Jul. 25, 2014—Alumna cultivated her passion for service while at Peabody.
Jul. 24, 2014—StyleBlueprint.com profiles 2012 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumna Nora Tyson, BA’79, and her rise to vice admiral and deputy commander of United States Fleet Forces Command.
Jul. 23, 2014—Five alumni will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame during Homecoming/Reunion weekend.
Jul. 15, 2014—Ezell is remembered for her fierce advocacy on behalf of the disabled.
Jul. 1, 2014—Steven Smartt, BME’71, MME’72—associate dean for academic services in the Graduate School, assistant provost for research, and assistant professor of the practice of education—leads a parallel life. A trumpet player since elementary school, the Nashville native earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from Peabody College. He regularly plays with local bands Soul Incision (made up...
Jul. 1, 2014—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce new leadership and the addition of eight new members. Patti White, BA’76, is president and Perry Brandt, BA’74, JD’77, is president-elect. New members include Ryan Grant, BS’01; Eileen C. Hart, BA’10, MSN’12; Larkin Martin, BA’85; Kate Morgan, BS’06; Alex Quintana, BA’05, MSF’06; Tim Warnock, BA’84; Valerie Williams, BE’95; and Justin Wood, BA’03, JD’06.
Jun. 27, 2014—The Senate has confirmed Staci Yandle, JD’87, as a federal judge in the Southern District of Illinois. According to Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., she will be the first African-American judge to ever serve in Southern District of Illinois, and only the second woman to do so.
Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt fans, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Gov. Bill Haslam were among those who gathered June 26 to celebrate the championship 2014 Vanderbilt Commodore baseball team and Coach Tim Corbin.
Jun. 25, 2014—James W. Barker, PhD'11, has been awarded the 2014 Paul J. Achtemeier Award for New Testament Scholarship. Barker, a visiting assistant professor of religion at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, was honored for his essay "Ancient Compositional Practices and the Gospels: A Reassessment."
Jun. 19, 2014—When it comes to his love for auto racing, Travis Geisler is always willing to go the extra mile—thousands of them, really, if one considers his college years. While at Vanderbilt he made the 1,200-mile round trip between Nashville and his hometown of Pittsburgh nearly every weekend just to compete in an amateur NASCAR racing...
Young alumni rise to GOLD Challenge 2.0 and help secure another $100,000 gift to Opportunity Vanderbilt
Jun. 16, 2014—Members of the classes of 2004 through 2013 have once again made Vanderbilt history by rising to the university’s challenge specifically for graduates of the last decade—the GOLD Challenge 2.0—and helping to secure another $100,000 gift to Opportunity Vanderbilt. Opportunity Vanderbilt is the university’s initiative to replace all need-based undergraduate student loans with scholarship and...
May. 27, 2014—View more photos With 23 trips to nearly every continent, the Vanderbilt Travel Program offers alumni a chance to see the globe with fellow Commodores. Twenty-two travelers recently returned from “Treasures of Southern Africa,” which featured historic Cape Town, the wildlife at Thornybrook Nature Reserve and Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls. The group also visited Robben Island,...