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Alumni Association Honors Professor Tom Schwartz

Alumni Association Honors Professor Tom Schwartz

Thomas Schwartz, professor of history, has received the Faculty Alumni Education Award, presented by the Alumni Association Board of Directors last November. First given in 1982, the award includes a prize of $2,500 and an engraved julep cup. Since 2003, Schwartz has lectured at nine alumni education events for VanderbiltRead More

A Million Thanks to all the Reunion 2007 Volunteers

A Million Thanks to all the Reunion 2007 Volunteers

Click here to view a slideshow of pictures from Reunion 2007 Because of your hard work, Reunion 2007 giving surpassed its goals, providing new levels of support for Vanderbilt. In fact, the final tally was over $46 million. The generosity of the undergraduate reunion classes and our distinguished Quinqs isRead More

Lord of the Pointy Ears

Lord of the Pointy Ears

Outfitters to Wookiees and Warlocks: Paul Bielaczyc, BS’02, MS’04 (standing), and his brother, Michael, only use their special powers for good, helping solve the age-old problem of what to wear to your next Renaissance festival or science fiction convention. The brothers create ogre masks, elf ears, faun pants, fangs, wounds,Read More

Biology, Behavior, and the Tools of Law

Biology, Behavior, and the Tools of Law

A childhood fascination with animal behavior led Owen Jones on a path to becoming one of the country’s foremost experts in the field of law and behavioral biology. Today he is one among a handful of academics in the country holding faculty appointments in law and biology and conducting significantRead More

Sports Roundup

Sports Roundup

Graduate student Karthik Subramanian keeps his eye on the birdie as president and player with the Badminton Club. Soccer: Three Named to All-SEC Team Junior Katie Schulz and freshmen Molly Kinsella and Mary Rachel Reynolds were named All-SEC players in the fall. Schulz, a midfielder, was a second-team pick asRead More

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Kenny Diehl, BS’75, took to the hardwood courts of Memorial Gymnasium as Mr. Commodore in the days before mute mascots with huge foam heads and comical antics–and was one among a long line of cheerleaders who donned the chivalrous costume as the vocal leader of the Commodore faithful. Kenny wasRead More

Football 2007

Football 2007

Wide receiver Earl Bennett The 2007 version of Commodore football finished with a 5-7 record, but that was good enough to earn All-SEC honors for four players and attract a suitor for the head coach. Four Commodores were named to the All-Southeastern Conference team by the league’s 12 coaches. JuniorRead More

Extreme Makeover, Commodore Edition

Extreme Makeover, Commodore Edition

The three faces of Mr. C are Sam Newman (in gold), Mike Fagan (in black), and a third student who prefers to hide behind the anonymity of the Commodore mask. Photo by John Russell It was quite the conundrum. Mr. Commodore, the “face” of Vanderbilt athletics, had gone missing. SomewhereRead More

Top Picks: Sevin, Johnson

Top Picks: Sevin, Johnson

Sevin Awarded Germany’s Cross of the Order of Merit Dieter Sevin, professor of Germanic languages and literatures and chair of the department, has been awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is the only order awarded by the president of that nation.Read More

www.youtube.com/vanderbilt

www.youtube.com/vanderbilt

Vanderbilt has launched its own channel on YouTube, the wildly popular video-sharing site. The channel features a broad range of offerings, including lectures, concerts and news pieces, and content straight from the classroom. Vanderbilt is one among just a handful of universities nationally with a branded YouTube channel.