Zachary T. Fardon ’92 (BA’88) has been nominated to serve as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
May. 28, 2013—Fardon’s nomination was announced by the White House on May 23. “Today, I am honored to nominate this highly respected legal professional as a United States Attorney,” President Obama said in the White House release. “Zachary Fardon will be unwavering in his commitment to justice, and I am confident he will serve the people of Illinois with excellence.”
May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development bestowed its 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award on educational psychologist Robert H. Bruininks during Commencement on May 10.
Apr. 29, 2013—John Lachs, the Centennial Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, has received the 2013 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.
Apr. 25, 2013—A team of computer engineers from Vanderbilt University’s Institute of Software Integrated Systems has developed an inexpensive hardware module and related software that can transform an Android smartphone into a simple shooter location system.
Apr. 10, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Apr. 8, 2013—For Alyssa Van Camp, a graduate student in the Peabody College of Education and Human Development and former undergraduate at Vanderbilt, bettering the world has been a lifelong pursuit. This spring, that pursuit was recognized as Van Camp participated in and won the Business for Good competition, hosted by the Nashville chapter of the Social...
Apr. 8, 2013—Laura Reinbold (BE’82) is fond of saying that since coming to Vanderbilt University at age 17, she’s never lived much more than a mile from where her parents deposited her on West End. Then again, she didn’t need to go far to leave her mark.
Mar. 11, 2013—The Hustler caught up with alumnus Austin Bauman, owner of Green Fleet Hub, to hear about his career experience in the post-Vanderbilt world.
Feb. 26, 2013—On the Discovery network’s show Moonshiners, whiskey makers stay one step ahead of the law as they tend backwoods stills. Troy Ball is also a moonshiner, but the similarities between her and the Appalachia moonshiners featured on the show are few. Ball’s whiskey is legal and, by all accounts, some of the best on the market.
Feb. 26, 2013—Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Feb. 18, 2013—JAMES PATTERSON HAS SOLD MORE BOOKS WORLDWIDE THAN ANY AUTHOR DURING THE PAST THREE YEARS. NOW HE’S SET HIS SIGHTS ON CULTIVATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF READERS.
Feb. 18, 2013—It’s 7 p.m. on a Wednesday evening, and Wyatt Smith is still in his classroom. The day started 12 hours ago, back when his green tie was firmly in place and his khakis were neatly pressed – before the classes, parent phone calls, and the three-hour Mandarin lesson for 13 inner-city students at George Washington Carver High...