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April 2023 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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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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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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New Russell G. Hamilton GLDI grants

Apr. 3, 2019—The Graduate School is excited to announce two new funding opportunities for graduate students through the Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute (GLI). The first, a dissertation enhancement grant, is for PhD students with outstanding potential to accelerate progress on their research adding depth or breadth to their research (up to $2000 for research expenses)....

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AAAS Workshop and Dialogue on Science, Ethics & Religion

Mar. 14, 2019—This two-day science communication event, Being Human:  The Nexus of Science and Spirituality, consists of a keynote address, a workshop and panel discussion, and was made possible by support from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and their Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program.  The event will focus on engagement...

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