• Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    Alexander Heard’s Legacy Thank you for publishing the article [Fall 2009, “Bridge Over Troubled Waters”] about this man for all seasons whom only a small (and now shrinking) portion of the Vanderbilt family experienced directly. I was a beneficiary of the leadership of the late G. Alexander Heard… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Vanderbilt Magazine Staff – Spring 2010

    Vanderbilt Magazine Staff – Spring 2010

    Editor GayNelle Doll Art Director and Designer Donna DeVore Pritchett Editorial Associate Editor and Advertising Manager Phillip B. Tucker Arts & Culture Editor Bonnie Arant Ertelt, BS’81 Class Notes and Sports Editor Nelson Bryan, BA’73 Photography and Imaging Assistant Director,… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Above and Beyond

    Above and Beyond

    Pole-vaulter Alyson Hasty was determined not to attend Vanderbilt because it’s so close to home— but sometimes life has other plans. By the time she got to high school, Alyson Hasty was nearly burned out on gymnastics. She had been training as a gymnast since she was a tyke, and… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • 2010 Football Preview

    2010 Football Preview

    SEC Freshman of the Year Warren Norman returned three kickoffs for touchdowns last season. Admittedly, a 2–10 record with no conference wins is a disappointing football season. That’s how Vanderbilt finished the 2009 season. It would be easy enough to think that the light at the end of the tunnel… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Where Are They Now?

    Where Are They Now?

    Vanderbilt cornerback Jimmy Williams runs back an interception in a 1999 game against Northern Illinois. JIMMY WILLIAMS, BS’01 Jimmy Williams, BS’01, retired from professional football last June. He spent his years in the NFL as a cornerback and return specialist with the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. During… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Sports Roundup

    Sports Roundup

    Lacrosse: Team Ranks High in Preseason Commodore defender Mary Rachel Reynolds cuts off an LSU player in a 2–1 overtime loss at the Vanderbilt Soccer Complex. Lacrosse Magazine has ranked the Commodores No. 11 in the nation in a preseason pick. Last year’s team had a 10–7 season and advanced to… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Visual Art: River Run

    Visual Art: River Run

    John Guider, BE’ 72, understands fully what Emerson meant when he said, “Who looks upon a river … and is not reminded of the flux of all things?” Guider, a well-known commercial photographer, has traveled the world to produce the perfect image for clients. In August 2003 he embarked on… Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Deep Roots, Strong Tree

    Deep Roots, Strong Tree

    As a Republican leader during a time when partisanship rocks the nation’s Capitol, Lamar Alexander walks a thin line. Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Flood Tide in Tennessee

    Flood Tide in Tennessee

    Vanderbilt takes on the childhood obesity epidemic, one family at a time. Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Good to Be Greek

    Good to Be Greek

    The mantra for 21st-century Greek organizations: Work hard, play hard, be smart, be safe, be responsible. Read More

    Apr 7, 2010

  • Vandy in Hollywood

    Vandy in Hollywood

    Opening doors in Tinseltown takes smarts, guts and, if you’re very lucky, alumni on the inside. Read More

    Apr 7, 2010