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Guest Blog: Vanderbilt Summer Academy

May. 14, 2012—Vanderbilt Summer Academy Program Coordinator David J. Dunn enlightens us on this great opportunity for high-achieving middle and high school students.

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On Summer Time

Jun. 2, 2010—In the summertime, I sometimes take to walking our campus to get some air and clear my head. Vanderbilt's resplendent campus in the summer morning sun - it's extraordinary.

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Life in Nashville

Nov. 26, 2009—I love being in my hometown for Thanksgiving. My parents are the strongest people I know, my sister makes me laugh till my sides hurt, and my high school friends tell amazing stories from their adventures all over the world. I come home for my family. At the conclusion of the holiday, though, I couldn’t...

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PreVU Days: Good Morning Class of 2014

Jun. 15, 2009—It's with a mixture of excitement and amazement (didn't we just finish an admissions cycle) that I will welcome a new group of prospective students this morning at our first PreVU Days. These summer days are fun for us in that we get to meet new friends from all across the country, and collectively start turning our thoughts to the fall.

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Degrees of Social Change

May. 13, 2009—Many of you are graduating from high school this month or next. I want to give you some homework for the summer. I want you to begin to daydream about what you'll be about as a college student. Most importantly, I want you to give yourself permission to play with those ideas in your head, those big ideas.

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Welcome 2012, hellooooo 2013

Aug. 15, 2008—The Vandy class of 2012 is probably in the process of finishing up packing, getting into the family car and making way to Nashville. Move in is tomorrow and with it CommonVU and more importantly the Commons comes to life.   Preparations have long been underway for their arrival.  Check out some pictures from Angie Cottrell ,...

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Tennesee Rocks (and Twangs)

Jun. 9, 2008—Random Stranger on Airplane: So, where are you from?Brad: Nashville.Random Stranger on Airplane: Do you like Country music?Brad: Not really. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve engaged in this conversation, I could buy every record I’ve ever wanted to own from the record store. If only I could pay for the gas...

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