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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.

House Party: Move-In Day Selfie

House Party: Move-In Day Selfie

Senior Bradley Faskowitz, a resident adviser in Murray House, snaps a selfie with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (center) and first-year students John Kim, Cortez Johnson and Jasper Lee during Move-In Day in August.

Asheeka Desai crossed the Commencement stage May 13 with her bachelor’s degree in communication studies. A native of Greer, South Carolina, she is a member of Phi Sigma Pi honor fraternity. (SUSAN URMY)

Asheeka Desai: Communication Studies Major and Head Resident, Hank Ingram House

I’m graduating in May, and while it will be hard to leave Vanderbilt, it will be even harder to leave The Commons. The Commons has been such a defining part of my Vanderbilt experience, and has been my home here since day one.

Beasley Named Dean of Ingram Commons

Beasley Named Dean of Ingram Commons

Vanessa Beasley, BA’88, an expert in race, gender and diversity in U.S. political rhetoric, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt Admits Just 11.6 Percent of Applicants

Vanderbilt Admits Just 11.6 Percent of Applicants

Vanderbilt University’s admittance rate for incoming first-year students once again fell to a new low this year, continuing a trend toward higher application volumes and greater selectivity.