Apr. 19, 2021—The first annual spring semester Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. With the inception of Immersion Vanderbilt, a spring version of the fair provides students with an additional opportunity to showcase their projects.
Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering awarded VentureWell grant for undergraduate immersion class
Apr. 14, 2021—A new Nanomaker Immersion course coming to Vanderbilt aims to train the next generation of nanotechnology entrepreneurs in a facility rarely utilized by undergraduates. Vanderbilt professor Alice D. Leach will teach nanotech development and commercialization techniques to the next generation of nanotechnology entrepreneurs beginning in fall 2022.
First class of students submits formal Immersion Vanderbilt proposals, achieving milestone for the program
Apr. 2, 2021—The Vanderbilt Class of 2023 reached an important milestone for the university on April 1, when students submitted their first formal Immersion Vanderbilt plan proposals.
Mar. 31, 2021—The Writing Studio’s annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium, to be held as two separate virtual events in April, aims to create a space to celebrate Vanderbilt undergraduates’ achievements as writers and scholars while spotlighting the deep connections between writing, learning and discovery within the undergraduate experience.
Mar. 19, 2021—Students in the Class of 2023 need to submit their Immersion Vanderbilt proposals by April 1. Advisers in the Office of Immersion Resources are ready to assist.
Unique transdisciplinary collaboration gives undergrads exposure to research experience in the humanities
Mar. 15, 2021—A humanities research team at Vanderbilt's Center for Genetic Privacy and Identity in Community Settings recently explored various topics on genetic privacy in 21st-century literature, film and TV. The team's novel approach to literary studies involved undergraduates, graduate students and faculty in all aspects of the research process while spanning multiple disciplines.
Mar. 5, 2021—Presenter registration is open for the spring 2021 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Creative Expression Showcase, which will feature student-created projects that are representative of a variety of fields and disciplines. The virtual event begins April 13.
Students in Class of 2023 spring into immersion with March events; deadline to submit proposals is April 1
Mar. 1, 2021—Students in the Class of 2023 who still need to submit immersion plan proposals will find many events and resources designed to help them meet this goal. The Office of Immersion Resources has coordinated several events, workshops and informational sessions in the coming weeks to provide the help students need.
‘Explorations in Research’ networking event draws students, faculty, resource offices; attendees form new connections, ideas for immersion
Feb. 26, 2021—The Office of Immersion Resources and the Scientific Immersion and Mentorship student organization sponsored the third annual Explorations in Research event Feb. 23, drawing researchers from a variety of disciplines to engage in networking and discovery.
Feb. 17, 2021—The third annual Explorations in Research, an event designed to convene researchers from all disciplines to network with students and discover possible new collaborations, will be Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. CT.
Feb. 8, 2021—The April 1 deadline to submit immersion plan proposals is approaching for students who matriculated during the summer and fall of 2019 and those tracking with that class. The Office of Immersion Resources is joining with many campus partners to help students meet this goal.
Jan. 27, 2021—The Office of Immersion Resources is currently accepting applications for the Joe C. Davis Fund to support Immersion Vanderbilt projects. Applications are open to all undergraduate students with qualifying immersive experiences.