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Biologist duo brings Wolbachia curriculum to students, citizen scientists around globe

Jan. 22, 2019—A curriculum directed by biologists Seth and Sarah Bordenstein is responsible for helping countless thousands of college students, schoolkids and citizen scientists worldwide contribute to research on microbes using cutting-edge technology.

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2018 Commons Unplugged week celebrates sustainability

Oct. 23, 2018—The fifth annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, Oct. 28–Nov. 3, will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach Research Symposium July 11

Jun. 22, 2018—High school students who completed their research projects through programs of the Center for Science Outreach will present their research at a symposium and poster session July 11.

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Annual Commons Unplugged Week celebrates sustainability Oct. 15–21

Oct. 13, 2017—The fourth annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, Oct. 15–21, celebrates sustainability, natural-resource conservation and energy conservation through events with first-year students.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt to honor 24 outstanding MNPS seniors in graduation ceremony

May. 3, 2017—Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will deliver the keynote address. Dean will be introduced by MNPS board member Mary Pierce.

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Third annual Commons Unplugged week celebrates sustainability

Feb. 14, 2017—The third annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week—from Saturday, Feb. 18, to Saturday, Feb. 25—will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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MNPS senior’s Vanderbilt study advances in Regeneron science competition

Jan. 5, 2017—Vanderbilt's School for Science and Math has a semifinalist in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search.

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‘Young Scientist’ showcases high schoolers’ research at Vanderbilt

Jun. 2, 2016—High school students performing advanced research at Vanderbilt have the opportunity to share their findings with the scientific community through a journal of their own.

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MLK student advances in Siemens competition with Vanderbilt collaboration

Nov. 9, 2015—Another participant in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has advanced in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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STEM standouts are college bound

May. 22, 2015—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has graduated 23 Metro Nashville Public School students, all of whom are headed to college this fall.

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Hillsboro High student partners with VU researcher on cave drug study

Jan. 27, 2015—Hillsboro High School senior Alex Jolly advanced to the semi-finals in the Intel Science Talent Search with his research project on cave drugs.

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SSMV students semifinalists in national Siemens Competition

Oct. 30, 2014—Two seniors in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) are semifinalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology for U.S. high school students, and one of them, Zaixing “Able” Shi, is Tennessee’s only regional finalist.

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