Fall 2015

David Graeflin (JOHN RUSSELL)

Runner’s High: David Graeflin, BE’68, closes the doors of The Athlete’s House

Runners are a group Graeflin knows well. He ran track at Vanderbilt, and is the longtime owner of The Athlete’s House in Nashville, the first store in Tennessee devoted to running apparel and gear.

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Situated 20 miles southwest of Denver, and nestled between two state parks that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Sterling Ranch doesn’t look like much now. But during the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city.

Vandy Goes Pro: Impressive Numbers of Commodores Are Playing on Professional Teams

Vandy Goes Pro: Impressive Numbers of Commodores Are Playing on Professional Teams

Vanderbilt has always sent a handful of players to the major leagues, but in recent years there’s been a noticeable trend of more Commodores making it to the pros.

Vanderbilt For Life: Learning and Adventure Don’t End with Graduation

Vanderbilt For Life: Learning and Adventure Don’t End with Graduation

Vanderbilt Alumni Association chapters currently exist in 37 U.S. cities and five international locations—the newest one in Japan—and offer a range of activities to help keep Vanderbilt’s 135,000 alumni connected to each other and to the university.

Special Delivery: VUMC Partners with Baby+Company to Open Nashville Birth Center

Special Delivery: VUMC Partners with Baby+Company to Open Nashville Birth Center

Pregnancy doesn’t necessarily require hospital care. That simple premise is what led Cara Osborne, MSN’01, to co-author a landmark study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of giving birth outside a traditional medical setting. It’s also an idea that she’s put into practice as the founder of Baby+Company, a group of five freestanding birth centers across the U.S.