Through Immersion Vanderbilt, students have the option to have their research immersive experiences and projects recognized on the transcript. Students who are engaged in lab sciences, social sciences, humanities, and field work have the potential to transform ideas into action, refine skills, and integrate knowledge with experience.
Approximately 60 percent of graduating seniors report conducting research during their time at Vanderbilt. Keep reading to see examples of how five current and former Vanderbilt students have taken advantage of the world-class resources available to engage in truly immersive research experiences.
Janet Stefanov, Arts & Science
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Janet spent her summer of 2020 investigating electronic financial transactions and their relationship to fighting poverty in Kenya. For her Immersion project, Janet constructed a formal model of a digital finance application that provided insight into this topic, and how similar apps could be adopted in other developing countries. Read more.
Alyssa Bolster, Arts & Science
Major: Anthropology and Law, History, and Society
Andres Dones, Arts & Science