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Service Learning Comes of Age

Service Learning Comes of Age

On a chilly Friday night last November, the area underneath the wide expanse of the Jefferson Street Bridge in downtown Nashville became a scene of rare opportunity for the city’s homeless.

The Week That Lasts a Lifetime

The Week That Lasts a Lifetime

Kristen Keely-Dinger, BS’98, remembers March snow falling on the streets of New York, the sounds of babies crying and people screaming, and the stench of urine in the housing projects as she carried hot meals up flight after flight of stairs. As a Vanderbilt sophomore who had signed up forRead More

Conquer and Prevail

Conquer and Prevail

As university traditions go, music has charms to do more than soothe the savage breast. In fact, music has the ability to invoke nostalgia for the old “alma mater,” pump up school spirit at athletic events, and stitch together collegiate memories in ways that override the years, joining together studentsRead More

History Test: Where Is This?

History Test: Where Is This?

Do you know the name of the popular hangout shown in this 1953 photograph? Go here to find out if you’re right.

History Test: Where Is This? (Answer)

History Test: Where Is This? (Answer)

The photograph is of the Commodore Room (aka the “C” Room), a grill/short-order dining facility in the front part of Rand Hall, as it appeared when Rand was completed in 1953. Today the space is occupied by another dining facility, Chef James Bistro (see photo). Rand Hall’s “C” Room wasn’tRead More