Fall 2019

Recent Books, Fall 2019

Recent Books, Fall 2019

Seventh Flag: A Novel (2019, SparkPress) by Sid Balman Jr., BA’80. No place is immune from radicalism, including the small West Texas town of Dell City, where four generations of an iconic American family and a Syrian Muslim family carve a farming empire out of the unforgiving high desert. TheirRead More

53+1=54+1=55. Letter of the Year, by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons and music composer Neil Leonard, was a commissioned, site-specific multimedia installation created in 2013 for the 55th Venice Biennale contemporary art exhibition in Italy, displayed in the Cuban Pavilion.

The Art of Healing: Cuban artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons wants to change the world through art

The work of Cuban-born artist and professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons defies categorization—but she wants it to change the world. “Art is an archive of the minutiae of life,” she says. “Art is alchemy. It’s an incredibly mysterious process.”

All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

All-Stars: Dynamic educators and researchers join Vanderbilt’s distinguished faculty

This fall Vanderbilt welcomed its newest faculty members to campus, and their impact is already being felt, both in the classroom and through their wide-ranging research.

Top Flight: First-year students move into Stambaugh House

Top Flight: First-year students move into Stambaugh House

First-year students move into Stambaugh House, one of 10 residence halls on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, in August.

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Chancellor’s Letter: Trust, Transparency and Teamwork

The academic year is in full swing here at Vanderbilt. From Founders Walk and the start of classes to Family Weekend and Reunion gatherings, my new vantage point as interim chancellor has confirmed what I already believed: that Vanderbilt is stronger and more vibrant than ever before.