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Vanderbilt Magazine: Consider the Martians

Oct. 7, 2018—Scientists need to confirm whether life exists on Mars before sending humans, according to Professor of Astronomy David Weintraub.

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Vanderbilt Magazine: VU ‘bytes’ into data science

Sep. 26, 2018—Learn how new programs in a revolutionary field are fostering discovery, collaboration and learning across campus.

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‘Seasonal Cycles’

Sep. 16, 2018—As the first day of fall approaches, learn more about the mural under Calhoun Hall's stone portico, which depicts all of the seasons on campus.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: Grade A Talent

Sep. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: Deep Healing

Sep. 6, 2018—Two VU alumni are making waves in drug discovery by plumbing the oceans’ depths for new therapeutic molecules.

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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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