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Making Med School 101

Nov. 14, 2013—Originally posted on November 14, 2013 Med School 101 is one of the hardest VSA courses to get into. Applicants jump at the chance to learn from med students and guest faculty at one of the top research hospitals in the country (Vanderbilt University Medical Center or VUMC for short). So we thought it would...

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A Special Message to the Parents of Rising 8th Graders

Apr. 25, 2013—By David J. Dunn, Academic Coordinator If you go up the main steps to the Wyatt Center on the Peabody Campus of Vanderbilt University, take the elevator to the third floor, and walk to the far end of the hall, you will come upon a very special room. Inside, you will meet a suit of...

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…and those who work with them.

Feb. 18, 2013—The mission of Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth is to develop talent in academically gifted students and those who work with them. One way that we serve the unique needs of gifted learners is to equip teachers and other education professionals. That means we host professional development workshops throughout the year. When it comes to...

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Do You WAVU?

Nov. 1, 2012—Last Saturday we welcomed our fall cohort to campus for Weekend Academy at Vanderbilt University (WAVU). Students spent their weekend learning from Vanderbilt scholars, making new friends, and having a great time. In our classes students studied bones to determine the sex and age of the deceased, learned how scientists use computer modeling to develop...

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You know you miss VSA when…

Jul. 3, 2012—One of the things I enjoy most as a Program Coordinator at VSA is watching our students form lasting friendships. This year, our Session II students formed a Facebook Group. The latest meme has been, “You know you miss VSA…” Here is what a few of them have been saying: “You know you miss VSA...

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VSA 2012: It Begins!

Jun. 12, 2012—By David J. Dunn, Program Coordinator Opening Ceremonies are on Sunday Night. Students get to know their proctor groups, some of our community expectations, and what is going to happen during their stay here. But we also want them to get excited and have fun! That is why we are privileged to have Dr. Amanda...

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