Winter 2015

Lindsey Krinks is director of street chaplaincy and education at Open Table Nashville, an 
interfaith homeless outreach nonprofit. (DANIEL DUBOIS)

Divinity Students Leave Large Footprint on Nashville’s Nonprofit Scene

For Vanderbilt Divinity School alumni who run Nashville nonprofits, the need to serve the city’s underserved remains as great and as varied as ever.


Amy Grant, ’82, Finds Inspiration and Purpose in the Power of Community

Amy Grant’s music is like a prism: multifaceted and capable of dazzling surprises at every turn. And just as with a prism, there’s something transformative about the way her music reveals its source of illumination. Her light, so to speak, comes not only from an abiding faith in God but from a belief in humanity’s goodness as well.

An Interview with Provost Susan Wente

An Interview with Provost Susan Wente

Last April, Susan Wente, a cell biologist who most recently served as associate vice chancellor for research and senior associate dean for biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt, was named university provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Rosevelt Noble Documents the Black Experience at Vanderbilt

Rosevelt Noble Documents the Black Experience at Vanderbilt

To date, Rosevelt Noble has completed roughly 150 various interviews relating to his project and has taken more than 175,000 photos documenting the experience of African Americans on campus.

Blackwell helps high school athletes connect with coaches at colleges with high academic standards. (CHRIS VOLPE)

Keith Blackwell’s Business Gives High School Athletes a Recruiting Edge

Blackwell is founder of Elite College Sports, a Connecticut-based company that helps high school athletes looking to play varsity sports at colleges and universities known for their high academic standards.