Feb. 22, 2019—A coding hobby led Vanderbilt HOD and economics double major Ben Scheer on a wild immersion, building an app for orangutans at Zoo Atlanta.
Jan. 30, 2019—What is more daring—camping in a remote part of Antarctica for a month doing field research, or directing and performing in a musical revue about the environment? For Earth and Environmental Sciences major Andrew Grant, pushing boundaries to positively impact the Earth, and the people who call it home, are equally thrilling.
Sep. 28, 2018—Commodore running back and graduate student Khari Blasingame is more than a football player—he’s a prime example of the student-athlete experience at Vanderbilt.
Apr. 23, 2018—As Jalen Dansby approaches Commencement, he has acceptance letters from nearly a dozen of the country’s top medical schools, including Yale and Vanderbilt. He’s motivated to become a doctor not just for himself, but also for his community.
Apr. 16, 2018—Yalun Feng came to Vanderbilt by way of Wuhan, a sprawling city in Central China of more than 8 million people. Feng has seen firsthand the toll that progress in his hometown—a major transportation hub and commercial center—has taken on the environment.
Oct. 5, 2017—Jonathan Rattner’s passion for creating observational films that draw the audience into places often unseen or forgotten is reflected in The Interior, his award-winning experimental documentary that will be screened at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.
Aug. 30, 2017—When it comes to getting a stellar makeover, Mr. Commodore goes straight to Vanderbilt fashion design professor Alexandra Sargent-Capps.
May. 9, 2016—You may like your coffee in the morning, but chances are you don’t savor it as much as Sam Reilly, an intern at The Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies who is marketing his new app for lovers of a good cup of joe.