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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Donor Report
    Cabinet 2008 2009 Donor Report Fall 2009 Every year we take the opportunity formally to say thank you to the alumni parents and friends who support the College of Arts and Science in providing students with an exceptional educational experience This page lists the College Cabinet which recognizes those donors who contributed 1 000 or more during our last fiscal year July 1 2008 through June 30 2009 Read more College Cabinet 2007 2008 Donor Report Every year support from alumni parents and friends ensures that the College of Arts and Science continues to provide Vanderbilt students with an exceptional educational experience The College Cabinet recognizes our most generous supporters donors who contribute 1 000 or more annually during our fiscal year July 1 through June 30 Since its establishment in 1976 by 27 charter participants the College Cabinet has grown to nearly 1 000 members In the 2007 2008 fiscal year the generosity of College Cabinet members totaled nearly 9 6 million Read more Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the Day Creative Output Donor Report Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Feature First Person Five Minutes With Forum Giving Great Minds Hearts Content In Place Open Book Rigor and Relevance Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Up Close Where Are You And the Award Goes to Larry Bartels May Werthan Shayne Professor of Public Policy and Social Science and Randolph Blake Centennial Professor of Psychology were elected to the National Academy of Science Election is considered one of the highest honors

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Fall 2009
    in a field of study open book Arts and Science in the World Time spent abroad experiencing other cultures and gaining new knowledge has been part of the College of Arts and Science experience for thousands of alumni Groups of students recently traveled to Australia Britain China Egypt Germany Greece and Canada with Washington D C thrown in for good measure for intensive learning experiences known as Maymester Read more Inside the Trauma Ward of the World s Financial Markets I feel like I work in the trauma unit Not in a hospital as you might imagine but at the heart of the global financial crisis And for some weird reason I really enjoy it At Vanderbilt I shifted from premed to economics as I concluded that passing out at the sight of blood might not be good in a medical career Now I tie tourniquets to stem the hemorrhaging of capital in the credit markets Read more Five Minutes With Penny Peirce You can call it kismet karma or serendipity but whatever approach you prefer there is little doubt that Penelope Penny Peirce is exactly where she s supposed to be at the helm of Technology Support Services for the College of Arts and Science Read more Behavior and the Brain Forget what you ve seen on The Sopranos One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Frasier or cop shows Despite the almost universal depiction of psychology in the media the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science focuses on the bigger picture how brain processes affect human behavior Read more College Cabinet 2008 2009 Every year we take the opportunity formally to say thank you to the alumni parents and friends who support the College of Arts and Science in providing students with an exceptional

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Fall 2010
    Liberty University hunched over their computers doing the same open book How Nixon Campus Protests and Alexander Heard Still Inspire Social Change I live in Sussex England though most of my work takes me to poorer parts of the world in Africa Asia or Latin America The College of Arts and Science from which I graduated almost 40 years ago often seems a long way away But when I learned last year of the death of Chancellor Alexander Heard I began to reflect on the connections between my years at Vanderbilt and my work in international development today Read more Five Minutes With Mouzon Siddiqi Mouzon Siddiqi has participated and thrived in international relations from Alabama to Afghanistan Most of that time and effort have been on the Vanderbilt campus where she serves as program coordinator for the Graduate Program in Economic Development GPED Read more Active Earth In the College of Arts and Science if you re going to study Earth and environmental sciences EES you get out of the classroom So in the Cascade Range of Washington State Professor Calvin Miller and his students examine Mount St Helens Beside a river in Bangladesh Associate Professors Jonathan Gilligan and Steven Goodbred Jr help students try to find answers to that country s fresh water needs And in frozen Antarctica Professor Molly Miller tracks environmental changes in the face of global warming Read more Back in the Day In fall 1975 four undergraduates with love for performing and Broadway musicals launched a new campus organization called the Original Cast a Broadway revue troupe That first year they had to find their own funding run auditions find places to rehearse and perform and put on a show Now 35 years later the group started Read more Arts Science Notebook High Distinction

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Fall 2011
    Contrast that with Kelly Oliver W Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy author and media critic Read more where are you Bridges to Bangladesh Mention Bangladesh and images of poverty famine and environmental disaster might come to mind That s only half the story says Steve Goodbred associate professor of Earth and environmental sciences in place The Choice One Year Later The Commons Center the student center located in the heart of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt has a beautiful grand piano in the lobby a glossy whalelike monument to music begging to be made creative output A Race to the Death or Close I didn t finish the race Forty hours into the Death Race and a mere five hours from the end I quit In my four years as a Vanderbilt athlete I had never failed to make it to the finish line I had faced disappointment failed to meet goals even finished last but I had never simply stopped Read more Five Minutes With Gary Jaeger Gary Jaeger could probably improve the writing in this magazine standing on his head Read more Math to the Nth Power The next time you pull out your smartphone take a moment to appreciate the tremendous amount of mathematics that it embodies Math is involved in converting the sound of your voice into radio signals that connect you to your friends It is used to create the complex shapes of the fonts in your email messages In fact all the phone s functions are performed by executing basic logical operations on binary code strings of ones and zeros Read more Arts Science Notebook Congratulations Fun Fact Serbia in the 1990s An Arts and Science Head of State Celebrating New Endowed Chairs National Recognition for Student Scholars Departments A View from

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Feature
    renowned expert on atherosclerosis the primary cause of cardiovascular disease After stepping down as dean of Cornell University s medical school he continues as a leader at heart Read more Still Transformative After All These Years by Joanne Lamphere Beckham BA 62 Feature Spring 2012 Vereen Bell changed the face of the English department and continues to change lives Brilliant caring productive admired and provocative English professor Vereen Bell has transformed students friends and Vanderbilt alike for 50 years Read more Arts and Science On the Hill by Sandy Smith Fall 2011 Feature Congressional staffers share passion and Vanderbilt experiences College of Arts and Science graduates working as staff on Capitol Hill share one commonality their Vanderbilt experiences equipped them well for Washington s political world Read more Watch This by Fiona Soltes Fall 2011 Feature CEO combines a love of history and experiences as he brings a luxury brand into the 21st century James Jim Seuss BA 85 has been surrounded by luxury throughout his career But to him the most luxurious items of all don t have much to do with expense Read more Forever Changed by Fiona Soltes Fall 2011 Feature Two years with Teach For America challenge new alumni and the students they reach The October after his graduation from the College of Arts and Science was arguably one of the darkest months in Jake Ramsey s life Teaching math at Nashville s Maplewood High School through nonprofit organization Teach For America Ramsey BA 09 had reached the phase of working in a high poverty setting that might be labeled despair Less than a third of his students could add or subtract negative numbers though they weren t far from his own age Gang members sorted out grievances with a razor fight One student who had taken honors geography called Florida another country The economics major was learning all too well the unspoken agreement present in many classrooms and one which affected his ability to teach It goes like this Ramsey says I won t make you do any real work or stress you in any way and you don t misbehave Read more Movies Sex and Abu Ghraib by Mardy Fones Fall 2011 Feature Kelly Oliver looks at modern culture and asks the big usually tough questions Philosopher the word evokes images of ancient dour self absorbed thinkers who opine esoterica that has little to do with lives of ordinary people Contrast that with Kelly Oliver W Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy author and media critic Read more Portal through Time and Space by Mardy Fones Feature Spring 2011 Tracy Miller s study of Asian architecture reveals a people culture and history Buildings represent a three dimensional record of a people art and culture For Tracy Miller tracking these facets of medieval Chinese life through free standing timber frame buildings is a passion and an exploration that began early Read more Next Page Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » First Person
    of the death of Chancellor Alexander Heard I began to reflect on the connections between my years at Vanderbilt and my work in international development today Read more Why I Said Yes To Guantanamo by Wes Powell BA 91 First Person Spring 2010 I m pretty sure I had never uttered the word Guantanamo before the summer of 2004 I had never even seen A Few Good Men the movie famously set on the U S Navy s base there Guantanamo Bay Naval Base first crossed my mind in early 2002 when the U S began transferring suspected al Qaida and Taliban members captured in the war in Afghanistan to the prison located there Read more Inside the Trauma Ward of the World s Financial Markets by Craig S Phillips BA 76 Fall 2009 First Person I feel like I work in the trauma unit Not in a hospital as you might imagine but at the heart of the global financial crisis And for some weird reason I really enjoy it At Vanderbilt I shifted from premed to economics as I concluded that passing out at the sight of blood might not be good in a medical career Now I tie tourniquets to stem the hemorrhaging of capital in the credit markets Read more Driving Dreams by Robert Bob Boniface BA 87 First Person Spring 2009 I had almost forgotten Furman Hall Almost And I had almost forgotten the painful experience of earning a D in Econ 100 in that very building As a Vanderbilt freshman 26 years ago I hated Furman Hall Yet there I was walking past Furman to go speak to undergraduates about my career since graduation Read more From Art to Internet by Emily White BA 00 Fall 2008 First Person On the Ground Floor at Google My first year out of the College of Arts and Science was an exciting amazing and scary time in my life It was 2000 2001 My personal play by play First with the NASDAQ at 5 000 and headed to 10 000 I moved back home to the Bay Area with the hope of joining an Internet company and becoming a participant in the Technology Revolution Read more International Finance with a Brazilian Beat First Person Spring 2008 It s 8 30 on an October morning on the trading floor in New York City Fifteen people share a conference call to decide whether to announce a 1 billion bond deal for Brazil s largest oil and gas company Petrobras The markets have been turbulent since July but as I look at my computer screens I see Asian and European stocks are flashing green meaning stocks are up and U S Treasuries are stable I advise my Brazilian client to go forward with the launch and fast Three hours later we have almost 3 billion in orders from investors a major success It s exhilarating I never imagined in college that I would work on Wall Street in New York

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Five Minutes With
    first as an English major during her undergraduate matriculation and now as school registrar Read more Five Minutes With Penny Peirce by Nelson Bryan BA 73 Fall 2009 Five Minutes With You can call it kismet karma or serendipity but whatever approach you prefer there is little doubt that Penelope Penny Peirce is exactly where she s supposed to be at the helm of Technology Support Services for the College of Arts and Science Read more Five Minutes With Malah Tidwell by Nelson Bryan BA 73 Five Minutes With Spring 2009 Nashville and Vanderbilt benefitted when Malah Tidwell returned to her hometown nine years ago An administrative assistant with the College of Arts and Science s development and alumni relations office she takes care of alumni students and colleagues with a loving hand Malah is the heart and soul of the Arts and Science development team says Jonathan Petty associate dean for development and alumni relations Read more Safety Bob Wheaton by Mardy Fones Fall 2008 Five Minutes With His license plate proclaims SAFTBOB That moniker conveys Bob Wheaton s mission as Vanderbilt s executive director of environmental health and safety sustainability and environmental management Is there a funny smell in Benson Hall Wheaton and his staff of 34 want to know about it Read more Five Minutes With Norma Antillon by Mardy Fones Five Minutes With Spring 2008 For Antillon strangers are just people she has not yet transformed into friends Norma Antillon is the glue that holds us together says Ted Fischer professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American and Iberian Studies CLAIS She is our public face the person who shepherds students through the program She knows where our alums are and what they re doing and through her gives them a tight

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Forum
    What if we forced the disciplines themselves to debate and prove each deserved to be taught Imagine if the definition of a liberal arts education were to change What if one of its disciplines the humanities natural sciences or social sciences were to be eliminated Which one should it be What if we forced the disciplines themselves to debate and prove each deserved to be taught Read more Only YOU Can Prevent Global Warming by Mardy Fones Fall 2008 Forum Shut off a light avert global warming seem too simple Yet Vanderbilt s Climate Change Research Network CCRN says revised individual behavior can do just that The interdisciplinary network integrates faculty and student researchers in natural sciences social and behavioral sciences engineering and law and policy with the goal of uncovering a grass roots solution to climate change Members are conducting theoretical and applied research on individual and household behavior Read more Don t Blame Me I Voted Because of My Genes by Mardy Fones Forum Spring 2008 Beneath the election year rumble and roar a debate is stirring that could change the way people think about politics and voting What if your political leanings voting habits and actual vote were already programmed into your genes Beneath the election year rumble and roar a debate is stirring that could change the way people think about politics and voting What if your political leanings voting habits and actual vote were already programmed into your genes Read more Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the

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