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Three engineering students are winners in 2019 study abroad photo contest

Aug. 20, 2019—Photographs by three engineering seniors are winners in Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office 2019 photo contest. Emily Larson, a senior mechanical engineering major and engineering management minor, studied abroad in Madrid. She also is a licensing intern at the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization. Thomas Mallick, a computer science and political science senior, spent...

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Opening more doors for computer science majors to study around the world

Oct. 10, 2017—A surge in computer science majors has sparked a concerted effort to review more CS programs abroad. “Our CS program is exploding,” said Engineering Associate Dean Cynthia Paschal. “We’ve spent the better part of a year working Isabelle Crist, assistant director of operations in the Vanderbilt’s Global Education Office, on course reviews and program evaluations...

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Studying abroad better prepares students for an international workforce

Nov. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt undergraduate engineering students have traveled throughout Asia to learn about nanotechnology, renewable energy and environmental technologies. Others have learned about tissue engineering and medical implant device design in Australia or participated in engineering programs in South Africa. Biomedical and chemical engineering senior Cara Welker recently returned from studying abroad at the University of New...

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Study abroad programs added for Madrid and Tel Aviv

Oct. 9, 2013—The School of Engineering and the Global Education Office recently added two new study abroad programs in Madrid and Tel Aviv. GEO provides educational opportunities abroad that are well integrated into the Vanderbilt curriculum. As a result, Vanderbilt sends undergraduate engineers abroad at a 20 percent rate well above the nearly four percent national average....

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New program helps with costs of summer study abroad

Oct. 27, 2008—A new program at Vanderbilt will provide scholarships to help undergraduate students pay the costs of studying abroad during the summer. Vanderbilt Student Government (VSG) leaders Joseph Williams and Wyatt Smith proposed the student aid and worked with Provost Richard McCarty to create the Global Summer Fellows Program. Williams is president of VSG and Smith...

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