Mind’s Eye: Violins of Hope

Mind’s Eye: Violins of Hope

The power of hope—and a dark history—come to life through violin project Some say the violin is the instrument that most closely imitates the human voice. In March, 22 violins, most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust, will arrive in Music CityRead More

Mind’s Eye: Violins of Hope

Mind’s Eye: Violins of Hope

The power of hope—and a dark history—come to life through violin project Some say the violin is the instrument that most closely imitates the human voice. In March, 22 violins, most of which were played by Jewish musicians interned in concentration camps during the Holocaust, will arrive in Music CityRead More

 

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Hanging out, undated (Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives)

Slideshow: Residential life at Vanderbilt, then and now

As the university embarks on a project to construct three new residential colleges along West End Avenue, Vanderbilt Magazine looks at residential life, then and now, on campus.

Chancellor’s Letter: Savoring Civility

Chancellor’s Letter: Savoring Civility

If Vanderbilt is to live up to its mission of training future leaders, we cannot ignore the vital roles that civility and community play in society—no matter how harried or virtual our lives become.

Perry Wallace’s family attended the premiere  at Langford Auditorium in December, just three days after Wallace’s death.  (SUSAN URMY)

Enduring Spirit: Red-carpet event held for premiere of Perry Wallace documentary

Just three days after Perry Wallace, BE’70, died, hundreds of people—including family, friends, teammates and fans—gathered at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium on Dec. 4 for the premiere of Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace, a documentary about the late Wallace’s courage and struggles as a student-athlete breaking the color barrier in the SEC.

George Matouk is CEO of John Matouk & Co. Inc., a third-generation, family-owned luxury linens company in Massachusetts that is successfully bucking the trend of overseas production and putting its employees first. (JOE SCHMELZER FOR ONE KINGS LANE)

Domestic Bliss: Family linens business thrives by investing in sustainable U.S. manufacturing

George Matouk, BA’91, talks about his family’s business, John Matouk & Co., which has emerged as one of the premier luxury brands in bed and bath linens.

Fortunate Son: Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill was the life of the party

Fortunate Son: Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill was the life of the party

Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, who died in late 2016, was the last direct link between Vanderbilt University and its founder.