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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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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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Three Vanderbilt undergraduates awarded prestigious fellowships and scholarships

Dec. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt seniors Javan Latson and Sasha Whitley have been awarded Pickering Fellowships for 2019, and junior Mary E. Tezak has been named a Boren Scholarship recipient.

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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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Applications for Nichols Humanitarian Fund now open, due Dec. 5

Oct. 18, 2018—The Nichols Humanitarian Fund enables Vanderbilt students to pursue humanitarian missions at home and across the globe. Interested students are encouraged to attend the annual reception and open house Oct. 25.

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Undergraduate Research Fair showcases immersion, draws record number of participants

Oct. 11, 2018—A record 167 students shared their research projects through poster and slide presentations at the fifth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair.

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Two-day maker faire at Wond’ry Oct. 6-7, free and open to public

Sep. 26, 2018—The event is a celebration of the inventive spirit and a free showcase for nearly 100 exhibitors across Vanderbilt and Tennessee to share their newest creations and discoveries with the community.

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Celebrate Immersion Vanderbilt with Choir!Choir!Choir!

Sep. 4, 2018—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the spirit of Immersion Vanderbilt—exploration, collaboration and creativity—with Choir!Choir!Choir! Sept. 12.

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Soldiers, students meet up in the Wond’ry to revolutionize prototyping, production

Aug. 9, 2018—A Fort Campbell colonel recognized the potential in a match between Army engineers and the Won’dry and has launched a new collaborative process.

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Monthlong immersion takes students to an underwater world

Aug. 3, 2018—A team of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors traveled to the Central American island of Utila, Honduras, for a research experience examining the impact of tourism on the underwater ecosystem.

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Academic Strategic Plan enters 5th year, still igniting innovation across campus

Aug. 2, 2018—Heading into its fifth year, Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan continues to spark innovation and provide a roadmap in pursuit of the university’s mission. The plan’s impact is evident in all corners of campus as faculty, staff and students work collaboratively across disciplines, schools and colleges.

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