May 2011 Vanderbilt View
May. 5, 2011—When Martha R. Ingram steps down June 30 after 12 years as chairman of Vanderbilt’s Board of Trust, she will leave behind a diverse and lasting legacy – including the hiring of two chancellors and the development of a residential college system at Vanderbilt, of which the newly named Martha Rivers Ingram Commons was the crucial first phase.
May. 5, 2011—Graduates Shannon Hoffman, Nehal Mehta and Karen White come from different backgrounds and have different interests, but each will use their significant talents and valuable lessons learned at Vanderbilt to affect change in the world.
May. 5, 2011—Vanderbilt Divinity School Dean James Hudnut-Beumler takes heart in the fact that when times are tough, his graduates offer comfort and guidance to an ailing world.
May. 5, 2011—Psychology professor Isabel Gauthier, an expert in the science of face recognition, relishes the process of discovery – and mentoring graduate students along the way.
May. 5, 2011—"View" Editor Joan Brasher reflects on Vanderbilt’s symbols of strength and constancy.
May. 5, 2011—Learn about the latest awards, appointments and achievements of Vanderbilt's faculty and staff.
May. 5, 2011—The stately magnolias that protect campus from the dust and noise of busy West End and 21st avenues are the living legacy of former Vanderbilt first lady Margaret Branscomb and the members of the Vanderbilt Garden Club.
May. 5, 2011—Hank Murrey, area maintenance supervisor for The Commons, applies his handyman skills at Whippoorwill Day Camp, a summertime tradition for area children for the last 40 years.