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Immersion at Home: Online Resources for Students

July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for resources to help with your Immersion project this summer? Whether you are looking for journal articles, eBooks, or online courses and trainings, we can help! Here are four resources that you can access remotely while working on your Immersion at home. Immersion plan proposals for Fall/Summer 2018 enrollees are due September 7, 2020….

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Immersion @ Home

May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

I know firsthand that the process of leaving campus and moving back home has been stressful, to say the least. Leaving my friends, professors, student orgs, and social life at Vanderbilt was really, really hard. And now with quarantine extending into the summer, there is a lot of uncertainty about summer internships, study abroad, and…

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Taking the First Steps with Alyssa Levitt

May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hi, I’m Alyssa, a rising junior Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) major. Growing up I overcame developmental delays from being born premature, and for the past seven years I have volunteered at a therapeutic horseback riding program serving children and adults with special needs. This experience sparked my interest in pursuing a career in the…

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A New Kind of Recital with Madeline Mehra

April 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

I started off my Vanderbilt career as a viola performance major in the Blair School of Music. I was always planning on double majoring in Economics, a discipline I intended to pursue post grad. Blair satisfied my inner passion for music and allowed me so many performance opportunities to share what I love. However, I…

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Inside Immersion: Meet our HOD Intern!

April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hello! My name is Cole Bloomfield and I am a Junior studying HOD and History. I am currently completing my HOD Capstone Internship at the Office of Immersion Resources (Immersion Vanderbilt administrative office). I personally believe that the Immersion program has the potential to provide significant long term value to all of our Vanderbilt degrees…

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Microbiome Research with Asia Miller

January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

I tried to make onion juice my senior year of high school, and now I know why they don’t sell it commercially. I thought that by growing bacteria on different foods (orange juice, chocolate, and onions) suspected of causing halitosis, I could determine which food was the worst for bad breath. In case you were…

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Across the Pond with Rachel Wei

January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hi! I’m Rachel, a sophomore from Rockville, MD majoring in HOD and Biology and minoring in English Literature. Although I have a wide variety of interests that I could explore to fulfill the Immersion requirement, I’ve chosen to use my HOD Capstone Internship as my Immersion project. I just found it easier and less stressful,…

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Exploring VR with Amanda Sisung

January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ever since I heard about Immersion, I was excited to have a university-supported outlet that would allow me to showcase my passions and talents. My first year, I mainly had Immersion on the back-burner: my friends and I would joke about wacky Immersion projects, and I attended a few info sessions when I was free….

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Setting the Stage with Jared Schmidt

January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

I knew from the moment I stepped on campus that I wanted to do theatre. I was planning on being a theatre major and didn’t miss a chance to get pictures in front of Neely Auditorium on Move-In Day. No surprise that I was excited for the Vanderbilt University Theatre Ice Cream Social event that…

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Let’s Go Inside Immersion

January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Inside Immersion, the official blog dedicated to all things Immersion Vanderbilt! With a new year, come new and exciting opportunities. In particular, 2020 marks a crucial moment in the Immersion Vanderbilt timeline. By April 1, 2020, all members of the sophomore class must submit their Immersion Plan Proposals online via ImmersionHub. This proposal…

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