Painting Personality: Everett Raymond Kinstler ‘performs’  the role of portrait painter

Painting Personality: Everett Raymond Kinstler ‘performs’ the role of portrait painter

Successful portraiture is all about conveying the personality of the sitter. It sounds easy, but it’s not, because those character traits that make up a person’s true self have little to do with actual physical appearance. To successfully capture the sitter, portraiture requires the artist to be part psychologist orRead More

JONATHAN TICHLER, METROPOLITAN OPERA

Met School: An unlikely spot in Lincoln Center acknowledges Rockefeller support of Vanderbilt University

  By Dr. John Sergent, BA’63, MD’66 In 1972 I moved to New York City with my wife, Carole, BA’63, and our two young daughters to do a fellowship in rheumatology. A few months after we moved, we met Francis Robinson, a fellow Vanderbilt alumnus (BA’32, MA’33) who was thenRead More

Painting Personality: Everett Raymond Kinstler ‘performs’  the role of portrait painter

Painting Personality: Everett Raymond Kinstler ‘performs’ the role of portrait painter

Successful portraiture is all about conveying the personality of the sitter. It sounds easy, but it’s not, because those character traits that make up a person’s true self have little to do with actual physical appearance. To successfully capture the sitter, portraiture requires the artist to be part psychologist orRead More

Peabody College’s Knapp Farm dairy barn housing what was likely the first herd of purebred Holstein cows in the South.

Farm to Table: Peabody’s Knapp Farm was an early experiment in sustainability

Sustainability has become a buzzword in recent years, used to describe everything from economics to transportation. But at its root, the concept has to do with stewarding natural resources responsibly. When George Peabody College for Teachers first moved to its current location in 1914, across from Vanderbilt, no one talked aboutRead More

 

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Chancellor Zeppos presided over a sunny May 11 Commencement ceremony at which 1,740 undergraduate and 2,160 graduate and professional students received their Vanderbilt degrees in front of thousands more friends and relatives. (JOHN RUSSELL)

Chancellor’s Letter: Education Evangelists

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, college remains the surest path to securing a good job, high-quality health care and enjoying a reasonable measure of stability for yourself and your family.

DANIEL BAXTER

Constant Content: Q&A with Kelly Campbell, BS’00

Hulu’s chief marketing officer looks for heart at the intersection of entertainment and tech   As the ways we consume media continue to change, viewers have more choices than ever before. In 2012, Disney, NBC Universal (now Comcast) and 21st Century Fox banded together to form Hulu to compete withRead More

#Vandygram, Spring 2018

#Vandygram, Spring 2018

From Vanderbilt Libraries’ Shakespeare Festival to Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Young Child Parade, not to mention a new bike-sharing program, it’s been an active spring on campus.

Purple Haze: Students celebrate Holi festival

Purple Haze: Students celebrate Holi festival

The South Asian Cultural Exchange welcomed students to Wyatt Lawn on April 15 as part of a weekend-long celebration of the Hindu festival known as Holi.

The ’Dores of Distinction, a new alumni advisory group, met with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other university administrators in February. (Note: Not all members listed below are pictured.) (JOHN RUSSELL)

’Dores of Distinction

To help ensure that Vanderbilt’s mission stays on track and is poised for future success, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has convened a broadly diverse group of alumni leaders called the ’Dores of Distinction.