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New Era Begins for Titans, Vandy

New Era Begins for Titans, Vandy

The Tennessee Titans and Vanderbilt University both announced the hiring of new head football coaches last week, signaling fresh starts for both programs. The Titans, who haven’t been to the playoffs since 2008 and haven’t won [...]

MLK Celebration at Vanderbilt; Actor Danny Glover, Candlelight Vigil

MLK Celebration at Vanderbilt; Actor Danny Glover, Candlelight Vigil

NASHVILLE, TN — An actor on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years, Danny Glover has also become known for his community activism and philanthropic work. He will headline Vanderbilt University’s MLK Day celebration [...]

Temporary Art Installation at Vanderbilt

Temporary Art Installation at Vanderbilt

A temporary art installation on the Vanderbilt campus is designed to raise awareness and funds to combat homelessness. The Kefi Project, a new public art organization at Vanderbilt, has installed “pairAsouls” at the Sarratt Student Center. [...]

Melvin Fitzgerald Marks 55 Years of Service

Melvin Fitzgerald Marks 55 Years of Service

When Melvin Fitzgerald first came to Vanderbilt, he was 22, fresh out of the U.S. Army, and seeking work just until he could move to California to meet up with his brother, who was soon to [...]

Vanderbilt University Marks Civil Rights Milestones

Vanderbilt University Marks Civil Rights Milestones

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt University recently commemorated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with a midday event in Benton Chapel. Vanderbilt community members and the public gathered at the chapel [...]

Former Vandy player opens camp

Former Vandy player opens camp

By Ron Wynn Former Vanderbilt star and current Atlanta Hawks player John Jenkins always wanted to start a basketball camp. It was one of his childhood dreams along with playing major college basketball and being in the NBA. [...]

Tennessee Statesman James Sasser Donates Papers To Vanderbilt

Tennessee Statesman James Sasser Donates Papers To Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections. “We [...]

AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education

AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education

by Carole Bartoo | The American Medical Association (AMA) has selected Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) to receive a $1 million grant as one of the nation’s 11 top medical schools transforming medical education. The [...]

Vanderbilt Defeated In Super Regional

Vanderbilt Defeated In Super Regional

By Ron Wynn Vanderbilt’s dream baseball season ended in disaster Sunday as Louisville completed a two-game sweep of the Commodores 2-1 at Hawkins Field. The win gave Louisville (51-12) the NCAA super regional title and a [...]

Mama Lere Hearing School at Vandy Holds Graduation

Mama Lere Hearing School at Vandy Holds Graduation

Nashville, TN – The Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt recently held its 2013 Student Celebration and Graduation in Light Hall on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus. Thirty-two children ages 2 through 6 — most [...]

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