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Vanessa Beasley and her husband, Trey, BA'88

Alumni find out what’s new about fake news

Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons and associate professor of communications, has presented the Commodore Classroom “What’s New About Fake News” to alumni in five cities as well as on campus for Reunion 2017.

‘Vanderbilt Has My Soul’

‘Vanderbilt Has My Soul’

During the four decades since the Paul Kurtz left campus for a career in Athens, Georgia, his service and philanthropy attest to a lifelong affinity for Vanderbilt University.

Simone Charley heads downfield last October, helping the Commodores defeat Auburn 2–1 and clinching the No. 4 seed in the SEC Tournament. (JOE HOWELL)

Goal-Oriented: Soccer program enjoys best season in years

The Vanderbilt women’s soccer team enjoyed its finest season in more than a decade, receiving an NCAA tournament bid for the first time since 2006 and reaching the second round for only the fifth time in school history.

Nashville Rising: Fog settles over Music City on a chilly morning

Nashville Rising: Fog settles over Music City on a chilly morning

With a low unemployment rate, strong job growth, and a relatively low cost of living—plus two top professional sports teams (with a third on the way in Major League Soccer) and world-class music and dining—what’s not to love about Nashville?

Down-Under Wonder

Down-Under Wonder

Astra Sharma, a redshirt senior on the women’s tennis team, lived out a dream of many aspiring tennis stars in January when she competed in her first-ever Grand Slam.