

    Sep. 13, 2019

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    Athletics seeks input from the VU community on strategic priorities

    Vanderbilt University Athletics is seeking input from the university community as it develops a new, long-range strategic plan to help bolster Commodore sports programs and ensure the success of student-athletes on and off the field. Read More

    Sep. 9, 2019

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    Student-athlete: Jared Pinkney

    Jared Pinkney could have heard his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. Graded a “second- to fourth-round prospect,” Vanderbilt’s star tight end had a decision to make: turn pro, or return to the university to finish out his senior season. Read More

    Aug. 29, 2019

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    Student-athlete: The Champions

    In the magical run to a national championship, Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin said he was often asked when he first realized the 2019 edition of the Vandy Boys could be something special. His answer reveals all you need to know about the program he has built over 17 years in Nashville. Read More

    Aug. 9, 2019

  • Jonathan Ertelt, greenhouse manager, Department of Biological Sciences (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Jonathan Ertelt

    The Vanderbilt greenhouses are a lush, light-filled retreat in the heart of campus, and Jonathan Ertelt is charged with making sure each of their inhabitants thrives. Read More

    Jul. 16, 2019

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    Student Athlete: The Graduates

    For this installment of the student-athlete series, we take a look at three Class of 2019 seniors. Read More

    May. 17, 2019

  • Randy Smith, supervisor, Plant Operations (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Randy Smith

    The Vanderbilt campus hums with a particular energy in the days leading up to Commencement. Randy Smith, a supervisor in Plant Operations, manages a team of housekeeping staff tasked with getting buildings ready to accommodate the more than 25,000 friends and family members who will be on campus celebrating graduates. Read More

    May. 8, 2019

  • Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space

    I Am Vanderbilt: Dennis Spann

    When the School of Nursing celebrated its $23.6 million building expansion in late January, the event capped nearly two years of continuous construction. Dennis Spann, administrative officer for VUSN facilities and space, was integral to all of it. Read More

    Apr. 4, 2019

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    Emily Mathewson: Lacrosse attacker and community volunteer

    Student-athlete Emily Mathewson rallies her teammates on the field, and rallied them to support a young patient with cancer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2019

  • Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology, professor of psychiatry and professor of medicine, health and society

    Jonathan Metzl examines how hot-button political issues impact health

    Professor Jonathan Metzl isn’t afraid to tackle society’s most controversial issues, like guns, mass shootings, health care, race, politics and mental illness. Read More

    Mar. 11, 2019

  • Antoinette Hicks (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    I Am Vanderbilt: Antoinette Hicks

    Antoinette Hicks, the morning supervisor at Rand Dining Center, says Campus Dining provides sustenance in more ways than one. Read More

    Mar. 4, 2019

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    Bree Horrocks: Center and researcher

    When Bree Horrocks decided she would pursue her final season of college basketball as a graduate transfer, the 6-foot-5-inch center had conversations with a number of interested coaches. Each time, Horrocks let coaches know their programs would be getting much more than a basketball student-athlete. Read More

    Feb. 28, 2019

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    Find Your Impact: Student creates app for orangutans

    A coding hobby led Vanderbilt HOD and economics double major Ben Scheer on a wild immersion, building an app for orangutans at Zoo Atlanta. Read More

    Feb. 22, 2019