Summer 2019

Dan Lovinger

Message from the Alumni Association President: Share your thoughts on Vanderbilt’s next chancellor

By all measures—admissions, graduation rates, philanthropic support, exceptional faculty, diversity and financial health—Vanderbilt has raised its profile dramatically under the leadership of Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. We will be forever grateful for his knowledge, vision and passion during his 11 years as chancellor, as well as his 32 total yearsRead More

Recent Books, Summer 2019

Recent Books, Summer 2019

Everybody’s Doin’ It: Sex, Music, and Dance in New York, 1840-1917 (2019, W.W. Norton) by Dale Cockrell, professor of musicology, emeritus Everybody’s Doin’ It is the eye-opening story of popular music’s 70-year rise in the brothels, dance halls and dives of New York City. It traces the birth of popularRead More

Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt University

Chancellor’s Letter: Vanderbilt for Life

  Since coming to Vanderbilt in 2002, I have seen the university from many different perspectives—as a scholar and faculty member, a department chair, a mentor, a vice chancellor and as Vanderbilt’s provost, and even as the proud parent of an alumna after one of my daughters graduated with aRead More

John Russell/Vanderbilt University

New Game in Town: Vanderbilt athletics enters a new era with Malcolm Turner and Jerry Stackhouse

Turner and Stackhouse developed a mutual admiration during their time in the G League. At the same time Turner was guiding the league through unprecedented growth, Stackhouse was leading the Toronto Raptors’ affiliate, Raptors 905, to the league championship.

Romancing the Pen: Writing romance novels is a passionate pursuit for these four Commodores

Romancing the Pen: Writing romance novels is a passionate pursuit for these four Commodores

Several members of the Vanderbilt community have enjoyed success in the romance genre, drawing upon their varied experiences and interests to bring their stories to life. And they all point to their time at the university as helping spark their imaginations and kindle the passion for their creative pursuits.