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    WATCH: Chemistry major pursues passions in poetry, dance through Immersion Vanderbilt

    JaHyne “JJ” Johnson, BA’23, came to Vanderbilt as a QuestBridge Scholar, ready to “do the work” and come out with a solid career path. What the chemistry major didn’t realize then was that the opportunities he pursued through classes, activities and Immersion Vanderbilt would allow him to write poetry, conduct research, dance in a ballet, launch a podcast and more. Read More

    Aug 23, 2023

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    Vanderbilt to celebrate first-generation students Nov. 3–11

    The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the undergraduate student organizations FirstVU and QuestBridge Vanderbilt as well as the Network First-Gen initiative, invites members of the Vanderbilt community to participate in First-Generation Appreciation Week Nov. 3–11. Read More

    Oct 28, 2022

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    Moira Poe named executive director of undergraduate admissions

    Moira Poe, a highly respected admissions leader with a passion for increasing higher education accessibility and affordability for scholars of diverse backgrounds and experiences, has been named executive director of undergraduate admissions. Read More

    Aug 26, 2021

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    QuestBridge, PersistVU host Money Matters Week March 30–April 2

    Money Matters Week, which aims to uplift and broaden the Vanderbilt community’s understanding of the ways in which people and students from low- and lower-income backgrounds experience and navigate systemic and social barriers, will feature a week of events March 30–April 2. The programming will include a faculty panel, virtual workshops and games, and online information on financial literacy and wellness. Read More

    Mar 24, 2021

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    Vanderbilt, American Talent Initiative mark progress in expanding higher-education access

    Vanderbilt University’s efforts to improve access to higher education through its alliance with the American Talent Initiative is showing dividends as the initiative reports that it is on track to enroll 50,000 more lower-income students at top colleges and universities by the year 2025. An annual progress update was released by ATI on Feb. 19. Read More

    Feb 21, 2020