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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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Find Your Impact: Student creates app for orangutans

Feb. 22, 2019—A coding hobby led Vanderbilt HOD and economics double major Ben Scheer on a wild immersion, building an app for orangutans at Zoo Atlanta.

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Vanderbilt senior earns prestigious fellowship from Luce Scholars Program

Feb. 22, 2019—Connor Morency, a senior from Wheaton, Illinois, studying mechanical engineering, has been named to the 2019-20 class of Luce Scholars. As a Luce Scholar, he will gain new perspectives through immersive living and professional work experiences in Asia.

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‘Explorations in Research’ networking event Feb. 27

Feb. 18, 2019—The Office of Immersion Resources and several student organizations have partnered to organize Explorations in Research, an event designed to convene researchers from all disciplines for an evening of networking and discovery.

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International dream comes true for Blair composition major

Feb. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt sophomore Jacob Beranek loves music and his Czech heritage. These passions recently converged in an incredible opportunity for the talented music composition major.

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