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Honors and Awards Category

2023 May Student Spotlights

May. 15, 2023—The Graduate School would like to shine a spotlight on the following Graduate Students: Amanda Howa, Ph.D. Epidemiology – was awarded the Student Leadership Award at the Epidemiology Award Ceremony.     Fangcheng Yuan, Ph.D. Epidemiology – was also awarded the Student Leadership Award at the Epidemiology Award Ceremony.         Congratulations all!

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2023 April Student Spotlights

Apr. 6, 2023—The Graduate School would like to shine a spotlight on the following graduate students! Adoma Manful, MPH – a second-year Epidemiology Ph.D. student, was one of 12 participants selected for the 2023 Society for Epidemiologic Research’s Student Workshop for her proposal entitled “Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening”.      Creea Shannon – a Biomedical Informatics...

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2023 March Student Spotlights

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 Spotlights

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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November Graduate Student Spotlights

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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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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June 2022 Student Spotlights

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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