Book Club and Project Decision!

Book Club and Project Decision!

It was compelling from beginning to end and the Scholars couldn’t wait to talk about it. During the first book club meeting, they discussed Naomi Alderman’s “The Power”. The novel follows several characters as they try to make sense of a new...
Briteheart

Briteheart

What does Activist mean? On Monday, September 3rd, the Scholars were joined by Kate Tucker of Briteheart, an organization whose mission is to “engage, connect and empower citizens for positive change through artivism, voting and civic participation.” Tucker led...
Curb Scholars 2018 Fall Retreat

Curb Scholars 2018 Fall Retreat

Riddle me this: Who’s learning project building skills, gaining techniques for community and personal development, and embracing their roles as student leaders? Why, it’s the Curb Scholars! A new year has begun, and so has work on developing a project based on this...

Summertime Science: Synthesizing A New Antibiotic

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...
Project Runway Challenge

Project Runway Challenge

This week, local artist Lindsay Goranson returned to view the results of the Scholar’s Project Runway / Creative Reuse challenge.  Over the last several weeks, the Scholars split into teams and produced two outfits, one responding to Climate Change, the other...