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Derek Mason named head football coach

Derek Mason, who served as associate head coach and Willie Shaw Director of Defense for the 2013 Pac-12 champion Stanford Cardinal, was introduced as Vanderbilt’s 28th head football coach Jan. 18. Learn more about Mason and watch highlights of his first 24 hours as head coach of the Commodores.

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Watch a video sneak peek of Warren and Moore colleges

Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion. Recently, students got a sneak peek at some of the rooms and suites that will house equal numbers of sophomores, juniors and seniors beginning in August 2014.

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Arts and Science Dean Dever named Dartmouth provost

Carolyn Dever will become provost of Dartmouth College July 1, 2014, after six years as dean of the College of Arts and Science. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed John M. Sloop, senior associate dean for faculty and professor of communication studies, as interim dean, effective July 1.

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VUCast: See how a student plans to help the world’s poor

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Thank you, alumni volunteers

Thank you to all our alumni volunteers who helped make 2013 a great year for Vanderbilt. We are looking forward to achieving more success in 2014. Please enjoy this slideshow featuring highlights from last year.

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New help for building a successful career

The Alumni Career Services website now features a Career Speaker Series of on-demand webinars covering personal branding, networking, job searching and interviewing. Led by top career authors and experts, and available whenever you need them, these videos are yet another professional development resource to give Vanderbilt alumni an edge.

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IN THE NEWS Forbes: Five alumni named to ‘30 under 30’ list

CAMPUS Guthrie reappointed as law school dean

SPORTS Vanderbilt football signs strong recruiting class

ALUMNI Explore the Emerald Isle with fellow alumni on Vanderbilt Travel’s walking tour of Ireland

CAMPUS ‘Deep dive’ in popular fields is aim of next generation of MOOCs

RESEARCH Senses of sight and sound separated in children with autism

ALUMNI Nominate talented, active alumni for the Alumni Association Board

CAMPUS Peabody College to offer new master’s in independent school leadership

ALUMNI Graham Stewart named associate vice chancellor for alumni relations

RESEARCH Surprising new class of ‘hypervelocity stars’ discovered escaping the galaxy

ALUMNI Cancer researcher Hal Moses to receive Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumni Award

CAMPUS Vanderbilt’s broadcast studio reaches more than 310 million viewers in 2013

ALUMNI Young alumna Leslie Labruto’s passions fuel sustainable solutions globally

RESEARCH School of Medicine moves into top 10 in National Institutes of Health funding

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