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Walter Isaacson


Jul. 31, 2015—The Commencement ceremony capped two days of activities for graduates and their guests, including the Senior Day speech by Walter Isaacson, author and former chairman and CEO of CNN. In all, the university awarded 1,644 undergraduate and 2,212 graduate and professional degrees this year.

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Connect your passion to something that matters, Isaacson urges Vanderbilt graduating seniors

May. 7, 2015—Life is much more than following your passion, writer Walter Isaacson told graduating seniors during his Senior Day address.

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Senior Day speaker Walter Isaacson

May. 7, 2015—Watch video of Senior Day speaker author Walter Isaacson addressing graduates and their families in Memorial Gymnasium. Isaacson, author of The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution and the former editor of TIME magazine, spoke on “Timeless Leadership.” Isaacson received the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal, one of Vanderbilt’s highest...

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Walter Isaacson book signing May 7 at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt

May. 1, 2015—Author Walter Isaacson, Vanderbilt's 2015 Senior Day speaker, will participate in a book signing May 7 at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.

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Chancellor, author Walter Isaacson to address Vanderbilt seniors

May. 1, 2015—Senior Day and Commencement are May 7-8 at Vanderbilt University, with a full slate of activities set to mark the graduation of the Class of 2015.

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VUCast: Building a Better App

Apr. 29, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See how a School of Engineering senior is improving children’s educational apps; hear about the “revolution” our Senior Day speaker will share with graduates; and learn how Vanderbilt is investing in Tennessee. Watch now!

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