Wide receiver Jordan Matthews, BA’13, was selected 42nd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the NFL Draft on May 9.
During the past two years, the number of Commodore Recruitment Programs (CoRPs) volunteers has more than doubled from 1,512 to 3,371 alumni.
Parents showed support for their Vanderbilt students like never before in the 2014 academic year, and as a result, a single challenge gift of $200,000 benefited multiple academic and student-life programs across the university.
The women’s golf team finished in a tie for 10th place at the NCAA Championship, while the men’s golf team finished in a tie for 16th.
Vanderbilt Magazine’s format is beautiful, the pictures amazing, and the articles are timely, interesting and well written. I look forward to reading it.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the poem “The Star-Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key, Steven Smartt, BME’71, MME’72, aims to play the national anthem 100 times at public events this year.
Professor Doug Adams directs a new School of Engineering lab that allows researchers and students to test advanced sensor systems that can rapidly detect early signs of failure in aircraft, automobiles and wind turbines.
Recently, the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee awarded Francis Guess, MBM’74, its annual Joe Kraft Humanitarian Award, adding him to a roster of honorees that includes John Seigenthaler, Martha Ingram, Vince Gill and Amy Grant, ’82
For as long as Travis Geisler, BE’03, can remember, auto racing has been an integral part of his life. Today he serves as competition director for Team Penske, a racing organization based near Charlotte, N.C.
Susan R. Wente, a distinguished scientist who has served as associate vice chancellor for research at Vanderbilt for the past five years, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.