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Longing for Home: A recent graduate from Wuhan, China, reflects on a pandemic that upended his life across two different worlds

May. 5, 2020—Qisen Song, BA'20, reflects on the unexpected ending of his senior year at Vanderbilt, and the meaning of home and family during difficult times.

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Alumnus and philanthropist Brownlee O. Currey Jr. has died

Mar. 27, 2020—Brownlee O. Currey Jr., an alumnus, emeritus trustee, financial services executive and entrepreneur noted for his philanthropic leadership at Vanderbilt University and in the community, has died. He was 91.

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Hans Stoll, Vanderbilt financial research pioneer, has died

Mar. 24, 2020—Hans Stoll, a pioneer in the world of academic finance and the Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, died March 20. He was 80.

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Under the Stars: Flag ceremony honors active-duty service members, veterans and first responders

Feb. 17, 2020—During the Commodores’ annual Salute to Service honoring active-duty service members, veterans and first responders, representatives of the military community unfurl a massive U.S. flag in Vanderbilt Stadium before the football game against Kentucky on Nov. 16.

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Chip Brantley, BA’95, offers tips on how to produce an investigative podcast

Feb. 12, 2020—Chip Brantley, BA’95, explains the steps that went into producing White Lies, a podcast about the 1965 unsolved murder of a white Unitarian minister and civil rights activist named James Reeb.

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Stanley Cohen, Vanderbilt biochemist who won Nobel Prize, has died

Feb. 6, 2020—Stanley Cohen, a legendary Vanderbilt University biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of epidermal growth factor and its receptor, died on Feb. 5 at the age of 97.

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Vanderbilt Magazine: Backyard Boom

Jan. 29, 2020—Nashville has emerged as a cultural hotspot—with plenty of Vanderbilt alumni taking part in the city’s transformation.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: A Blaze of History

Nov. 24, 2019—Roger Williams University, a prominent black university that endured two fires, once was located on the present-day Peabody College campus.

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From ‘Vanderbilt Magazine’: The Art of Healing

Nov. 15, 2019—Cuban artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons wants to change the world through art.

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Breaking Barriers: $2.5 million grant from Facebook CEO boosts researcher’s investigation into neurodegenerative disease

Nov. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt researcher Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, learned in December that he’d won $2.5 million as part of a wider grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to fund his work on neurodegenerative diseases.

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‘No pause button’: Wente takes the helm as Vanderbilt’s interim chancellor

Aug. 16, 2019—As Susan R. Wente assumes the role of interim chancellor, she looks to further the university’s commitment to learning, discovery and creative expression with the same drive and optimism she’s cultivated as an academic leader, scholar and mentor.

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Vanderbilt Magazine: Passions transform challenges into amazing feats for four Commodores

Mar. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt students and alumni have always been an ambitious group. But three graduates and one current student have taken their passions to extreme levels.

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