No Easy Road — Fifty years ago Vanderbilt’s first African American undergraduates paved the way for the thousands who have followed
Jul. 10, 2013—Nearly 50 years ago Robert J. Moore watched the countryside pass by his window during a long bus ride from Richmond, Va., to Nashville. As he traveled west, Moore wondered how he would be received as one of the first African American students to attend Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate schools. What he found was a challenging,...
Jul. 10, 2013—Nelson Andrews III, BA’89, EMBA’95, grew up around the automobile business, but he didn’t see himself making it his career.
Jul. 10, 2013—Clerkships offer benefits throughout a legal career. When Misty Johnson ’09 and her partner, Weslynn Reed ’09, won Vanderbilt’s 2008 Moot Court Competition, Johnson did not realize their victory would help her land a clerkship two years later with a pioneering African American federal judge she had long admired, Chief Judge Curtis Collier of the...
Jul. 9, 2013—Commodores past and present will participate in a men's basketball game, along with other festivities, on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Memorial Gym.
Jul. 5, 2013—The chairman of a global media and entertainment company, an entrepreneur, two physicians, and a 2013 graduate of the College of Arts and Science are the newest members of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.
Jul. 1, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association board is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members.
Jul. 1, 2013—James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections.
Jun. 28, 2013—The man the crowd knows as Deacon from the popular television show Nashville takes the stage at the Grand Ole Opry to screams of recognition. He starts with a sensitive ballad, and women of all ages stream past the lip of the stage and take his photo before being urged by ushers to make way for the...
Jun. 27, 2013—You never know where a blind ad will lead you. It led Tim Murray from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Middle East. Murray is CEO of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s top 10 aluminium producers. He joined Alba in 2007 as general manager of finance after applying to an ad in...
Jun. 21, 2013—Alumni Hall’s yearlong renovation is nearly complete, while construction on the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center reaches a milestone. Read about these projects and more.
Jun. 17, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other state leaders met with members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., to urge support for sustained federal investments in science and engineering research.
Jun. 17, 2013—Tim Murray, EMBA’03, proves his mettle at Aluminium Bahrain You never know where a blind ad will lead you. It led Tim Murray from Knoxville, Tenn., to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Middle East. Murray is CEO of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world’s top 10 aluminium producers.