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National Commodore Club sets all-time record for athletics annual giving

Aug. 1, 2013—The National Commodore Club challenged Commodore fans to be game changers. Commodore Nation responded and broke an NCC record by giving $3.72 million in unrestricted annual support.

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Aug. 14 open house set for ‘working person’s master’s program’ at Vanderbilt

Jul. 30, 2013—An open house is set for 6 p.m. Aug. 14 for anyone interested in Vanderbilt's master's curriculum designed for working adults, the MLAS Program.

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Music City Tennis Invitational holds serve for Children’s Hospital

Jul. 18, 2013—The Music City Tennis Invitational celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with another banner year, raising $73,000 for the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Setting the tone Rick Dreiling’s lasting impression on Children’s Hospital

Jul. 18, 2013—There is no doubting the national profile of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, but at its core it is deeply tied to the community in which it operates. Balancing a national profile and local engagement is no small task, but as chair of the Children’s Hospital Board, Rick Dreiling, chief executive officer of...

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A Mother’s Mission

Jul. 17, 2013—Frustrated with school options for her son with autism, Helen Leonard, BS’91, created a school of her own. The light-filled classrooms of The Paragon School in Orlando, Fla., provide everything that this mother ever hoped for in an academic environment for her son. That’s because she created it.

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McGugin Center Training Room Renovations

Jul. 12, 2013—An upgraded Training Room within the McGugin Center will help keep all 325 Vanderbilt student-athletes in top competitive form by supporting injury prevention and recovery. At a projected 9,200 square feet, the new Training Room doubles our capacity to treat student-athletes effectively. The new space includes three hydrotherapy pools, modernized equipment, and increases in the...

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No Easy Road — Fifty years ago Vanderbilt’s first African American undergraduates paved the way for the thousands who have followed

Jul. 10, 2013—Nearly 50 years ago Robert J. Moore watched the countryside pass by his window during a long bus ride from Richmond, Va., to Nashville. As he traveled west, Moore wondered how he would be received as one of the first African American students to attend Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate schools. What he found was a challenging,...

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Jul. 10, 2013—Nelson Andrews III, BA’89, EMBA’95, grew up around the automobile business, but he didn’t see himself making it his career.

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The Best Legal Job You’ll Ever Have

Jul. 10, 2013—Clerkships offer benefits throughout a legal career. When Misty Johnson ’09 and her partner, Weslynn Reed ’09, won Vanderbilt’s 2008 Moot Court Competition, Johnson did not realize their victory would help her land a clerkship two years later with a pioneering African American federal judge she had long admired, Chief Judge Curtis Collier of the...

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Alumni Game will rekindle Memorial magic Aug. 3

Jul. 9, 2013—Commodores past and present will participate in a men's basketball game, along with other festivities, on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Memorial Gym.

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Vanderbilt University Board of Trust approves five new members

Jul. 5, 2013—The chairman of a global media and entertainment company, an entrepreneur, two physicians, and a 2013 graduate of the College of Arts and Science are the newest members of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.

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VU Alumni Association board names new members

Jul. 1, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Alumni Association board is pleased to announce the addition of seven new members.

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