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Civil rights pioneer, star Commodore, engineering alumnus Perry Wallace remembered

Dec. 4, 2017—Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69. “Vanderbilt, the sports world, and the entire country lost a civil rights icon today. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Perry Wallace, who through quiet strength and courage blazed a trail that still serves...

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School recognizes students in athletics, Army and Navy ROTC

Feb. 16, 2016—When a former trial lawyer with the United State Department of Justice and the first African American varsity athlete in the SEC, and the president and CEO of an American chain of over 600 restaurants offer you some advice, listen. Two nationally known Vanderbilt engineering alumni recently spoke to about 50 students who find time...

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School recognizes its student athletes at special reception

Feb. 5, 2014—L-R – Ken Frampton, associate professor of the practice and director of undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering; Kane Jennings, professor and chair of chemical and biomolecular engineering; Joseph Hoffman, civil engineering junior, football; Dane Stubbs, chemical engineering sophomore, football; Marie Casares Rosa, civil engineering junior, tennis; and Hannah Martin, biomedical engineering sophomore, swimming. Among engineering...

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