Vanderbilt Opens Art Exhibition on Race & Sports

Vanderbilt University's Fine Arts Gallery will feature an art exhibition titled Race, Sports and Vanderbilt 1966-1970. The exhibition opens Sept. 23 with a reception and panel featuring Vice Chancellor Dr. George Hill, Vice Chancellor and Athletic ... [Continue Reading]

All-School Read at VU & MBA

Does anyone in big data track these kinds of things? The highest concentration of Strong Inside readers in any geographical area will have to be the two miles of Nashville’s West End Avenue that connect Vanderbilt University and Montgomery Bell ... [Continue Reading]

The Sports Biblio Review

Legendary sportswriter Wendy Parker reviewed Strong Inside in the wake of the controversy at the University of Missouri, where football players threatened to strike unless the university president resigned. Writing of the difficulties Wallace faced, ... [Continue Reading]

VU Scholarship Named for Wallace

Several members of Perry Wallace's Vanderbilt Class of 1970 came together to raise the funds necessary to endow a Vanderbilt engineering scholarship in Wallace's name. The announcement of the scholarship was made by Vanderbilt Chancellor Nick Zeppos ... [Continue Reading]

Lillian Smith Award Presentation

Thanks to the Southern Regional Council for posting a video of my speech at the Lillian Smith Book Awards in Decatur, Georgia. Receiving this award was both a humbling experience and a huge thrill! ... [Continue Reading]

Wallace Scholarship Created at Vanderbilt

Now this is cool. Several former Vanderbilt classmates of Perry Wallace's have come together to raise funds to endow an engineering scholarship in Wallace's name. The Perry Eugene Wallace Jr. Scholarship will be officially announced Oct. 23 during ... [Continue Reading]

Lillian Smith Book Award

Strong Inside has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Lillian Smith Book Award, an annual honor that recognizes books dealing with issues of social and racial justice. The award will be presented in Decatur, Ga., on Sept. 6 during the ... [Continue Reading] Q&A

The Q&A before the Q&A: in advance of my session Wednesday night at Madison's HotelRED, where my father will conduct a Q&A, Jeanne Kolker of the Wisconsin State Journal conducted a Q&A of her own. Check it out here. ... [Continue Reading]

The Sporting Life –

I've always enjoyed Jeremy Schaap's "The Sporting Life" show on ESPN Radio for its mix of intelligent long-form stories. So it was quite a thrill when Jeremy said he wanted to do a story on Perry Wallace and Strong Inside. Perry and I had a chance to ... [Continue Reading]

Paul Finebaum Show

Ever since STRONG INSIDE came out in December, I've been eager to share the book with hardcore SEC fans via the SEC Network. That opportunity came last week when I was a guest on the popular Paul Finebaum Show, carried by ESPN Radio and simulcast on ... [Continue Reading]