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First-gen college student prepares for grad school future focused on evolutionary biology research

Feb. 16, 2024—Credit: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation/Kaerie Ray College of Arts and Science senior, Sarah Hourihan, is eagerly awaiting journal publication of a first-author manuscript featuring results of research on the dark-eyed junco songbird completed as a Beckman Foundation Scholar. The paper, available as a pre-print on bioRxiv, signals the end of work on one research...

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Cycling for Solidarity: Navigating Gender Inequality through Urban Mobility

Jan. 31, 2024—Julie Gamble, assistant professor of gender and sexuality studies, shares her experience biking through Quito, Ecuador with a women’s cyclist group to understand first-hand how urban mobility and infrastructure can help reduce gender inequality.

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Suzanne Rich Miller, BA’80, and Anne Miller Morris, BS’06: Family Recipe

Nov. 27, 2023—Many families have beloved recipes they pass down from generation to generation. Suzanne Rich Miller, BA'80, and Anne Miller Morris, BS'06, have parlayed a simple salad dressing created by matriarch Anne Arnold Rich (mother to Suzanne and grandmother o...

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In my words: I was selected to discuss climate change at the White House (Gaby Beck ‘26)

Nov. 17, 2023—Gabrielle Beck Neuroscience and English, ‘26 Hear from sophomore Gabrielle Beck, who attended the National Climate Assessment report release at the White House, about her interest in climate change and public health disparities and her plans for the future. My passion is in understanding and addressing the intersection of climate change and public health disparities....

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Senior Nadia McGlynn wins NABG conference award

Oct. 20, 2023—Nadia McGlynn, a senior double majoring in Earth and environmental sciences and anthropology, recently won first place for her poster presentation at the National Association of Black Geoscientists 42nd annual technical conference. McGlynn conducted research on Antarctic glaciers that furthers our understanding about how they respond to climate change. Hear from her below about her...

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Outside the Lines: An Immersive Experience in Art + Medicine with Leo Huang, BA’24

Sep. 28, 2023—    When Liyu “Leo” Huang, BA’24, attended the Fall Research Match event during his freshmen year at Vanderbilt, he never imagined it would lead him to three years of immersive, hands-on research combining his two passions: medicine and the creative arts. A Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar majoring in architecture and the built environment; neuroscience; and...

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Meet Caroline Delafield ‘25

Sep. 22, 2023—Meet Caroline Delafield, a junior majoring in political science and minoring in art history. Caroline spent her summer in the Criminal Law Internship Program through the Washington D.C. Public Defenders Service. The internship will serve as Caroline’s Vanderbilt Immersion experience. Q. Tell us about the internship and the kinds of things you were responsible for....

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inter+SECTIONS: LGBTQ Health + Public Policy with Gilbert Gonzales

Jun. 15, 2023—Gilbert Gonzales, assistant professor of medicine, health, and society, works at the intersection of LGBTQ health and public policy. A subject area where there once was limited data, Gonzales and colleagues have worked to bolster the research available to help inform both the public and the decision makers who form policies that affect health outcomes...

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How One Mathematical Theory Could Unlock Consciousness | inter+SECTIONS (Student Research Series)

Apr. 28, 2023—Undergraduate students at A&S have unique opportunities to conduct a wide range of research, discovery, and scholarship during their time on campus. As an undergraduate researcher, Pax Poggi BA’25 studies the intersection of mathematics and consciousness. Hear about his work with the integrated information theory of consciousness, the first mathematical framework for evaluating awareness.

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Meet Pedro Rosales-Diaz ’25

Apr. 17, 2023—Undergraduate students at Vanderbilt have unique opportunities to conduct a wide range of research, discovery, and scholarship during their time on campus. Whether the study is related to Immersion, through an internship, or in a research lab, students gain a range of exclusive experience before graduation. Hear from Pedro Rosales-Diaz ’25 who is working toward...

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