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Good Day, Sunshine: Alumni pour their energy into solar power

Jul. 1, 2018—Several Vanderbilt alumni are leading the way to ensure that solar is not just a feel-good energy source but an economically viable one as well. Read this feature from the latest issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine."

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An unlikely spot in Lincoln Center acknowledges Rockefeller support of Vanderbilt

Jun. 25, 2018—The only public acknowledgement of the Rockefeller family's financial support of Vanderbilt is found in an unlikely venue: the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Read more from this story in the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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MFA alumna Tiana Clark is one of poetry’s most exciting new voices

Jun. 25, 2018—Before alumna Tiana Clark emerged as an electrifying new voice in poetry, before a flock of literary agents started calling, and before 'The New Yorker' magazine published her poem “Nashville” to acclaim last fall, she’d been stung so badly by rejection that she’d stopped writing for an entire year. Read more of the story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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A look back: Peabody’s Knapp Farm was early experiment in sustainability

Jun. 18, 2018—When George Peabody College for Teachers first moved to its current location in 1914, across from Vanderbilt, no one talked about sustainability. Yet the idea became a centerpiece of the school’s mission to educate farmers, as well as to train the teachers who would educate the children of farmers. As a result, Peabody became the only teachers college in the United States to open a demonstration farm.

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Anchor man: Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

Jun. 8, 2018—In this exclusive story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine,' we look back on Nicholas S. Zeppos' first 10 years as chancellor—and hear his thoughts on Vanderbilt's trajectory for the future.

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Flu Fighter: Dr. James Crowe is leading a global effort to take the guesswork out of the flu shot

Feb. 6, 2018—From Vanderbilt Magazine: James Crowe, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, hopes to create a universal flu vaccine--permanently eliminating the problem of ineffective or under-effective annual flu shots.

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From generation to generation: One family’s Vanderbilt legacy

Jan. 6, 2017—Alumna Lillian Harpole Hazelton keeps a family tradition alive by supporting a scholarship established by her mother for Divinity School students preparing for United Methodist Church ministry.

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Cool food with a mission: Student runs first-ever campus kosher food truck

Dec. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt student Zack Freeling runs Aryeh’s Kitchen, the only campus food truck in the United States offering a fully kosher menu, including meat items.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: How to stay healthy this winter

Jan. 7, 2016—When a serious disease strikes—from Ebola in Africa to MRSA at a local high school—you’re likely to hear a calm, clear explanation on the news from Vanderbilt Professor of Preventive Medicine William Schaffner. "Vanderbilt Magazine" spoke to Schaffner about the best ways to avoid getting sick this winter.

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Read the new issue of ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’ online now

Aug. 14, 2015—The summer 2015 issue of "Vanderbilt Magazine" is now available online and features an in-depth look at the changing face of college admissions, stories about first-generation college students, a profile on Vanderbilt's first woman graduate and more.

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Jean Crawford, former ‘Vanderbilt Alumnus’ editor, dies

Aug. 11, 2015—Jean Bass Crawford, former editor of the "Vanderbilt Alumnus" and director of the Office of Alumni Publications, died Aug. 7 in Nashville.

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Tennessee higher ed alliance honors VU communications

Jun. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt received 13 awards at a statewide conference of Tennessee higher education public relations professionals.

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