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Anchor Man: Nicholas S. Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

Anchor Man: Nicholas S. Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

Ten years into his role as chancellor, Nicholas S. Zeppos has no plans to slow Vanderbilt’s rapid progress—and he wants to bring the rest of higher education along for the ride.

Perry Brandt

Volunteer Leadership Weekend

Two hundred enthusiastic alumni and parents gathered to support Vanderbilt as part of the university’s inaugural Volunteer Leadership Weekend, held Feb. 23–24.

On the City’s Western Border: $600 million living–learning initiative to transform campus along West End Avenue

On the City’s Western Border: $600 million living–learning initiative to transform campus along West End Avenue

Vanderbilt is replacing aging dormitories with residential colleges designed to encourage classmates from varying backgrounds to come together in shared communities, living alongside faculty members who help foster dialogue and discovery outside the classroom.

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.

Star Struck: Vanderbilt’s front-row seat to the total solar eclipse

Star Struck: Vanderbilt’s front-row seat to the total solar eclipse

Vanderbilt’s newest first-year students will likely remember Aug. 21, 2017, for a long time to come. Not only did the date mark their official welcome to the university, but the approximately 1,600 students also donned safety glasses on The Commons Lawn to witness the total solar eclipse that appeared in Nashville that day—the first time in 538 years that such a sight had been visible in Middle Tennessee.