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Vanderbilt students dive into U.K. theater world of ‘Harry Potter,’ Shakespeare

Jul. 25, 2019—Earlier this summer, a group of Vanderbilt students immersed themselves in the world of "Harry Potter" and the thriving performing arts scenes of London and beyond in a special Maymester theater class.

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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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Registration for Vanderbilt summer sessions opens March 25

Mar. 19, 2019—Whether you want to get ahead, catch up, or learn something new, you can make the most of your summer at Vanderbilt University.

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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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VU Inside: Students dig into super-massive volcanic eruptions

Jan. 25, 2018—A dozen Vanderbilt students went on a monthlong science adventure of a lifetime, studying super-eruptions, glaciers and earthquakes in New Zealand.

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Maymester course combines students’ creative research visions and multimedia analysis

Jul. 14, 2017—Graduate students participated in the first-ever Vanderbilt Ph.D. program focusing on multimedia research and analysis during the four-week Creative Media Practice seminar.

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Class meets with United Nations officials during Maymester trip

May. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt students participating in a Maymester course taking place in Switzerland and Rome met with the United Nations high commissioner for human rights at the Palais Wilson building in Geneva.

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Expanded vision for Arts and Science’s Classical and Mediterranean Studies

Sep. 26, 2016—The new Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies expands the scope of a venerable academic department by building on faculty strengths across disciplines.

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International Education Week Nov. 8-16

Nov. 3, 2011—International Education Week at Vanderbilt is Nov. 2-16. The week-long series of events are co-sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services, Global Education Office, and Vanderbilt International Office in coordination with Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, Holocaust Lecture Series, LGBTQI Life, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt Law School, Robert Penn Warren Center, Humphrey...

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Maymester class visits White House

May. 17, 2011—Maymester students met White House officials on a trip to Washington, D.C., including former actor Kalpen Modi of "Harold and Kumar" fame.

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