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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

Universal Language: With “Phantom of the Opera,” Stan Tucker has seen the world

Universal Language: With “Phantom of the Opera,” Stan Tucker has seen the world

Most nights, for many years, in one exotic locale after another, the Phantom of the Opera’s famous chandelier would crash down practically on top of Stan Tucker’s head. But the Broadway veteran, who served as music director for the world tour of Phantom from 2012 to 2016 as well asRead More

‘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.