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2007 Boasts Best-Ever Baseball

2007 Boasts Best-Ever Baseball

Player of the Year and Coach of the Year honors, Southeastern Conference Tournament and regular-season championships, and a fistful of All-American selections showcased 2007 as the best year for Vanderbilt baseball in the history of the program. The Commodores spent most of the season ranked No. 1 in the nation.Read More

Steady as a Rock

Steady as a Rock

The Vanderbilt defense takes the field and gathers around player number 47. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound middle linebacker sets the defensive formation, and waits for the offensive play to begin and his opportunity to crush it.And when the ball is whistled dead and the bodies are sorted out, number 47, JonathanRead More

Grease Is the Word

Grease Is the Word

A Vanderbilt student group’s love of nature has led to a project that will produce cleaner-burning fuel on campus. The Vanderbilt Biodiesel Initiative, started by participants of Vanderbilt’s Wilskills program, will take used vegetable oil–stuff that cooks fried foods in campus cafeterias– and recycle it into environmentally friendly biodiesel. Wilskills,Read More

The Doctor Is in the Mall

The Doctor Is in the Mall

It’s hard not to notice something as big as a dead mall. Changes in consumer buying habits have led to the decline of shopping centers in many cities, leaving space up for lease. Those empty stores can provide a creative solution for a burgeoning medical center like Vanderbilt’s, where findingRead More

Top Picks: Glab, Galloway, Woods

Top Picks: Glab, Galloway, Woods

Chemistry Whiz Awarded NSF Fellowship Kristin Glab, BS’07, is one of only 22 chemistry majors in the country this year awarded a National Science Foundation fellowship, which will pay for three years of graduate school. Following graduation from Vanderbilt last May, Glab is studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Read More