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Summertime Science: Synthesizing A New Antibiotic

Aug. 7, 2018—  My name is Harrison Thomas, and I am a rising junior studying Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry.  This summer for my Curb Scholars Internship I am working in an organic chemistry synthesis lab in the Vanderbilt Chemistry Department.  My specific project is focused on synthesizing a new antibiotic to target drug-resistant bacteria. ...

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An ArtLifting Summer Internship

Jul. 23, 2018—This summer I had a social enterprise internship in Boston with an organization called ArtLifting. I want to first and foremost say that I am having an awesome experience, one that is full of new learning, challenges, and friendships, and I would not have been able to have had this experience without the support of Curb. ...

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A US vs. Irish Education – Summer Edition

Jul. 9, 2018—My name is Griffin Schwab and since my return from studying abroad in Ireland, various people have asked me a litany of questions about the experience. Unsurprisingly, questions about the actual educational experience seem to be placed low on everyone’s list of questioning. Questions such as “oooh how was Paris?” always seem to come before...

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