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In the spring Rosenberg participated in a Vanderbilt-sponsored panel discussion in Nashville about the World Cup and the economic  future of Brazil. (ROBERTO SETTON)

Rosenberg’s Lofty Goals for Corinthians Soccer

Rosenberg, MA’73, PhD’76, is vice president of São Paulo’s Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, the wealthiest soccer club in Brazil.

Edward Durell Stone’s Architectural Vision Endures

Edward Durell Stone’s Architectural Vision Endures

Much of the tranquil beauty that imbues today’s campus was engendered by architect Edward Durell Stone’s plan.

Readers’ Letters, Summer 2014

Readers’ Letters, Summer 2014

I enjoyed Seth Robertson’s article “Flight Path” in the Spring 2014 issue, which chronicled Doug Parker’s career culminating in his running the world’s largest airline, American Airlines Group. What a great accomplishment for Mr. Parker. It is very reassuring to have a Vanderbilt graduate [MBA’86] in such an important position.

Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

After the horrific mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2011, a conservative commentator claimed that “guns don’t kill people—the mentally ill do.” Metzl believes this attitude is based on misconceptions about mental illness and violence that obscure larger issues about gun violence in America.

JOHN RUSSELL

Warren and Moore Colleges Open

Warren College and Moore College, the newest of Vanderbilt’s residential options, opened to upperclass students in August.

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Tech Giants, Engineers to Create Standards for ‘Internet of Things’

A new group called the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)—which includes Vanderbilt engineers and researchers in the university’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS)—announced plans in March to create engineering standards for the “Internet of Things.”

Vanderbilt Sports Medicine trainer Michelle Johnson tends to an injury  during an Overton  High School baseball game. (JOE HOWELL)

Sports Medicine Provided Free to Area Schools

For more than 20 years, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine has maintained a relationship with Metro Nashville Public Schools to ensure excellent care is provided to local athletes. Vanderbilt is now the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro high schools.

Technology Transfer Efforts Gain Steam

Technology Transfer Efforts Gain Steam

Vanderbilt signed 101 licensing agreements with industry partners during fiscal year 2014, nearly 20 more than the record total set last year. Many transactions were in medical diagnostics, health care information technology, pharmaceutics, oncology and biotechnology.

World’s Best Issue Ever!

World’s Best Issue Ever!

Our appetite for “world’s greatest” data has only grown through the centuries, stoked in recent years by electronic media, instant feedback and infographics.

Preschool Program for Children with Autism

Preschool Program for Children with Autism

A preschool program for children ages 18 to 36 months with autism or suspected autism opened in July at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center (BWC), with plans to expand to children ages 3 to 5 in the near future.