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Class of 2016: Eunice Jun uses design to communicate visually and virtually

Apr. 20, 2016—Like many little girls, Eunice Jun was a ballerina growing up. But by the time the Los Angeles native arrived at Vanderbilt four years ago, she had traded in her toe shoes to cultivate twin interests in graphic design and technology, pursuing double majors in cognitive studies at Peabody College and computer science at the School of Engineering.

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Children, heart disease, and IQ

Nov. 16, 2015—Treatment for congenital heart disease during infancy may result in cognitive and attentional deficits during adolescence and young adulthood, Vanderbilt researchers have found.

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Class of 2015: Junyi Chu brings global perspective to helping children learn

Apr. 28, 2015—Is there a better way to teach kids math? Senior Junyi Chu, a child development and cognitive studies major, is using her honors thesis to explore that question.

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Four Fulbright honorees named at Vanderbilt

May. 8, 2014—Four Vanderbilt University students have been offered scholarships through Fulbright-sponsored programs for teaching and research in 2014-15.

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Class of 2014: Amanda Palmer is exploring the complexities of autism

Apr. 22, 2014—Amanda Palmer discovered a love of working with children with autism during high school. That made the decision to attend Peabody College, with its top-ranked program in special education, easy.

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