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Citizen of the World, Ambassador by Default

This article was originally written by Kathleen Russell for the Fall 2013 issue of the Peabody Reflector. To access the original article please click here. Kathleen Russell spent the last year traveling the world through the Michael B. Keegan Fellowship. The goal of the fellowship is to develop future leaders through world travel and experiential…

Posted by krugeran on December 13, 2013 in Magazine


Peabody’s Global Partnerships Reach the Four Corners of the Earth

This article was originally written by Lisa A. Dubois for the Fall 2013 issue of the Peabody Reflector. To access the original article please click here. In a fragmented world, education can build bridges across oceans, mountains and deserts; it can draw connections between cultures that seemingly have little in common; and it can break…

Posted by krugeran on December 13, 2013 in Magazine


Fulbright Gateway Orientation 2013

From Aug. 19 to 23, Vanderbilt University hosted a Fulbright Gateway Orientation for newly arrived Fulbright foreign students. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the Fulbright Gateway Orientation program is made available to Fulbright foreign students as part of its flagship Fulbright Program and designed by the…

Posted by hodgejk on September 23, 2013 in Magazine,

2013 Photo Contest Shoes

2013 Study Abroad Photo Contest

Vanderbilt students submitted over 500 photos to the 2013 Global Education Office photo contest. The GEO staff narrowed the submissions to 12 photos. Below are the finalists. The grand prize winner, “Making Camel Friends at the Great Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt” by Nisha Khorasi was announced on September 6th.

Posted by hodgejk on September 13, 2013 in Magazine, , ,


Darien Bryant: West End to East Asia

This article was taken with permission from Commodore Nation, the official publication of Vanderbilt athletics.You can read the original article by Chris Weinman and more articles in Commodore Nation here. There may come a day when having an SEC football player spend nearly a month studying halfway across the world is not remarkable. But opportunities like the one…

Posted by krugeran on September 4, 2013 in Magazine


Partnership Links Vanderbilt with South Africa for Research and Student Training in Astronomy

Astronomers at Vanderbilt University have partnered with colleagues in South Africa for a program of cutting edge research to discover planets around other stars, and training of post-graduate students in this research, with an emphasis on students from Historically Black Universities. Astronomers at Vanderbilt University and the University of Cape Town have deployed a telescope…

Posted by krugeran on July 12, 2013 in Magazine, , , , , , ,

Students walk through the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark

Study Abroad Student A Finalist for International Education Video

A video by David Sanchez, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, is one of five finalists in NAFSA: Association of International Educators 2013 video contest celebrating international education. The winning video will be announced at this year’s annual NAFSA Conference in late May…

Posted by millerc on May 6, 2013 in Magazine


Vanderbilt Guatemalan Field Station Provides Interdisciplinary Hub

Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects…

Posted by millerc on May 3, 2013 in Magazine, , , , , , , , ,

PhD student Nicole Spigner, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Professor Vicki Greene, and PhD student Evan Haglund

Melbourne Partnership Inspires New Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Inspired by its partnership with the University of Melbourne, Vanderbilt University held its inaugural Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on March 22, 2013 at the Student Life Center. More than 60 master’s and Ph.D. students in the Graduate School presented at the competition…

Posted by millerc on May 3, 2013 in Magazine, Spring 2013

International Rotation2 - Julia Shelton

General Surgery Residency Program Offers Rotation Abroad

Vanderbilt’s General Surgery Residency Program, the first program authorized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, now offers residents the option of a four week elective rotation at Kijabe hospital, located in a rural community in Kenya’s Rift Valley…

Posted by millerc on May 1, 2013 in Magazine, Spring 2013, , , , ,