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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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Student pushing boundaries to impact the Earth, and people in it

Jan. 30, 2019—What is more daring—camping in a remote part of Antarctica for a month doing field research, or directing and performing in a musical revue about the environment? For Earth and Environmental Sciences major Andrew Grant, pushing boundaries to positively impact the Earth, and the people who call it home, are equally thrilling.

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Find Your Impact: Passions for healthy cooking and happy living boost student’s growing social media brand

Dec. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt senior Sloane Chmara is combining a passion for healthy cooking and happy living into a growing online lifestyle brand.

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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.

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Closing celebration highlights four Local OACS DIVE projects benefitting refugee populations

Dec. 13, 2018—Students and faculty involved with four Local OACS DIVE projects gathered in the Kissam Multipurpose Rooms Dec. 6 for a closing celebration to share and learn about the prototypes designed by students and their nonprofit community partners.

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Smith to serve as chair of Immersion Faculty Steering Committee; schools appoint key faculty leaders for program

Dec. 5, 2018—A new group of faculty members have been appointed to leadership and advisory roles designed to support the continued launch of Immersion Vanderbilt across campus.

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VUSRP applications now open; informational session set for Nov. 28

Nov. 14, 2018—Applications are now open for the summer 2019 cycle of the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program, which provides awards of $5,000 to $6,000 to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors engaged in 10 weeks of full-time research with a full-time Vanderbilt faculty member.

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The Next Challenge

Oct. 22, 2018—John Geer takes the helm as dean of the College of Arts and Science.

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26 Commons iSeminars offered spring 2019 for first-year students

Oct. 19, 2018—The iSeminars are intended to encourage first-year students to pursue their passions by modeling rigorous, compelling and unique projects in addition to exposing students to a particular seminar theme.

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