Dec. 4, 2017—Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69.
Dec. 4, 2017—The Southeastern Conference honored Vanderbilt and league legends Godfrey Dillard and Perry Wallace Friday in Atlanta with the SEC's Michael L. Slive Award. Dillard and Wallace (represented by his nephew James) were honored throughout the day along with four football players from Kentucky who were the league's first four African American football players.
Dec. 1, 2017—Samiyyah Ali, JD’16, will clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor beginning in October 2018.
Nov. 30, 2017—Kyle Becker works on curing cancer at Vanderbilt, but his hobby of playing along with a game show landed him on television.
Nov. 27, 2017—Ten first-year engineering students who represent the first cohort of A. James Clark Scholars at Vanderbilt were recognized at a Nov. 1 dinner that marked the first time Courtney Clark Pastrick, daughter of the program’s namesake, was able to hear in person what the scholarship program means to the students.
Nov. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt is working with other top-performing universities to #ActivateTalent in every community and ensure that every talented student has access to a world-class education.
Nov. 9, 2017—Two former Vanderbilt basketball players who helped break the color barrier in the Southeastern Conference 50 years ago have been named recipients of the Michael L. Slive Distinguished Service Award, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Thursday.
Nov. 6, 2017—Marcia Y. Riggs, whose areas of expertise include womanist ethics, moral education and public policy, will deliver the Howard L. Harrod Lecture at Vanderbilt Divinity School Nov. 9.
Nov. 1, 2017—VU Theatre performs a modern adaptation of the 1920s Italian comedy "Six Characters in Search of an Author"—with five students playing slightly tweaked versions of themselves—Nov. 3-11.
Oct. 27, 2017—Bettina Bergmann, a leading expert on Greek and Roman art who creates three-dimensional models to explore the visual and intellectual world of the ancient Romans, will speak at Cohen Hall Nov. 2.