Vanderbilt Magazine

Vanderbilt Magazine

VJournal

Perspectives on campus life


Fifth First Lady

Fifth First Lady

Jean Heard’s zest and fierceness came from her appreciation for infinite possibilities, her commitment to others, and her enjoyment of life’s wonderful absurdities. » keep reading

by Mark Wait

Role Reversal

Role Reversal

To really understand what patients go through, there’s nothing like experiencing an invasive procedure without sedation. » keep reading

by Dr. Otis B. Rickman

The Weight of Water

The Weight of Water

When your inventory starts at zero, each new discovery is one more thing than you thought you had. » keep reading

by Cynthia J. Cyrus

Full House

Full House

When life as a lecturer and busy university administrator with twin toddlers seems tame, what you really need is 96 new members of the family. » keep reading

by Mark Dalhouse

Invisible Nation

Invisible Nation

Today’s generation wouldn’t tolerate the injustice of segregation. So why are we still turning a blind eye to the country’s 46 million uninsured? » keep reading

by Dr. John Sergent, BA’63, MD’66

What We Know Can Help You—and Everyone Else, Too

What We Know Can Help You—and Everyone Else, Too

The BioVU Project provides an unprecedented DNA resource for 21st-century medicine. » keep reading

by Dr. Dan M. Roden

Copy, Paste, Plagiarize

Copy, Paste, Plagiarize

Teaching scholarship to a generation of googlers requires prevention, detection and action. » keep reading

by Michelle Miller Sulikowski