Oct. 2, 2020—The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word will be held online Oct. 1-11, with Vanderbilt faculty, staff and alumni participating and three new VU Press titles spotlighted.
Nov. 19, 2018—A little more than two months after he spoke to nearly 11,000 people at Vanderbilt’s 1968 student-led Impact Symposium, presidential hopeful Robert Kennedy was assassinated in California. Frye Gaillard writes about serveing as Impact’s chairman and Kennedy’s host at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.
Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history
Aug. 10, 2016—Each year Vanderbilt selects a book for all incoming first-year students to read during the summer before arriving on campus. This year’s selection is Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew Maraniss, BA’92. Here we present an excerpt adapted from Strong Inside, which is currently being made into a documentary film and a children’s book.
Oct. 7, 2015—The Vanderbilt community will be well-represented at the 2015 Southern Festival of Books, with several faculty and alumni discussing their work.
Jun. 15, 2011—Five Vanderbilt University alumni who made their mark as student journalists and distinguished themselves through professions that include author, baseball writer, legal counsel, publisher and radio executive will be inducted Oct. 21 into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame.