American Landscape, 2015, 36-by-25-inch linocut, by Jesse Shaw

More than 1,000 Words: Master Printmaker Jesse Shaw Exhibits American Epic Series at VDS

In his American Epic series, currently on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Shaw presents broad themes like religion and technology in lush, detailed and sometimes disturbing imagery, rooting his interpretation in the style of the painters of the Mexican Mural Renaissance.

The 201st Chance?: Helping Those Leaving Prison to Overcome Reentry Barriers

The 201st Chance?: Helping Those Leaving Prison to Overcome Reentry Barriers

Many people leaving prison face insurmountable barriers to obtaining basic necessities like housing, employment and driver’s licenses. Despite the types of offenses on their record, the length of time that has lapsed since their last offense, or overwhelming evidence that they have reformed, their criminal history often is the only thing that matters.

Recent Books, Fall 2016

Recent Books, Fall 2016

Handbook of Early Childhood Special Education coedited by Erin Barton, assistant professor of special education, with Brian Reichow of the University of Florida, and Brian A. Boyd and Samuel L. Odom, of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2016, Springer) The handbook discusses early childhood special education, with particularRead More

The Night Bear Bryant Came to Town: Football Coaching Legends at Vanderbilt

The Night Bear Bryant Came to Town: Football Coaching Legends at Vanderbilt

No doubt Bear Bryant is the most legendary figure ever to walk the sidelines at Dudley Field as a Vanderbilt assistant, but the list of former assistants includes a number of impressive names, notable for their achievements in college and professional football.

 

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Transformative Times: Editor’s Letter, Fall 2016

Transformative Times: Editor’s Letter, Fall 2016

Like most readers of Vanderbilt Magazine, I often flip to the Class Notes section first. After scouring the Class of ’96 for any juicy nuggets, I branch out to overlapping years, searching for names that ring a faint bell.

The Night Bear Bryant Came to Town: Football Coaching Legends at Vanderbilt

The Night Bear Bryant Came to Town: Football Coaching Legends at Vanderbilt

No doubt Bear Bryant is the most legendary figure ever to walk the sidelines at Dudley Field as a Vanderbilt assistant, but the list of former assistants includes a number of impressive names, notable for their achievements in college and professional football.

Summer Send-Off Parties Welcome Families to the Vanderbilt Community

Summer Send-Off Parties Welcome Families to the Vanderbilt Community

Summer Send-Off Parties are one of the university’s finest traditions. For nearly 50 years, alumni and parents in cities across the country have come together to welcome incoming students and their families to the Vanderbilt community.

Commodore Comeback: Chris Marve, BS’11, Returns to Coach at Vanderbilt

Commodore Comeback: Chris Marve, BS’11, Returns to Coach at Vanderbilt

Of the approximately 1,100 assistant coaches in major-college football, only three are Vanderbilt graduates. One of those three, Chris Marve, BS’11, has returned to coach at his alma mater.

Strike the Slang: Bowling Team Learns Language of Culture

Strike the Slang: Bowling Team Learns Language of Culture

When your roster of 11 consists of student-athletes from four continents, you can’t always assume everyone is speaking the same language—so to speak.

House Party: Move-In Day Selfie

House Party: Move-In Day Selfie

Senior Bradley Faskowitz, a resident adviser in Murray House, snaps a selfie with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (center) and first-year students John Kim, Cortez Johnson and Jasper Lee during Move-In Day in August.

Olympia Ammon, BS’96: Connecting for a Lifetime

Olympia Ammon, BS’96: Connecting for a Lifetime

As vice president of development for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Olympia Ammon, BS’96, knows the impact that financial support can have on an organization.

Readers’ Letters, Fall 2016

Readers’ Letters, Fall 2016

MEMORIAL HALL On Aug. 15, 1955, a young woman donned in academic regalia was ready to graduate from George Peabody College and become the first African American ever to do so. She deliberately sought out a classmate to take a picture of her standing on the steps of Confederate Hall.Read More

Onward and Upward: Vanderbilt Barnard Residential College under Construction

Onward and Upward: Vanderbilt Barnard Residential College under Construction

Although generations of alumni may be lamenting the passing of the old Vanderbilt and Barnard residence halls along Alumni Lawn, there’s plenty of interest and excitement about the new facilities under construction.

Vanderbilt Vignettes: Legends Tour Provides Lesson on Vanderbilt History

Vanderbilt Vignettes: Legends Tour Provides Lesson on Vanderbilt History

Each fall students from Vanderbilt’s theatre department team up with members of the Student Alumni Board, an on-campus organization that fosters ties between current undergraduates and Vanderbilt alumni, to host the Legends Tour.