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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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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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‘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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Best-selling author Angie Thomas to speak Feb. 13 in Langford Auditorium

Jan. 11, 2019—Tickets for "The Hate U Give" author Angie Thomas’ Feb. 13 lecture in Langford Auditorium are sold out; however, there will be a live stream available in Light Hall, Room 202, for those who were not able to procure a ticket. If seats become available in Langford on the night of the event, admission to the lecture for those without tickets will be available on a first-come basis.

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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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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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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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Registration open for ‘learning community’ on design thinking; first event Sept. 27

Sep. 23, 2018—In support of Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the Center for Teaching is hosting a learning community this fall for faculty, staff and students interested in teaching design thinking.

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Immersion pathways workshops begin Sept. 3

Aug. 30, 2018—A series of Immersion Vanderbilt pathways workshops, which help first-year students launch their immersion experiences, kicks off Sept. 3 at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

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Student proposal deadline for Undergraduate Research Fair is Sept. 6

Aug. 29, 2018—All undergraduate students involved in research, independent scholarship or creative activities in the past year are invited to showcase their work at the Sept. 27 event. Register online today.

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Immersion Vanderbilt launches, resource office opens in Student Life Center

Aug. 27, 2018—A signature component of the Academic Strategic Plan, Immersion Vanderbilt calls for students to participate in an intensive learning experience that takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in a final project.

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Design competition makes Vanderbilt libraries more meaningful for students

Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.

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