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Glynna Walker—shown with her son, Nigel, a sophomore in the School of Engineering, and their dog, Ziggy—has honored Nigel with her gift to Vanderbilt. (KAY HINTON)

Parent Support Prompts Significant Challenge Gift

Parents showed support for their Vanderbilt students like never before in the 2014 academic year, and as a result, a single challenge gift of $200,000 benefited multiple academic and student-life programs across the university.

Obituary: Cindy Zautcke, MEd’87, Advocate for At-Risk Students

Obituary: Cindy Zautcke, MEd’87, Advocate for At-Risk Students

Cindy Zautcke of Milwaukee died June 4 at age 51. In teaching a class of 16 Nashville junior-high students who had all failed eighth grade at least twice, she came to understand her calling as a teacher.

‘No Child Left Behind’ Getting a Bad Rap

‘No Child Left Behind’ Getting a Bad Rap

The commonly held notion that the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has eroded teacher job satisfaction and undermined job retention is off the mark, according to new Vanderbilt research.

Vanderbilt and Nashville: Good Neighbors

Vanderbilt and Nashville: Good Neighbors

Vanderbilt has grown up alongside its hometown to play a leading role in the life of the larger community—employing nearly 25,000 people; providing a Level 1 trauma center and top-ranked hospitals that admit around 65,000 patients a year; and generating millions of dollars for the local economy through athletics, cultural events, and a vast array of intellectual offerings. And that’s just for starters.