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Chancellor celebrates an early Thanksgiving with students staying for break

Nov. 22, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted students for a traditional Thanksgiving feast at the Student Life Center Nov. 20.

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Trans-institutional team competes in regionals of global student competition for social good

Apr. 28, 2016—A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide.

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Class of 2016: Pranjal Gupta pursues chemical engineering, pre-med, film and more

Apr. 21, 2016—There’s the Pranjal Gupta dressed in kurta and pyjama, his feet keeping time with an impossibly fast Indian dance tune. And then there’s the Pranjal Gupta in a lab coat, peering through glasses at data on how children with autism integrate sight and sound.

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Dance Marathon seeking ‘10K in a Day’ on Thursday

Nov. 11, 2015—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, is marking 100 days until its Big Event by attempting to raise $10,000 in a single day for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Paralyzed by accident, grad student engineers his future with exoskeleton

Feb. 26, 2015—Andrew Ekelem, who has used a wheelchair since a college snowboarding accident, brings an invaluable perspective to the lab of mechanical engineer Michael Goldfarb.

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Dance Marathon raises big money for Children’s Hospital

Feb. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos jumped in the dance line to join students, volunteers, sponsors and special guests for Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon’s Big Event 2015 on Saturday at the Student Life Center.

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VU students land scholarships from LGBTQ foundation

Jul. 17, 2014—Two Vanderbilt students — Ishan Asokan and Kale Edmiston — have been named to the 2014 Class of Point Foundation Scholars.

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Nursing student to appear on “Jeopardy” this week

Jun. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Molly Anne Lalonde will be a contestant on “Jeopardy” starting June 5.

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Student attends White House briefing on mental health initiatives

Oct. 10, 2013—Pratik Talati, a student in the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program, recently attended a White House Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Briefing on Suicide Prevention and Mental Health. He and a student from another institution were invited to learn about the Obama administration’s efforts to prevent suicide and to address mental health issues within the AAPI community.

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Student’s neurosurgical fellowship spurs research

Oct. 10, 2013—Travis Ladner, a third-year student at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected for a 2013 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) student fellowship award. The award is presented to a medical student every year from a national pool of applicants.

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Vanderbilt students, on the record

Sep. 26, 2013—On Oct. 14, Vanderbilt students will finally join neighboring universities like Belmont and MTSU in providing opportunities for students to gain experience in the commercial music industry. Founded under the umbrella of Vanderbilt Student Communications is a new media enterprise: RVU Records, a record label and recording studio that will serve Vanderbilt’s musicians, recording engineers...

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VUSN students pursue varied paths

Aug. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is welcoming 452 new students who are pursuing either a Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nurse Practice or Ph.D. in Nursing Science degree.

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