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‘Research squad’ propels student during two summer immersions

Jul. 19, 2019—Chemistry major Puxin Xuanyuan put her creativity to work this summer while splitting time between an immersion experience at a medical biotech startup in Toronto and conducting cancer-fighting research on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Vanderbilt to partner with National Museum of African American Music

Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.

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Walking the red carpet at Cannes … for class credit!

Jun. 20, 2019—A group of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors took part in “the experience of a lifetime” when they participated in a faculty-led Maymester class that took them across France, including a stop at the Cannes Film Festival. Rising junior Caroline Crawford reflects on the experience.

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Data Science Institute welcomes first cohort of undergraduate summer research fellows

Jun. 13, 2019—Eight undergraduates will engage in 10 weeks of research with their faculty mentors, participate in data science skills workshops and demonstrations, and present their final research at the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair to be held later this year.

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Quah named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Apr. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt senior Kris Quah has been named to the second global cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars. The program awards full funding for postgraduate study at Stanford University to up to 100 graduate students each year in order to develop a community of future global leaders capable of solving the world’s most complex problems.

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From South Africa with Love: Bill-Kande Badi, BA’19

Apr. 9, 2019—Bill-Kande Badi never imagined he’d pursue a career in film when he traveled more than 8,500 miles from his hometown of Pretoria, South Africa, to study at Vanderbilt. But then he signed up for Cinema and Media Arts courses and “fell in love with making movies.”

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Vanderbilt students’ Zeno Power Systems featured at D.C. innovation, entrepreneurship showcase

Apr. 5, 2019—Hosted by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities, the event will spotlight 20 startups from across the nation that created products and services using federally funded, university-based research.

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International Immersion Showcase and lunch April 4

Mar. 29, 2019—Internships in Jordan or Switzerland? Research in Chile? Hear from students who maximized their study abroad with internships or research on Thursday, April 4, at Sarratt Student Center.

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Find Your Impact: Student empowers women through tech

Mar. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt engineering student Miti Joshi took a leap of faith when declaring her major. She ended up falling in love with computer science and launching Vanderbilt Women in Computing.

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Peabody senior will travel, learn and grow through Keegan Fellowship

Mar. 18, 2019—Peabody College senior Meredith Waites has been named the 2019-20 recipient of the Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellowship, which aims to enhance the development of future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.

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Vanderbilt Marshall Scholar meets with Duchess of Sussex

Mar. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt Class of 2018 graduate Logan Brown can add a new highlight to her year of learning through the Marshall Scholarship program—meeting a member of the British royal family.

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Bree Horrocks: Center and researcher

Feb. 28, 2019—When Bree Horrocks decided she would pursue her final season of college basketball as a graduate transfer, the 6-foot-5-inch center had conversations with a number of interested coaches. Each time, Horrocks let coaches know their programs would be getting much more than a basketball student-athlete.

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