Winter 2013

  • The Piano Man

    The Piano Man

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2013

  • Questions of Faith

    Questions of Faith

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2013

  • Feature: Rescued Hearts

    Feature: Rescued Hearts

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Roster: The Walk On

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Landscape Shadows

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • How to tear down a dorm: Expert advice from Vanderbilt Campus Planning

    How to tear down a dorm: Expert advice from Vanderbilt Campus Planning

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Midnight 911

    Midnight 911

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Same Page

    Same Page

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Open House Today

    Open House Today

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • photo of James Patterson

    James Patterson, MA’70, Sets His Sights on Cultivating the Next Generation of Readers

    James Patterson, MA’70, breathes rare air. His books line the walls in airport shops. They’re tucked into beach bags amid the towels and sunscreen. They’re on sidewalk kiosks and bedside tables around the world. In 2010 he sold more books than John Grisham, Stephen King and Danielle Steele combined. Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Collective Memory: Through History’s Lens

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Birdie Boogie

    Birdie Boogie

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Pea-Brained

    Pea-Brained

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Up in the Air

    Up in the Air

    PHOTO: Richard Danielpour, standing, rehearses with Blair School of Music Dean Mark Wait at the piano prior to the debut of Danielpour’s Dec. 4 premiere of 12 new piano études. PHOTO BY JOHN RUSSELL   What are the odds a conversation about 12 new piano études will veer off to… Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    A Lesson Before Dying

    Roy looked like he was 15 at most. He looked like a water boy for a varsity sports team. But without him, my platoon was culturally blind and deaf. Read More

    Jan. 15, 2013

  • Poem #8 by Rick Hilles

    Poem #8 by Rick Hilles

    Section #8 of “Nights and Days of 2007: Autumn” is from A Map of the Lost World by Rick Hilles, Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Reader Photo: Bubble

    As my friend and I walked back from an open-air market in the St. Germain district, we stumbled upon a professional bubble-blower. (Who knew they existed?) Mesmerized by the sheer size and magical quality of his work, I tried to capture the moment before it burst into the Parisian air. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Research Roundup, Winter 2013

    International Trial Tests Hybrid Stroke Therapy | Playmates Can Help Sedentary Kids Become More Active | Water for a Small Planet Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Photo of football players celebrating

    Vanderbilt Football Celebrates Victory against Ole Miss

    In the final 52 seconds of the Nov. 10 contest against Ole Miss, Vanderbilt took the lead for the first time in the game, winning 27–26. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Obituary: John H. Venable Jr., Teacher and Administrator

    John H. “Jack” Venable Jr., professor of biological sciences, emeritus, and dean of the College of Arts and Science, emeritus, of Nashville died July 16, 2012. During his time at Vanderbilt, he also served as associate provost for faculty affairs. Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013