May. 4, 2016—School of Engineering senior Gabrielle Tate—Gabbey to her friends—has the drive it takes to make U.S. automakers take notice.
May. 3, 2016—Megan McLean, JD’16, has won the Environmental Law Institute’s 2015–16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition.
May. 2, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning has announced this year’s recipients of its prizes for digital innovation by an undergraduate student and by a graduate or professional student.
Apr. 29, 2016—On Leap Day—Feb. 29—Blair School of Music senior Jack Coen took a leap of faith. That night Coen, a composition and theory major, premiered his capstone project "Folk and Flora"—a song cycle based on flowers and how people relate to them—in Sarratt Cinema to a full house.
Apr. 29, 2016—Growing up in small-town Kentucky, Safiah Hassan longed to live in a larger city with a diverse population. After coming to Vanderbilt, she made seeking out diverse communities a hallmark of her university experience.
Apr. 28, 2016—"Out of the Vault: Stories of People and Things," an exhibition curated by Vanderbilt students that explores the dynamic relationships among objects, individuals and communities, is currently on view through Sept. 9 at Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery.
Apr. 28, 2016—A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide.
Apr. 27, 2016—Eight graduating Vanderbilt seniors and four graduate students have been offered grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest U.S. exchange program for international graduate study, advanced research, and university, primary or secondary school teaching. In addition, three students have been named as alternates.
Apr. 21, 2016—The traveling exhibit "States of Incarceration" features a contribution from philosophy students at Vanderbilt. It will be displayed in Nashville in spring 2018.
Apr. 21, 2016—There’s the Pranjal Gupta dressed in kurta and pyjama, his feet keeping time with an impossibly fast Indian dance tune. And then there’s the Pranjal Gupta in a lab coat, peering through glasses at data on how children with autism integrate sight and sound.
Apr. 20, 2016—Like many little girls, Eunice Jun was a ballerina growing up. But by the time the Los Angeles native arrived at Vanderbilt four years ago, she had traded in her toe shoes to cultivate twin interests in graphic design and technology, pursuing double majors in cognitive studies at Peabody College and computer science at the School of Engineering.
Apr. 20, 2016—For Ariel Helms, a genealogy search when she was young revealed a long-kept secret: Her ancestors were Cherokee Native Americans.