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A cartoon from “The Story of a Boy,” created by the Rockefeller Sanitary 
Commission in the early 1900s to help educate poor residents of the South about hookworm disease. (B. STEPHANY/ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION)

Lessons Learned

In the fall of 1902, Dr. Charles Wardell Stiles, a zoologist with the U.S. Public Health Service, got a hunch that parasites were causing large swaths of the South’s rural poor to suffer an array of debilitating symptoms.

Readers’ Letters, Spring 2016

Readers’ Letters, Spring 2016

ADDENDA I have some additional facts to add to the article “A Plan for All Seasons” in the Winter 2016 issue. First, I was surprised to learn that George Kessler designed the 1905 plan for Vanderbilt that was realized only in the case of Furman Hall. As a student IRead More

Vanderbilt mourns Taylor Force

Vanderbilt mourns Taylor Force

The Vanderbilt community is mourning Taylor Force, 28, a student at the Owen Graduate School of Management who was killed in a terrorist attack March 8 in Tel Aviv, Israel.