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Embodying Diversity: Rachel Miles

Mar. 11, 2018—One of the most hardworking people I know, Rachel is the definition of determination and represents the interdisciplinary character of Vanderbilt. Not only is Rachel a musician, she is also a scientist. I’m so glad that despite her busy schedule she was able and willing to tell me about her story, which manifests in her...

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Discovering the Latin American Ethnobotanical Garden

Sep. 18, 2017—It’s off the beaten path, but well worth the trek. The new Latin American ethnobotanical garden, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies, is like a time machine. Here are 50 species of plants, all except 1 (the banana from Asia) originally from Latin America. Thanks to a class I am taking this...

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An A&S Student’s Journey through the 4 Undergraduate Schools

Jan. 29, 2017—With job searches, graduate school considerations, new leadership positions, and the sad realization of my last year here at Vandy, last semester was a roller coaster of emotions. The one defining aspect of this year is quite unique. Last semester, I took classes in all four undergraduate schools, and I’m proudly continuing that practice in my...

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A Major Decision

Nov. 28, 2014—What's red, white and blue all over? My major!

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