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Resources for Health and Wellbeing at Vanderbilt

Apr. 9, 2018—College is full of wonderful opportunities and activities with which students can get involved. However, during the four years of any undergraduate experience, there will undoubtedly be days when you get sick, are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, or simply need to take a break from the bustle of classes and organizations. Luckily, Vanderbilt offers a...

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Global Health Case Competition

Mar. 23, 2018—This year I joined the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health’s Student Advisory Council (VIGH SAC) and have been working on the Global Health Case Competition team. The VIGH SAC is a partnership between undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in global health working together to promote knowledge about global health on campus and share resources. I...

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Traveling Alone Part I (The 2nd Thing I learned Sophomore Year)

Dec. 31, 2017—The first part of a two-part blog on traveling alone on a service-learning trip through the Nichols Humanitarian Fund, a trip I took in May 2017. As always, I’d love to get an email from you! My email is sophia.druffner@vanderbilt.edu, and if you want to check out my other blog posts on sophomore and junior...

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Math Secrets

Jun. 23, 2017—For the math major and the guy who hates math. Everything you need to know from the master herself.

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Being sick AND INJURED?!

Sep. 14, 2016—Now that we’re a few weeks into the semester, Vanderbilt students are getting the true college welcome: the Commons Plague. Even though I am a sophomore, I was not immune this year, and the sniffles, sore throat, and fevers have begun. Getting sick is an almost inescapable part of communal living – you’re close to...

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My (Real) Vanderbilt Experience: It’s a Success (Sort of)

Mar. 7, 2016—It’s 2:00 AM and I’m at Stevenson Library. On my right are five research papers, newly printed and stapled. On my left is my planner, covered in writing. My head’s buzzing with all the stuff I have to do and I’m trying to keep everything under control. And one thought above all: College is so much harder than I thought it was.

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Fighting Illness at Vanderbilt

Dec. 3, 2015—The month of November took me to the Student Health Center and Vanderbilt's ER.

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Jae Goes to Bolivia: The Miracle [Part 8]

Aug. 15, 2014—With school starting back up, the big question I ask everyone is, "What was your single greatest moment of the summer?" It's much more fun than simply asking what someone did over the summer and I get to hear about the exciting parts of people's live. My last week in Bolivia gave me my "single greatest moment."

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Jae Goes to Bolivia: Exploring Tarija [Part 7]

Aug. 7, 2014—One of the main things you really want to do when studying abroad is to experience the city itself and soak in all the new culture that surrounds you. Accompanied by my two fellow students, we soaked in plenty.

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Jae Goes to Bolivia: Country Roads [Part 6]

Jul. 21, 2014—During my second week, my designated rotation was at a small general clinic out of the city limits. As the locals call it: el campo, the countryside.

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