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EVOLVE is about helping you become the best version of yourself and fostering the impact you can have as a leader on campus and for a lifetime. Spend 8 weeks learning with 35-45 of your peers. This program works with students who are interested in personal development and have a desire to lead positive change.  Read more about EVOLVE.


What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx Vanderbilt University, where x = independently organized TED event.

At our TEDxVanderbiltUniversity event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

Learn more about TEDxVanderbiltUniversity.

Magnolia Awards

The Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding student efforts in the campus community. With seventeen awards ranging from demonstrated leadership in intramural sports to commitment to cultural education, the Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding leaders across campus.

Additionally, awards are available for students of all academic standings: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and graduating seniors. Many of the awards, in addition to recognition, include monetary rewards. Applications are available at the beginning of the spring semester each year; students may apply for more than one award.  Learn more about the awards provided.