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Scholarship Honors Alumnus Who Lived Every Moment

Scholarship Honors Alumnus Who Lived Every Moment

When one of their own was murdered less than a year after he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, Kyser Miree’s Vanderbilt friends reacted with shock and grief. And then they got busy working on a way to remember the young man who was known for his keenRead More

Opportunity Vanderbilt Nears $100 Million Threshold

Vanderbilt is closing in on its initial goal of raising $100 million in gifts and pledges by June 30, 2011, for Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s initiative to eliminate need-based loans in financial aid packages. At press time donors had contributed $99 million for additional endowed scholarships. The university first announcedRead More

Art: Conversations in Between

Art: Conversations in Between

When performance art is bad, it’s really bad, Assistant Professor in Art Amelia Winger-Bearskin says by way of explaining why people seem to hate her chosen art form. Because people know so little about performance art, they don’t feel comfortable deciding whether it’s good or bad, Winger-Bearskin reasons. This makesRead More

Recent Books

Recent Books

The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White (2011, Penguin) by Daniel J. Sharfstein, associate professor of law The idea of someone transitioning from black to white, without science or surgery, seems hard to grasp on the surface. Yet, Vanderbilt Law School professor DanielRead More