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Be not afraid of greatness—Twelfth Night,
Act 2, Scene 5

Back CoverSpring 2012

It was “methinks” and “sooth” and Shakespeare filling the air as College of Arts and Science students worked with classically trained actors during an intense week of workshops, classes and study with Actors From The London Stage.

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Just Hatched
Back CoverFall 2011

This baby alligator and about 40 of its siblings decided the first day of fall classes would be a great time to hatch. Ph.D. student Duncan Leitch, BA’06, helped the alligator break out of its egg, much as a mother alligator would. Leitch, a student in the Vanderbilt Brain Institute’s Neuroscience Graduate program, studies American [...]

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Green Light(s)
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Campus plant operations crews replaced 150 50-watt halogen light bulbs in Buttrick Hall with 6-watt light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. The new LED lights will save 57,000 kilowatt-hours per year and avoid producing approximately 34 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually. The College of Arts and Science supported and funded the changeover, as well as [...]

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’Dores and Dinner
Back CoverFall 2010

Alumni regularly meet informally with current students for Opening Dores dinners set up by the Vanderbilt Alumni Association. Participants talk about the workplace, career skills and whatever else is on their minds. More than 100 alumni each year participate in such networking dinners, produced in partnership with the Vanderbilt Career Center. Alumni are always needed [...]

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It’s Never Too Late to Get That Diploma
Back CoverSpring 2010

They checked his transcripts and the registrar’s records to make sure he had completed all the requirements, and in late 2009, Dr. Ullin W. Leavell received his College of Arts and Science diploma from Dean Carolyn Dever—66 years after leaving Vanderbilt during World War II.

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Finishing Touches
Back CoverFall 2009

Worker Isaac Gaither of N&S Waterproofing finishes a caulking project in front of the former exterior wall of the historic Cohen Memorial building on the Peabody campus.

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Stellar Significance
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Rocky Alvey (right), observatory manager of Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, discusses the operation of Dyer’s 24-inch telescope with first-year students from The Commons.

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A Moment In Time
Back CoverFall 2008

Bruce Corser, left, records a family portrait after moving son Nick (second from right), a first-year Arts and Science student from Cincinnati, Ohio, into the Hank Ingram House in The Commons. Also sharing the landmark moment are Nick’s brother Pete, mom Janet, and sister Amy.

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Going Green
Back CoverSpring 2008

Junior Emily Agostino, economics and mathematics; senior Meaghan Robertson, anthropology and biological sciences; and Steve Gild, senior safety officer and environmental management system coordinator, sort materials to be recycled as part of the SustainVU phone book and paper recycling drive.

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