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The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Innovation of Autism: The newly endowed Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to unlock unique talents

The Frist Center for Autism and Innovation seeks to transform workplaces by developing new technologies based on the specific skills and talents of people with autism, effectively inspiring advances that can lead to meaningful employment and a fuller life.

David Williams (Vanderbilt University/John Russell)

The Goldfather: With David Williams’ retirement, a golden era of Commodore athletics ends

As 70-year-old Williams nears the end of a 15-year run leading Vanderbilt athletics—and his 27th year as a senior administrator in higher education—he is ready to hand over leadership of a department that has made enormous strides during his tenure.

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (left) and Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce Evans (right) present Hart with the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award. (Vanderbilt University/Anne Rayner)

Top Tribute: H. Rodes Hart named Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumnus

The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named H. Rodes Hart, BA’54, the recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Carr Payne Jr., Edwin Mims, Vanderbilt Professor of English, and Carr Payne Sr. at the dedication of Payne Hall in 1953, with the painting of former Peabody president Bruce R. Payne behind them. Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University Special Collections

M. Carr Payne Jr., BA’49, Growing Up Peabody

Maxwell Carr Payne Jr. of Franklin, Tenn., grandson of Bruce Ryburn Payne, the first president of George Peabody College for Teachers, died Nov. 19, 2017. The son of Mary Evans Tarpley Payne and Maxwell Carr Payne Sr., Carr, as he was known, attended Peabody Demonstration School from nursery school throughRead More

Peabody College’s Knapp Farm dairy barn housing what was likely the first herd of purebred Holstein cows in the South.

Farm to Table: Peabody’s Knapp Farm was an early experiment in sustainability

Sustainability has become a buzzword in recent years, used to describe everything from economics to transportation. But at its root, the concept has to do with stewarding natural resources responsibly. When George Peabody College for Teachers first moved to its current location in 1914, across from Vanderbilt, no one talked aboutRead More