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Vogue highlights alumna fashion designer

Apr. 23, 2014—While studying abroad in China as a Vanderbilt student, Hart Hagerty, BA’09, marveled at the embroideries made by the agrarian Miao minorities. That experienced still inspires her today as the founder and designer of HART jackets. Her latest line has made an impression at Coachella, as well as drawing recognition from Vogue.

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Alumnus receives 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship

Apr. 18, 2014—The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded filmmaker Mark Kendall, BA’05, MA’08, a Guggenheim Fellowship. According to the foundation, Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment. He was awarded the fellowship to develop his next project, which explores the relationship between time,...

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Alumni Association honors Geer for educational contributions

Apr. 17, 2014—John Geer, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science, has been recognized for his significant contributions to educational programming as a speaker for Vanderbilt Reunion and other alumni events.

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University offers support to those affected by Korean ferry tragedy

Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt University offers its condolences and support for faculty, students, staff and alumni that may have been affected by the tragic ferry accident in South Korea.

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For my family, bridging the generation gap is a journey of 7,000 miles

Apr. 13, 2014—My dad used to tell me I took things for granted, especially on my birthday or Christmas. I always thought he was just a party pooper. But of course, you should never ignore what a wise Chinese man has to say. The conversation would go somewhat like this: “Thanks for the math book, Dad.” “You...

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University Update evokes pride and shares insight into Vanderbilt’s future

Apr. 11, 2014—The last ten years mark a tremendous period of growth in Vanderbilt’s history. Applications for undergraduate admission have increased by nearly 20,000, while the admission rate has dropped from 40 to 13 percent. Provost Richard McCarty shared these facts and much more with Nashville-area alumni, parents and friends during the University Update event on April...

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From Vanderbilt to Rolling Stone: alumna speaks at StamJam

Apr. 10, 2014—Rolling Stone writer and cofounder of Rolling Stone Country, Beville Dunkerley, BS’97, returned to campus on Saturday to speak at StamJam, a concert hosted by Stambaugh House. Dunkerley spoke with The Hustler about her work at Rolling Stone and her path to country music after graduating from Vanderbilt.

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Judge Jeff Bivins, JD’86, appointed to Tennessee Supreme Court

Apr. 7, 2014—Governor Bill Haslam has appointed Judge Jeff Bivins, JD’86, a member of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, to the Tennessee Supreme Court, replacing Justice William C. Koch Jr., who is retiring July 15.

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Former Vanderbilt roommates are entrepreneurs behind tech startup

Apr. 7, 2014—Former Vanderbilt roommates Paul Osetinsky, BS’08 and Hayden Williams, BA’08, are the tech entrepreneurs behind Treatings, a New York City-based startup that allows you to get professional advice from total strangers over a cup of coffee.

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Vanderbilt panel on changing media to feature Geist, Plotz, Thompson

Apr. 4, 2014—Noted journalists and new media pioneers Willie Geist, David Plotz and Nick Thompson will discuss the state and future of their career field April 11 at the First Amendment Center.

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Vanderbilt launches 2014 Faculty-Staff Campaign

Apr. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt has kicked off its annual Faculty-Staff Campaign for university central faculty and staff members, with a goal of raising $1.1 million or more.

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ASB chapter events bring students and alumni together

Mar. 28, 2014—Since 1987 Vanderbilt students have ventured across the country to conduct community service projects for Alternative Spring Break. Many alumni consider it a highlight of their student experience. Five years ago Washington, D.C., alumni began hosting ASB students for a potluck dinner while they were in town for their project. The gathering—simply intended to connect...

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