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Muller retired from slalom kayak competition in 2003, but he still enjoys “throwing ends” and “surfing green slabs” on the local river with his kids. (Jeb Wallace-Brodeur)

Beyond the Horizon: A devastating childhood injury led Scott Muller, BS’94, to discover his passion for the great outdoors

Whether vying for gold at the Olympic Games alongside the world’s best slalom kayakers or helping lead the Clinton Climate Initiative to create a global consortium of cities focused on sustainability, Muller can trace the trajectory of his life’s work and passions back to formative experiences at the David Williams II Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

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.

Chancellor’s Letter: Collaborative Innovation

Chancellor’s Letter: Collaborative Innovation

Every single member of our diverse community, from the oldest alumni to the newest admitted students, contributes a vital part to our core mission. We are united by a distinct set of values. That’s why we are a university, not a poly-versity. We stand together. We are one Vanderbilt.

The roof of the Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center (DANIEL DUBOIS)

Bright Spot: Alumna Brings Solar Energy Technology to Vanderbilt’s Tennis Center

When the sun shines at Vanderbilt’s Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center these days, it means a little more to former player Marie Casares, BE’15. Two years ago, while Casares was still in school, the civil engineering major wrote a proposal to install solar panels atop the Currey Tennis Center and submitted it to Vanderbilt’s Green Fund, which designates money for student-led energy conservation projects.

Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history

Strong Inside: Courted by athletic powerhouses nationwide, Perry Wallace, BE’70, chose Vanderbilt—and made SEC history

Each year Vanderbilt selects a book for all incoming first-year students to read during the summer before arriving on campus. This year’s selection is Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South by Andrew Maraniss, BA’92. Here we present an excerpt adapted from Strong Inside, which is currently being made into a documentary film and a children’s book.