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Josh Henderson 
celebrates after sinking an 80-foot shot, which prompted a Sports-Center interview.

Miracle Maker: Henderson Stuns Fans with 80-Foot Shot

The miracle shot was a memorable moment for Josh Henderson, a Roanoke, Virginia, native who has persevered through several serious injuries to emerge as a key contributor during his sixth season at Vanderbilt. Having earned his B.A. in economics in 2014, he’s now working toward an M.Ed. in leadership and organizational performance at Peabody. He is the only graduate student on the team’s roster.

Abbey, left, and Brigit may be twins, but they have different majors. Abbey is earning a bachelor of music degree in musical arts/teacher education (voice); after graduating, she plans to stay an additional year as part of Blair’s MA5 program to become a music educator, earning a master of education through Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. Brigit is also earning the B.Mus. degree, majoring in bassoon performance with a second major in mathematics. The two had no classes together this spring, but they meet for tacos on Thursdays to check in with each other.

Blair School Confidential: Blair Students Combine the Resources of a Major Research University with Intense Music Study

Blair students know they’ll be majoring in music—often in addition to other disciplines—but frequently they choose Vanderbilt for the other social and academic opportunities the university offers that a traditional music conservatory cannot. This means Blair students are among the busiest on campus, continuing their intense focus on music while juggling the demands of other classes.

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

Malnutrition is defined as a lack of food and calories. But really, it’s a symptom of far more profound problems. “The real causes of malnutrition are poverty and inequality,” says Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies. For the past five years,Read More

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

Situated 20 miles southwest of Denver, and nestled between two state parks that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Sterling Ranch doesn’t look like much now. But during the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city.

With materials and inspiration from Gokul Krishnan’s mobile Makerspace cart, 14-year-old Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital patient Daelyn James has invented an innovative device to help children with cystic fibrosis (CF) dry their nebulizers. Here James, who has CF herself, demonstrates the device to Krishnan. (SUVRO BANERJI/CBS NEWS)

White House Honors Peabody Graduate Student

The White House recognized Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, June 12 as part of a kickoff celebration for the National Week of Making.