February 2013 Dot COmmodore

Vanderbilt football signs strongest recruiting class ever

Head Football Coach James Franklin and his coaching staff signed what recruiting experts regard as the best class of prospects in team history during National Signing Day on Feb. 6. The class includes three prep All-Americans and 17 players who earned rare four-star evaluations from national recruiting services.

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Author Lorrie Moore to join Vanderbilt English department

Lorrie Moore, a distinguished American fiction writer whose acclaimed short-story collections include Birds of America and Like Life, will teach at Vanderbilt starting this fall as the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English.

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Read the newly redesigned Vanderbilt Magazine online

Vanderbilt Magazine, the university's flagship publication, has undergone its first makeover in more than a decade. The new design features bolder graphics, a mix of in-depth and shorter articles, and a more ambitious website. Please let us know what you think about the Winter 2013 issue.

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Tell us your Vanderbilt giving story

Vanderbilt alumni and friends play an important role in shaping the future of the university. Visit the Why I Give website to tell us your story about why you give to Vanderbilt.

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Save money on the slopes with the discount program

Are you planning to hit the slopes this winter? The Vanderbilt Alumni Discount Program offers discounted lift tickets at more than 70 U.S. ski resorts.

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ALUMNI Volunteer to make Reunion 2013 a memorable event for your class

VIDEO VUCast: Student’s clean-air inventions, Television News Archive, and Vanderbilt’s Emmy wins

RESEARCH Chancellor Zeppos leads discussion on future of U.S. research universities

IN THE NEWS The Tennessean: Infectious diseases specialist April Pettit named 'Tennessean of the Year'

SPORTS Baseball team to open season ranked second in nation

CAMPUS Vice Chancellor for Investments Matthew Wright leaves Vanderbilt

RESEARCH AstraZeneca collaboration to develop new treatments for major brain disorders

ALUMNI Alumni career resources support you long after graduation

CAMPUS See how Vanderbilt celebrated MLK Day 2013

RESEARCH Neuroscientist Kenneth Catania honored by National Academy of Sciences

ALUMNI Alumni Association Board seeking nominations for new members

RESEARCH Pediatric nutrition research aided by Gates Foundation grant

CAMPUS Keep learning past 50 by joining the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

IN THE NEWS FoxNews.com: Historian Thomas Schwartz discusses President Obama's inaugural address

CAMPUS Help celebrate the retirement of Associate Dean Fräncille Bergquist

VIDEO VUCast: Breakthrough childhood obesity program, new Flu Tool, and 'King of the Nerds'

RESEARCH Watch: An angry judge can be a good judge

SPORTS Head Football Coach James Franklin finalist for Bear Bryant Coach of the Year

ALUMNI Plan your summer vacation with the Vanderbilt Travel Program

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