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Posted by on March 31, 2019 in News

Graduate Scholar Visits Warren College

This is a guest post by Faculty Head of Warren College, Doug Fisher. The opinions expressed herein are Doug’s and do not necessarily reflect the position of Vanderbilt University Kouki Matsamura, an MS student from Osaka University, visited from August 12 to October 10 2018 to advance his knowledge of machine learning, do research in…

Posted by on March 29, 2019 in News

Living and Learning at WaM: A guest post by Queen Oluwafemi Stevenson

Queen Oluwafemi Stevenson graduated from Vanderbilt University in May 2017 in Communication Studies.  She was also a News & Communications Intern in the Office of Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships. According to one of my RAs, I was the very last resident to officially check out of Warren and Moore on Saturday, May 13th, 2017, the…

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in News

Student Talent Showcases in December

On December 1 and 2 there were back-to-back events in our nascent tradition of Warren and WaM student showcases. To open the month, Warren hosted Nonchalant Desserts, an evening exhibition of photographs by Warren student Precious Kato in the Warren Great Room. Campus Dining provided light reception foods and drink, and Vanderbilt Printing Services did…

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in News

WaM’s Celebration of 100 Years of America’s National Parks

At the start of Fall 2016, Moore College RA Minta Ray approached a number of us at WaM with an idea for an event to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the National Parks Service. Minta suggested that an important part of the event could be attendees sharing their experience with the National Parks, which was…

Posted by on December 20, 2016 in News

WaM Haunted Halls: A Guest Post by Andrew Fisher

On October 29th, Warren College Council (WCC) and Moore College Council (MCC) jointly hosted Haunted Halls, a Halloween-themed event in and around the Kissam Center. An annual happening, Haunted Halls is a program designed to offer students an opportunity to interact with other community members through activities associated with the fall season. This year’s version…

Posted by on December 15, 2016 in News

Residential Colleges as Incubators

On Saturday, November 5, I watched about 150 students venture out across campus on Commodore Quest, which was created, planned, and executed by four Warren students. The Warren budget and staff, particularly L Hildner, helped with funding and organization, but this was an exemplar of student-driven programming all along the pipeline. The event was open…

Posted by on December 1, 2016 in News

A Residential College Memory

Last year I attended the Second Residential College Symposium (RCS) at Southern Methodist University (SMU), and this year the Vanderbilt Commons hosted the third in the series. I presented with Matthew Sinclair and Jim Lovensheimer on our collaboration at Warren and Moore colleges (WaM); had the great pleasure of talking to Rishi Sriram, Faculty Steward of…

Posted by on November 2, 2016 in News

A Smooth Transition (Post by Brooke Thayer)

For those of you who lived in Warren and Moore last year, you likely know that it was a year of progress and refinement. For me, it was also a year of growth and learning, since it was my first year living and working in this community. As the only new Graduate Fellow last year,…

Posted by on October 6, 2016 in News

Making Serendipity more Probable by Showing Up

Patricia’s Fresh Baked Fridays is a popular gathering for students, both inside and outside of WaM, and for staff too. Its a place to relax, talk to old friends, and to meet new people. Just two weeks ago, a vaguely familiar woman bounded towards me with a big smile, and introduced herself as one of…

Posted by on October 1, 2016 in News

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