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Year in review: Vanderbilt’s top social media posts of 2013

See which Vanderbilt stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, images and videos received the most traffic in 2013.

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Commodores win nine games, claim BBVA Compass Bowl

Vanderbilt scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat the University of Houston 41–24 in the BBVA Compass Bowl Jan. 4. The victory helped the Commodores secure back-to-back nine-win seasons for the first time in school history.

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VUCast: Research reveals why your fingers know more than your brain

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Nominate new members for the Alumni Association Board

The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors is seeking nominations for new members. Nominees should be talented, active alumni who want to lead engagement efforts in support of the university’s mission.

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Get involved with your chapter in 2014

This new year make it your resolution to get involved with your local Vanderbilt chapter. With 41 chapters worldwide, we likely have an active group of alumni in your backyard. Chapter activities include community service projects, game-watching parties, happy hours, and career and networking events.

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CAMPUS Statement from Chancellor Zeppos on boycott of Israeli universities by American Studies Association

ALUMNI Slideshow: Alumni and fans celebrate another memorable football season at BBVA Compass Bowl

RESEARCH Top 10 research stories of 2013

CAMPUS Dyer Observatory director is co-writer of Grammy-nominated children’s album

ALUMNI Save on groceries, movies and clothes in 2014 with the alumni discount program

RESEARCH Preventing homelessness may be a numbers game

SPORTS Global ’Dores: Vanderbilt attracts world’s elite student athletes

CAMPUS Vanderbilt receives $1.475 million Mellon Foundation grant to create humanities partnership

RESEARCH Cancer drug enhances cognition

ALUMNI If your class year ends in 4 or 9, volunteer and make your Reunion special

CAMPUS Vanderbilt announces expansion plans for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

RESEARCH Use water at ‘comfortable’ temperature to wash hands and fight global warming

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