And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19
May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.
Apr. 21, 2020—The Melodores, Vanderbilt’s award-winning a cappella group, have engaged multitudes of fans on social media as musical groups the world over find creative outlets to share music despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr. 27, 2016—Watch what happens when more than 100 Vanderbilt students, along with University News and Communications, team up for a fresh new take on the university's alma mater.
Apr. 20, 2016—For Rani Banjarian, the summer of 2006 was the defining moment of his young life. For a month that summer, artillery and airstrikes were a daily occurrence as the unrest between his home country of Lebanon and neighboring Israel grew into the July War.
Apr. 14, 2016—For international student Rani Banjarian, differences are what make him feel a part of the university community.
Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt student a cappella group the Melodores are scheduled to perform in New York on NBC’s "Today" show on Tuesday. This follows their recent performance at a White House holiday reception attended by President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.
Jul. 9, 2015—Before winning NBC’s The Sing Off last December with his fellow Melodores, Ted Moock, BS’15, had already been cast to play a Treblemaker in the movie Pitch Perfect 2, currently out in theatres.
Apr. 29, 2015—It’s safe to say that Dan McNeill, Ted Moock and Augie Phillips always will remember what they were doing on Dec. 17, 2014. That evening they tuned in to NBC to watch the Melodores, a student a cappella group, compete on "The Sing-Off" holiday special.
Apr. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt hosted a Day on the Hill breakfast reception for state legislators and staff members March 31 and showcased Vanderbilt's significant impact in each of Tennessee's 95 counties. The Melodores also performed.
Feb. 25, 2015—The Vanderbilt Melodores, reigning champions of NBC’s a cappella performance competition The Sing-Off, will launch a 13-performance leg of The Sing-Off Live Tour Feb. 28 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Jan. 8, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See a powerful new weapon in the fight against malaria and how a 3-D printer speeds up the research; meet a little dog that won a big award; and hear the Melodores, winners of NBC's "The Sing-Off." Watch now!
Dec. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt's Melodores won The Sing Off holiday television special, becoming the first collegiate group in the NBC program's history to win the competition.