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As I looked around on the first day of class Math 2500: Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra, thirty-nine other kids sat in the chairs in the classroom in Stevenson 1. By the time of the final exam, eighteen remained. This is the story of the first semester of the best math class offered in freshman year, called Math 2500, taught by the legend who is Professor Bruce Hughes.
Thanksgiving can be a lonely time for international students all around the country. It’s the time of year where we eat take-out while scrolling through our social media accounts looking at the enticing home-cooked meals our American friends are sharing with their families. Fortunately, thanks to my Faculty Head of House Dr. Cone, and his wife Mrs. Cone, I avoided a Thanksgiving spent in solitude.
Posted by Sophia Druffner on November 21, 2015 in Academics, College Life, College of Arts and Science, Commons, Extracurriculars, Family, Freshman Life, Housing, Learning Style, Nature, Pre-Med, Professors, Religious Life, Student Life, Student Organizations, Studying, Thanksgiving Break, Undergraduate Research, Chem Lab, chemistry, Freshman Life, GenChem, Studying Tips, Tips for Freshman Year
Vanderbilt gives its students so many opportunities to grow both personally and professionally. While the most obvious ones are academics and extra-curricular activities, Vandy also offers you the chance to develop deep and meaningful relationships with your professors. VUcept, which pairs first-years with a faculty VUceptor, is another great away of getting to know your...
When it comes to taking action on environmental issues, urban areas are ripe for reform. That means building mixed-use properties that allow people to work and shop within walking distance of their homes, expanding public transportation systems, making cities more friendly to pedestrians and bikes, and developing sustainable food systems with farmers’ markets and urban gardens.