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There’s good news and bad news when photographing the upcoming solar eclipse

Aug. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt’s director of photography says there are conflicting views about possible damage to your smartphone when photographing the eclipse.

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University photographer played key role during Predators’ playoff ride

Jun. 14, 2017—"I’ve never taken a direct shot, but sometimes a puck comes over the top of the glass and hits me," says Vanderbilt photographer John Russell, who also serves as the official photographer for the Nashville Predators. "It still hurts."

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Pavlovíc’s McDowell Fellowship precedes ‘Lost Art’ installation

Dec. 8, 2016—Vesna Pavlovic, associate professor of art, spent part of summer 2016 at the McDowell Colony, the first artist colony in the United States. “I had the opportunity to work in a live-in studio space with uninterrupted time to create, test and receive valuable feedback on my work from other visiting fellows,” she said. “I had...

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Listen: Selected portraits of Nashville’s creative community focus of Curb Center exhibition

Aug. 31, 2016—The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy will host a public art exhibition inspired by a recent book on some of Nashville's most innovative entrepreneurs.

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Vandy Walks presents ‘Photography: Walk & Shoot’ May 26

May. 19, 2016—Vandy Walks presents "Photography: Walk & Shoot" on Thursday, May 26, from noon until 1 p.m.

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Vanderbilt to host Thomas Merton Centenary Celebration

Nov. 13, 2015—Thomas Merton's legacy as an influential Catholic author, artist and advocate for peace and civil rights will be celebrated at Vanderbilt the first week of December with events that include jazz and poetry performances.

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Technology enhances perceptions at Vanderbilt Libraries exhibition

Aug. 24, 2015—"Picturing Our World," a new exhibition at Vanderbilt Libraries, juxtaposes recent technological advances with more traditional images of the universe and our place in it.

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VUMC mourns award-winning photographer Dana Johnson Tallman

Feb. 23, 2015—Dana Johnson Tallman, an award-winning photographer in Vanderbilt University Medical Center News and Communications from 1999 to 2009, died Sunday, Feb. 22, due to complications from cystic fibrosis. She was 42. Ms. Tallman was a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and a 1994 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in photojournalism. She held...

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Pioneering photojournalism topic of Goldberg Lecture

Oct. 31, 2014—Patricia Leighten will address "The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson" at the Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Nov. 6.

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See winning photo in Global Education Office contest

Sep. 6, 2013—The grand prize winner of the 2013 Global Education Office photo contest is a fun one: Nisha Khorasi’s “Making Camel Friends at the Great Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt.”

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‘House Organ’ photo contest winners revealed

Dec. 13, 2011—The House Organ photography contest is a Vanderbilt tradition, having been held every year since 1982. This year, more than 1,000 entries from Vanderbilt staff, faculty, students and volunteers were received, and Division of Public Affairs photography staff judged the entries, resulting in the extraordinary 12 images you see in the 2012 House Organ Calendar.

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Carpenter, Irvin featured in photography exhibit at Studio East Nashville

Nov. 29, 2011—Studio East Nashville presents The ƒ-Stops Here, a juried exhibition of recent work by six Nashville photographers, including Associate Professor of Sociology Laura Carpenter and Vanderbilt alumna Stacey Irvin, a Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award recipient. Studio East Nashville is located at 1520 Woodland Street on the corner of Woodland and South 16th Street. All six...

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