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Preparing the Class of 2016 for Half the Sky

Join several faculty heads and upperclass students in a discussion of Nick Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn?s book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. This book will be required reading of all first-year students in the class of 2016. As a current first-year student, how do you frame Kristof and WuDunn?s positions […]

Healthcare in America: Where Have We Come From and Where Are We Going?

As the United States finds itself strapped with 14.3 trillion dollars of debt, no issue will be of more importance to the future generation of America?s leaders than a sound understanding of healthcare. In 2010, total national health care spending was $2.3 trillion and is expected to continue to increase at similar levels, potentially reaching […]

Madelin Otterbein

Hey! I’m Madelin and I’m a Secondary Education and English major from Iowa City, Iowa, and a member of the class of 2016. I enjoy watching campy 80s movies and singing Disney songs. I am a part of the clarinet section in the Spirit of Gold Marching band and quite love running around a football […]

Pranjal Gupta

Hey guys, I’m Pranjal, from Auburn, AL. I’m majoring in Chemical Engineering and am a member of the Class of 2016. On campus, I’m involved with the South Asian Cultural Exchange (SACE), Tour Guides, AIChE, AASA, ASB, AWB, VSVS, and of course, VUcept! Vandy loves its acronyms, as you will come to see. Things I […]

Nadiah Nordin

Hello Class of 2018! My name’s Nadiah Nordin, and I’m a chemical engineering major from the Class of 2016. While I call Kuantan, Malaysia my hometown, Vanderbilt has been a fantastic second home. I love the sense of community and the multitude of amazing activities that one could do on and off campus. Aside from […]