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Explore the World Your Way

Explore the World Your Way

This year the expanded Vanderbilt travel program offers a little something for everyone. From seasoned Vanderbilt alumni travelers to those who have never taken a Vanderbilt trip before, trips are designed to fit any lifestyle, educational travel interest and budget. Each trip pairs unique educational opportunities with the exceptional destinationsRead More

The President’s Corner

The President’s Corner

In my interactions with Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff, I always emphasize that alumni are the university’s largest, most diverse, and potentially most powerful resource. With 130,000 individuals in 143 countries, we’re the living brand of Vanderbilt, with the potential to be strategic partners in Vanderbilt’s pursuit of excellence. InRead More

Autobiography of a White Girl Raised in the South

Autobiography of a White Girl Raised in the South

“From the day I was born, I began to learn my lessons.” —Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream   In any self-portrait from the ’50s, you’d have to see the me that was not me: the black girl trudging along the side of the road while I whizzed past inRead More

Richard Chenoweth: History You’ve Never Seen

Richard Chenoweth: History You’ve Never Seen

RICHARD CHENOWETH, BS’79 In 1814 the U.S. Capitol building was burned by the British, destroying what Thomas Jefferson had called “the handsomest room in the world”: the Hall of Representatives, which had been completed just a few years earlier by architect Benjamin Latrobe. Sadly, no visual record exists of Latrobe’sRead More

Hibbett Neel: A Long Way from Coal and Fertilizer

Hibbett Neel: A Long Way from Coal and Fertilizer

W. HIBBETT NEEL, BE’63 “When you love what you do, it’s not work,” says Hibbett Neel. “I still get excited about coming to the office and helping to improve my community. If there’s ever a point when I’m not excited about it, then I’ll quit.” Neel, 69, insists that timeRead More