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  2. Vanderbilt University - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy or VU) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment in the hopes that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

  3. Vanderbilt family - Wikipedia

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    The Vanderbilt family is an American family who gained prominence during the Gilded Age. Their success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy. Cornelius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New York ...

  4. Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    15486. Area code (s) 724. Vanderbilt is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 476 at the 2010 census, down from 553 at the 2000 census. The town is named for the railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt. It is served by the Connellsville Area School District .

  5. Cornelius Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), nicknamed "the Commodore", was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. After working with his father's business, Vanderbilt worked his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invested in the rapidly growing railroad industry, effectively transforming the geography of the United States.

  6. Cornelius Vanderbilt II - Wikipedia

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    Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt (1869–1874), was born in 1869 but died of a childhood illness in 1874 at the age of five. William Henry Vanderbilt II (1870–1892) died of typhoid fever while attending Yale University. Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III (1873–1942), whom he disinherited for marrying Grace Graham Wilson (1870–1953) without his approval.

  7. Vanderbilt rape case - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt rape case. The Vanderbilt rape case is a criminal case of sexual assault that occurred on June 23, 2013, in Nashville, Tennessee, in which four Vanderbilt University football players carried an unconscious 21-year-old female student into a dorm room, gang-raped and sodomized her, photographed and videotaped her, and one urinated on ...

  8. Vanderbilt Family Cemetery and Mausoleum - Wikipedia

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    The Vanderbilt mausoleum, designed by Richard Morris Hunt and constructed in 1885–1886, [2] is part of the family's private section within the cemetery. Their mausoleum is a replica of a Romanesque church in Arles, France. The landscaped grounds around the Vanderbilt mausoleum were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

  9. Vanderbilt ADHD diagnostic rating scale - Wikipedia

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    The Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Rating Scale ( VADRS) is a psychological assessment tool for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and their effects on behavior and academic performance in children ages 6–12. This measure was developed by Mark L Wolraich at the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and includes items related to ...