• Vanderbilt University

    Seven Vanderbilt student-athletes honored for academics

    College Sports Communicators released its at-large academic all-district team, naming seven student-athletes from the Vanderbilt cross country and track and field programs. To be nominated for academic all-district honors, student-athletes must compete in at least 50 percent of scheduled competitions, maintain at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA and hold at least sophomore standing academically and athletically. Read More

    Jun 1, 2023

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    Do what you can

    In going all in as a runner and a double major, Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar of the Year finalist Kaira Brown embodies Ashe’s commitment to improving communities. Read More

    Apr 6, 2023

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    Study finds college athletes more likely to harbor MRSA

    College athletes who play contact sports are more than twice as likely to carry the deadly superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylocuccus aureus (MRSA) than peers who play non-contact sports, according to a Vanderbilt study released at IDWeek 2014. Read More

    Oct 9, 2014

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and students show their best VU hand signs. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

    The transformation of Vanderbilt athletics

    In academics and on the playing field, Vanderbilt athletes are all in. Read about the dramatic changes happening in Vanderbilt athletics. Read More

    Mar 4, 2013

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    Trick-or-treat with the Greeks and student-athletes Oct. 31

    Vanderbilt’s fraternities and sororities and the Student Athlete Advisory Council invite your family to trick-or-treat with the Greeks and student-athletes from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Come to Vanderbilt’s Greek area (Kensington Place and 24th Avenue South) for free candy, games, activities and photos. Parking will be… Read More

    Oct 16, 2012

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    Olympians and endorsements: The less we know, the more athletes sell

    They’re put up on a pedestal, literally. Though Olympic athletes seem like they would be the ideal celebrity spokespersons, new Vanderbilt research shows that true marketing success lies in keeping impressions high and real information about Olympians at a minimum. “For Olympic athletes or any celebrity, ignorance is bliss,” said… Read More

    Aug 6, 2012