• Graduate Leadership Institute offers workshops, grant funding

    Graduate Leadership Institute offers workshops, grant funding

    The Russel G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Institute aims to help students be intentional in your training at Vanderbilt. GLI provides students with the skills, tools, and self-awareness that will allow them to lead at all levels through programming that facilitates a greater understanding of personal leadership style and interactions with… Read More

    Aug. 24, 2022

  • August 2022 Student Spotlights

    August 2022 Student Spotlights

    This month, we are celebrating the following Graduate School students for their achievements! Miguel Cuj, Ph.D. student in Anthropology – has been awarded the Dissertation Fieldwork Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. This will allow Miguel to do fieldwork regarding K’iche’ Maya women’s foldaways in Guatemala. Congratulations Miguel!     Mary… Read More

    Aug. 24, 2022

  • Graduate School names endowed scholarship recipients

    Graduate School names endowed scholarship recipients

    The Vanderbilt Graduate School has recognized outstanding research among Ph.D. candidates across the university in 2020-21 through the nomination and awarding of endowed scholarship funding. FAMILY S GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP – AUTISM STUDIES Kacie Dunham In 2018, anonymous donors established the Family S Graduate Scholarship to provide financial support… Read More

    Apr. 14, 2021

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    Graduate School 2020 Founder’s Medalist: Thea J. Autry

    Thea Jean Autry, from Katy, Texas, is this year’s Founder’s Medalist for the Graduate School. She is graduating with a doctor of philosophy in English. Thea’s research and teaching focus on U.S. literature and visual arts of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries, with emphasis on theories of visuality, race,… Read More

    May. 8, 2020

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    Financial Planning Seminars for Graduate Students and Postdocs

    Emily Roberts, Personal Finance for PhDs Intimidated by the prospect of preparing your grad student or postdoc tax return?  Are you ready to take the next step with your finances? Emily Roberts, Ph.D., of Personal Finance for PhDs, is returning to campus to offer basic insights on financial management… Read More

    Jan. 28, 2020

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    Graduate Students in Engineering Awarded Eisenhower Fellowships

    Five engineering Ph.D. students were recently awarded Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships, earning awards of up to $30,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. The fellowships were awarded to: Will Barbour, civil and environmental engineering Charles Doktycz, civil and environmental engineering Derek Gloudemans, electrical engineering and… Read More

    Jan. 27, 2020

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    Postdoc Profiles: Katrina Leaptrot

    Katrina Leaptrot Katrina Leaptrot is a postdoctoral researcher in the Chemistry Department in the McLean Research Group where she analyzes lipids and related biomolecules via ion mobility-mass spectrometry. She is also developing analysis methods with liquid chromatography-ion mobility-mass spectrometry for quantification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aqueous samples exposed… Read More

    Jan. 17, 2020

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    AAAS Workshop Applications due January 31

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC, about science policy. Vanderbilt University will be selecting up to 4 graduate students to attend. Registration costs, lodging, and airfare for selected students will be fully paid, thanks to sponsorship by the Vanderbilt Graduate School,… Read More

    Jan. 14, 2020

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    Ph.D. candidate’s op-ed featured in Washington Post

    Katherine Frey/The Washington Post An opinion piece written by Jon Meacham, Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Science, and Michael E. Shepherd, a Ph.D. candidate in political science was featured in the Washington Post this week. The piece, “Republicans face political risks… Read More

    Dec. 20, 2019

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    Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for Applications, 2020-2021

      The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications is now open. Complete applications must be submitted by January 7, 2020. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research… Read More

    Oct. 14, 2019