Fall 2009

Student Alumni Board Sponsors Annual Seniorfest

Student Alumni Board Sponsors Annual Seniorfest

The Student Alumni Board sponsored its annual Seniorfest on Sept. 10, at which Vanderbilt seniors claimed Alumni Lawn for a class-building afternoon of fun.

Five Alumni Inducted into Student Media Hall of Fame

Five Alumni Inducted into Student Media Hall of Fame

Five alumni who have distinguished themselves through a variety of careers were inducted into the inaugural class of the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 16. They are (left to right) U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, BA’62; Roy Blount Jr., BA’63, author, humorist and NPR game show panelist; MaryRead More

Top Picks: Weiss, Braxton, Esser

Top Picks: Weiss, Braxton, Esser

Presidential Award Goes to Weiss Sharon Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top young scientists with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on young professionals in the early stages ofRead More

Fulbright Programs Bring International Teachers, Leaders to Peabody

Peabody College has launched two new international Fulbright fellowship programs to bring international educators to the U.S. for a year of study. The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program, launched this fall, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through the Academy forRead More

Reallocation, Cost-Cutting Earn Dividends

The value of the investments portfolio of Vanderbilt University’s endowment fell 16.3 percent in the fiscal year ending June 30, one of the most challenging financial periods in modern American history. Vanderbilt has weathered the downturn relatively well when measured against many schools. Prior to a huge stock market sell-off,Read More