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Shirley Corriher Recipes
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When she is at home, Corriher keeps it simple with recipes like this one for fresh asparagus, which corresponds beautifully with the fresh fish recipe. Simple Elegance—Four-Minute Asparagus Perfectly cooked, gorgeous bright green asparagus literally in minutes What This Recipe Shows The chlorophyll in green vegetables remains bright green if vegetables are cooked less than [...]

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Professor Carroll Goes to War
by Sandy Smith | Spring 2010sidebar

Katherine Carroll’s year in Iraq is bookended by distinctly different memories. In the first, she had been in Iraq for just weeks when an Apache helicopter killed two insurgents planting explosive devices (IEDs) outside the walls of the U.S. military base where she was quartered. “The IED blew up and their van blew up too. [...]

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Moonlight and Music
by Fiona Soltes | Spring 2009sidebar

Physics major Calen Henderson has been keen on astronomy since he uttered his first intelligible word: “Moon.” Even so, Henderson admits he has had “much more than a fleeting thought” about going into music full time rather than continuing on in physics. The graduating senior realizes one must eventually be vocation, and the other, hobby, [...]

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Center With a Mission
by Sandy Smith | Fall 2008sidebar
A scholar who relished interaction with other innovative thinkers, Robert Penn Warren would heartily applaud the purpose of the center named in his honor.

Founded in 1988 to promote interdisciplinary research among faculty, the role of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities has expanded to serve as a catalyst for people in the humanities to come together around ideas and learn from each other. Collaboration and Discovery The center, originally known as the Vanderbilt Center for the [...]

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