May. 12, 2014—As co-founder of theAudience, with William Morris Endeavor Chief Ari Emanuel and Napster cofounder Sean Parker, Oliver Luckett, BA’96, is well-known for creating buzz for celebrities and brands on social media. But the tech mogul is less known for his true passion—art. He is nurturing emerging artists and giving them ultimate break—a connection to the A-list of stars.
May. 12, 2014—TriStar Centennial Medical Center announced it has named Brian Marger, MBA’98, chief operating officer of HCA Holdings’ flagship hospital.
May. 9, 2014—The Secret Service agent who saved President Reagan during an assassination attempt in 1981 was honored by Peabody College.
May. 9, 2014—In 1964, soon-to-be Vanderbilt graduate Katherine Gorham missed Commencement because she was in the hospital, recovering from having her first child. On Friday, she walked across the platform in cap and gown after her husband and the university arranged for her to participate in Commencement with the Class of 2014.
May. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries pay tribute to renowned sports writers and alumni Grantland Rice and Fred Russell in a new exhibition.
Apr. 30, 2014—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved eight new members, including a former Posse Scholar and a graduating senior in the College of Arts and Science.
Apr. 29, 2014—The Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program enables Arts and Science undergraduates to conduct original research alongside faculty fellows.
Apr. 28, 2014—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association is proud to recognize more than 500 volunteers who have made an impact through our Student-Alumni Programs. Through these campus programs, students and alumni connect about their shared Vanderbilt experiences and the many paths a Vanderbilt degree offers. Programs range from “Opening Dores” advice dinners and industry panels to Student Alumni...
Apr. 25, 2014—Andrea Sanders, MEd’06, became the reading tutor for William Spickard, who has Down syndrome, while she attended Vanderbilt. The student-teacher relationship inspired Sanders to start running the Country Music Marathon 10 years ago in his honor to raise awareness and money for a scholarship endowment that would allow children like William to attend the Vanderbilt...
Apr. 23, 2014—While studying abroad in China as a Vanderbilt student, Hart Hagerty, BA’09, marveled at the embroideries made by the agrarian Miao minorities. That experienced still inspires her today as the founder and designer of HART jackets. Her latest line has made an impression at Coachella, as well as drawing recognition from Vogue.
Apr. 18, 2014—The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded filmmaker Mark Kendall, BA’05, MA’08, a Guggenheim Fellowship. According to the foundation, Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment. He was awarded the fellowship to develop his next project, which explores the relationship between time,...
Apr. 18, 2014—Lillian Hallstrand and Niger Amin Woodruff have joined Vanderbilt Divinity School in new positions to provide increased guidance to current as well as prospective students.