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Mar. 22, 2023— Language Tables in the Residential Colleges Program Do you speak any of these languages: Chinese, Korean, German, French, Hindi-Urdu & Sanskrit, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog? We would like to invite you to participate in the Language Tables in the Residential Colleges program! It is sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Languages, Campus Dining, the...

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A Conversation with Vanderbilt Alum Ken Spring

Mar. 21, 2023— Justin Gung, Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving & Alumni Engagement, spoke with Vanderbilt alum, Ken Spring. In this story, you will learn about Ken’s dedication to education and how he continues to grow in his current role as a professor. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ “Vanderbilt was absolutely foundational to my career,” he says, “and I have a...

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2023 March Student Spotlight

Mar. 14, 2023—The Graduate School would like to shine the spotlight on the following students: Chris Tasich – has been selected as a finalist for the Presidential Management Fellows Program, which is a very competitive federal program with 8.5% of applicants selected. Chris also served as president and treasurer of GSC in 17-18 and 18-19.     Heather...

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2023 February Student Spotlights

Feb. 8, 2023—The Graduate School would like to shine a light on the following students: Jason Russell, Pharmacology – defended his dissertation on February 7th!       Tiffany Richardson, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics – will be defending her dissertation on February 21st!     Ivette Perez, Biochemistry – received the 2023 Karpay Award in Structural Biology!...

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2023 January Student Spotlight

Jan. 13, 2023—The Graduate School would like to celebrate the following students: Alyssa Nelson & Jeremy Espano – taught a class in nanoscience and nanotechnology to a group of 8th and 9th graders as part of the Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY) program. SAVY serves gifted and high-achieving students in kindergarten through grade 6 throughout the...

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December 2022 Graduate Student Spotlight

Dec. 12, 2022—The Graduate School would like to shine a spotlight on the following students! Annie Hatmaker – along with a team of researchers including her adviser, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Biological Sciences Antonis Rokas, recently published a study identifying the differences in virulence among Aspergillus species.     Micaela Harris – will attend the ICRSME 2023 Consultation Conference in...

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November Graduate Student Spotlight

Nov. 8, 2022—Yan Sun, an Epidemiology Ph.D. student, had her first author paper published in Cancers  Vanderbilt Ph.D. students and postdocs who traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Federal STEM Policy and Advocacy seminar Nathaniel Tran, a third-year Health Policy Ph.D. student, was awarded the Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Research Award by the Aging & Public Health section of the American Public...

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Graduate Leadership Institute offers workshops, grant funding

Aug. 24, 2022—The Russel G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute aims to help students be intentional in your training at Vanderbilt. GLI provides students with the skills, tools, and self-awareness that will allow them to lead at all levels through programming that facilitates a greater understanding of personal leadership style and interactions with others. It will also help...

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August 2022 Student Spotlights

Aug. 24, 2022—This month, we are celebrating the following Graduate School students for their achievements! Miguel Cuj, Ph.D. student in Anthropology – has been awarded the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. This will allow Miguel to do fieldwork regarding K’iche’ Maya women’s foldaways in Guatemala. Congratulations Miguel!     Mary Catherine Sullivan, Ph.D. student in Political Science...

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A Conversation With Alumnus Sonia Boyapti

Jul. 15, 2022—Justin Gung, Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving & Alumni Engagement, spoke with Sonia Boyapti about her time at Vanderbilt and how she remains involved in her Alma Mater.  Justin: What was your area of concentration at the Graduate School? What are you focused on now? Sonia: After receiving a master’s degree in biomedical engineering...

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June 2022 Student Spotlight

Jun. 10, 2022—This month, we are celebrating the following Graduate School students for their achievements!        Stacy Jer; a third-year Ph.D. student in education – has been awarded the 2022 David L. Boren Fellowship to support the completion of her doctoral studies! Congratulations!       Diana Kahn; a third-year PH.D. student in education –...

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May 2022 Student Spotlights

May. 17, 2022—This month, we are celebrating the following Graduate School students for their achievements! Hari Srinivasan; an incoming Ph.D. student in neuroscience– , has been named to the 2022 cohort of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Program for New Americans. This merit-based graduate award for immigrants and children of immigrants provides 30 fellows annually with...

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2022 Graduate School Endowed Awards

Apr. 26, 2022—Congratulations to all Graduate Students who have received these prestigious awards! We look forward to celebrating you and your accomplishments. EDWARD FERGUSON JR. GRADUATE AWARD The Edward Ferguson Jr. Graduate Award provides scholarship awards to support graduate students at the Graduate School who demonstrate excellence in research. The $5,000 award provides financial support to deserving...

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Conversation with Alumnus Dante Mossi

Apr. 26, 2022—Justin Gung, Assistant Director of Leadership Annual Giving & Alumni Engagement, spoke with Dante Mossi about his concentration at Vanderbilt and his collaboration with the Graduate School:  Justin Gung: What was your area of concentration at the Graduate School? What are you doing now, at this point in your career? Did you “end up” with a career in...

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April 2022: Graduate Student Spotlight

Apr. 26, 2022—This month, we are celebrating the following Graduate School students for their achievements! Cassandra Schember- Cassandra, a doctoral student (’22) in Epidemiology, was selected as a Fellow for the Center for Disease Control & Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service Class of 2022. Congratulations Cassandra!     Brayan Serratos– Brayan, a third year graduate student in the Department of Spanish and...

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