Oct. 7, 2013—Lauren Parker Jackson learned the difficult and demanding art of X-ray crystallography in the Cambridge University lab where it was invented. She brings her expertise to Vanderbilt, where she will continue her research in protein trafficking.
Oct. 2, 2013—Storyteller and comedienne Tricia Rose Burt, a Vanderbilt alumna, will give a free performance of her acclaimed one-woman show "How to Draw a Nekkid Man" Oct. 21 in Sarratt Cinema.
Sep. 24, 2013—Retired Brig. Gen. Thomas A. Kolditz will discuss “Leadership Lessons from the War on Terror” Oct. 4 in Sarratt Cinema. His talk marks the annual National Security Symposium at Vanderbilt hosted by the Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association.
Sep. 24, 2013—If Kristen Findley had gotten her wish, she might never have set foot on a track, or at least not to compete. Growing up near the snow-capped mountains of Boise, Idaho, she dreamt of becoming a downhill skier one day. She was so taken with the idea, just about the only thing that could have...
Sep. 24, 2013—Alumnus Pat Garner perished aboard nuclear submarine USS Thresher, which was lost with all 129 hands 50 years ago during deep dive tests 200 miles off the coast of Maine. Steve Krahn, professor of the practice of nuclear environmental engineering, is dedicated to keeping the memory of the Thresher alive.
Sep. 18, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes seven new members. “Our new members are active alumni who generously donate time, treasure and talents to Vanderbilt and also represent the increasing diversity of our alumni population,” says Patti Early White, BA’76, chair of the Board Nominations Committee.
Sep. 17, 2013—The 12th annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture is scheduled for noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Light Hall, Room 208.
Sep. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Sep. 12, 2013—With more than 31,000 applications received for the Class of 2017, Vanderbilt is red hot. By representing Vanderbilt at college fairs, interviewing applicants and contacting accepted students, alumni CoRPs volunteers extend the reach of the undergraduate admissions office with a personal touch.
Sep. 6, 2013—Forty years after Atari’s digital table tennis game Pong bleeped onto the scene and made video games mainstream entertainment, we’ve become a nation of video gamers. We’re playing games on phones, tablets, computers, game consoles, social networks, and even TVs connected directly to the Internet. | On average, Americans are spending six to nine hours...
Sep. 4, 2013—Although Crystal Finley, BS’13, entered Vanderbilt with a clear plan for success, her life mission would soon change when she became a volunteer mentor with Next Steps at Vanderbilt, a postsecondary program for students with intellectual or other disabilities.
Sep. 4, 2013—A compilation of songs written in music therapy sessions at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and recorded by some of Nashville’s finest artists was released in May. Everybody Has a Story is available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, FYE, iTunes and Walmart, as well as at Children’s Hospital in The Friends Shop.