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Truman Scholars

Class of 2016: Ariel Helms’ past inspires her path for the future

Apr. 20, 2016—For Ariel Helms, a genealogy search when she was young revealed a long-kept secret: Her ancestors were Cherokee Native Americans.

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Ariel Helms: Searching for a diabetes discovery

Apr. 1, 2016—For Vanderbilt senior Ariel Helms from Oklahoma, twists and turns in her past, including a long-kept family secret, led to her passion for discovery in a Vanderbilt lab.

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Vanderbilt’s Helms, Perry named Truman Scholars

Apr. 15, 2015—Two Vanderbilt juniors were selected to be 2015 Truman Scholars, good for $30,000 scholarships for graduate school.

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Vanderbilt students named Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholars

Apr. 5, 2012—Several Vanderbilt students have received national recognition from the Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholarship foundations for their potential to become leaders and visionaries in the science, government and environmental fields, the Office of Honor Scholarships has announced. Emma Steigerwald, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named a 2012 Truman Scholar. She is...

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