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    Chapters bring Vanderbilt classrooms to alumni

    Commodore Classrooms present an accessible--and increasingly popular--opportunity for alumni to hear from Vanderbilt faculty and fellow alumni on a variety of topics. Read More

    Jan 17, 2015

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    Caitlin Donovan, BA’10, named to 2015 Forbes 30 under 30

    Forbes has named Caitlin Donovan, BA’10, an associate vice president at Christie’s to the inaugural retail and e-commerce category of its 2015 30 under 30. Read More

    Jan 16, 2015

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    Meg Bryson Pirkle, BE’89, to help Atlanta prepare for the next snowpocalypse

    Meg Bryson Pirkle, BE’89, is the first female chief engineer for Georgia’s transportation department. In the following Q&A, she explains her role in implementing a task force’s recommendations after the January 2014 Atlanta “Snowpocalypse,” her time at Vanderbilt, and being a woman in a male-dominated profession. Read More

    Jan 5, 2015

  • Liz McDaniel, BA'03, named to MOGUL's 35 under 35

    Liz McDaniel, BA’03, named to MOGUL’s 35 under 35

    The 2014 MOGUL 35 under 35 includes an impressive list of women in a variety of fields. Among them is Liz McDaniel, BA’03, director of brand communications at Diane von Furstenberg. The list honors “women worldwide under the age of 35 who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation within the… Read More

    Dec 19, 2014

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    Taylor Bruce, BA’04, Guiding Spirit

    When traveling, Taylor Bruce, BA’04, often brings a book that deepens his understanding of his destination, but never a travel guide. Eager to share the stories of cities rather than popular tourist attractions, Bruce started his own series of field guides, called Wildsam. Read More

    Oct 24, 2014

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    Duncan McDougall, BA’83, One for the Books

    Duncan McDougall, BA’83, spent part of his twenties guiding expeditions of the physical world—whitewater and backcountry trips in places like Alaska and New Zealand. Since 1998, however, he has been leading expeditions of another kind, guiding children on a journey to literacy. Read More

    Oct 24, 2014

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    Four School of Medicine alumni find success in business

    These four School of Medicine alumni forged new paths—hedge funds, pharmaceuticals, management consulting, and health care entrepreneurship—to find success in business. Read More

    Sep 26, 2014

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    Popdose profiles alumnus Andrew Maraniss and his upcoming book about Perry Wallace

    Andrew Maraniss, BA’92, first wrote about SEC pioneer Perry Wallace, BE’72, as a sophomore history major. Nearly 25 years later, Vanderbilt University Press will release Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South in December. profiles Maraniss and his passion to tell Wallace’s… Read More

    Sep 19, 2014

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    Alumna Samar Ali, BS’03, JD’06, helps Obama confront ISIS

    Samar Ali, BS’03, JD’06, a member of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors, has joined Nashville law firm Bone McAllester Norton to practice international law and continue private diplomatic work in the Middle East and elsewhere. She previously advised Gov. Bill Haslam on economic issues and was a counterterrorism… Read More

    Sep 17, 2014

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    Tweaking Alzheimer’s gene: Dr. Robert Mahley, MD’70, PhD’70

    During the next 15 years, as the baby boomer generation ages, the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease is expected to double. But there is new hope if promising research by Robert Mahley bears fruit. Mahley is senior investigator and founder of the Gladstone Institutes, a nonprofit biomedical-research organization… Read More

    Jul 31, 2014