Dores of Distinction
May. 23, 2019—As a molecular physiology and biophysics doctoral student at Vanderbilt, Dr. Constance Mobley never had designs on practicing medicine. Her passions were in the lab. The young scholar was infinitely more interested in clinical research. “I wanted to discover how to cure everything in the world,” she says. “I was always interested in science, and...
Smith named associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives for Development and Alumni Relations
Oct. 29, 2018—Highly seasoned higher education administrator Tina L. Smith will join Development and Alumni Relations as associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives beginning Nov. 1.
Apr. 12, 2018—Delicious dishes from Thailand will be featured when the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present Vandy Cooks on May 18.
Jul. 18, 2017—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board is pleased to announce the 2017 alumni award recipients—Stephen Jones, BA’74, MD’78; Joe Martin, BA’64; Doug Parker, MBA’86; and Zakiya Smith, BS’06.
Jun. 2, 2017—The Office of the Chancellor hosted “Food from Inside the Travel Ban,” a fundraiser for TN Justice for Our Neighbors, June 1 at the Wyatt Center Rotunda. The event featured food inspired by Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Iran and Somalia.
Jan. 4, 2016—Nashville’s ‘Negotiators’: How Samar Ali Gets Enemies In Syria To Sit Down And Talk Samar Ali, BS’03, JD’06, a former Alumni Association Board member and an attorney for Nashville law firm Bone McAllester Norton, is a third-party mediator in Syria. WPLN recently interviewed her as part of its live journalism series Movers & Thinkers about...
Oct. 13, 2015—Wild Hundreds, the first book published by Nate Marshall, BA’12—much of it written while he was a Vanderbilt student—offers a portrait of life in West Pullman, his home town on the south side of Chicago. Chicago Magazine profiles Marshall in its October 2015 issue.
Jul. 31, 2015—Helping young Americans succeed in a global environment is both a vocation and a passion for Mohamed Abdel-Kader. “Students and business people need a global understanding and mindset to exist in the world today,” says Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of International and Foreign Language Education. “U.S. nurses caring...
Sep. 26, 2014—The mission of Bryant's nonprofit organization, Black Girls Code, is to reach out to minority girls age 7 to 17 from all socioeconomic levels, and teach them about computer technology—from creating websites and writing computer applications to crafting computer games and working in robotics.
Mar. 14, 2014—Roslyn Clark Artis, EdD’10, is the 13th president of Florida Memorial University. The appointment is historical for the university as Artist is the first woman president in its 135 years of operation.