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University photographer played key role during Predators’ playoff ride

Jun. 14, 2017—"I’ve never taken a direct shot, but sometimes a puck comes over the top of the glass and hits me," says Vanderbilt photographer John Russell, who also serves as the official photographer for the Nashville Predators. "It still hurts."

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For Vanderbilt photographer, Gulf War experience led to career in pictures

Feb. 29, 2016—Joe Howell was a student at the University of Tennessee and a U.S. Marine Corps reservist in August 1990, when Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein invaded the neighboring oil-rich nation of Kuwait. At the time an aspiring photographer, Howell took his camera with him to the battlefield and trained his lens on the men and machinery around him.

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GayNelle Doll, editor of Vanderbilt’s flagship publication, to retire

Mar. 23, 2015—There are a few things editor GayNelle Doll and her staff keep in mind when putting together an issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine," read by 131,000 alumni and others and the university’s flagship publication.

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How to Photograph 1,600 Students

Dec. 23, 2014—Since 2009 the university’s photographers have organized a photo shoot of the entire freshman class on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt. In all, about 1,600 students—along with the faculty heads of house and their families—gather for the photo, posing in the shape of the class’ graduation year.

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Vanderbilt publications win top awards in CASE competition

Feb. 27, 2014—Two publications produced by Vanderbilt University News and Communications have received top awards in the 2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s District III competition.

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Four Public Affairs projects recognized in CASE awards

Jan. 9, 2013—The Division of Public Affairs has been recognized in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) district competition for four communications projects.

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What’s your story? Vanderbilt mobile video booth collects and shares personal stories

Nov. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Curb Creative Campus Initiative have launched a highly customizable mobile video booth designed to collect and share real-time, authentic stories and voices.

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Campus publications becoming more sustainable

Aug. 8, 2012—Vanderbilt’s 2012-13 parking map will be the first campus publication to carry the Forest Stewardship Council TM (FSC) certified mark and will be printed on paper containing 50 percent recycled content and 30 percent post-consumer waste.

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