The School's New Web Address
Just in time for the start of the school year, the School for Science and Math has a new web address, http://theschool.vanderbilt.edu/. We hope the address lets our new students, their families, and the community understand how highly Vanderbilt University views their work and dedication to this new partnership with Metro Nashville Public Schools.
School for Science and Math Freshman Orientation
The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has kicked off its inaugural year with the first freshman class attending orientation today. Students and their parents were introduced to members of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Vice Chancellor Dr. Harry Jacobson, School of Medicine Dean Dr. Steven Gabbe, and Associate Vice Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey Balser), members of Metro Nashville Public Schools (Director of Schools Dr. Pedro Garcia, School Board Chair Marsha Warden, and Executive Director of PreK-12 Administrative Services Jim Overstreet), the Nashville Alliance for Public...
2007 Summer Camp Registration Comes to a Close
As of today, registration for the 2007 GAS Camps is closed.A successful year of BEST Camp finished in June with two sessions of new campers and, for the first time, a session of boys returning for their second summer of camp at Vanderbilt. 8th and 9th grade girls are participating in three sessions of GAS Camp on Vanderbilt's campus in July. Additionally, 10 girls already participated in a session at Dyer Observatory in June. Be sure to check back in the spring of 2008 when dates and details of next year's camps will be announced!
Student Research Symposium
This summer, 31 rising 12th grade students have participated in summer research internships sponsored by the Center for Science Outreach and the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt. These science internships will culminate with a research symposium on July 19 where each student will present a poster detailing his or her project.We look forward to your joining us for this fantastic event!Print and post an invitationSchedule9:30 a.m. - MRB-III Breezeway Group 1 Posters11:00 a.m. - MRB-III Breezeway Group 2 PostersNoon - MRB-III Breezeway & 1220 MRB-III Lunch1:00 p.m. - 1220 MRB-III...
Home Stretch for Science Camps
The CSO has recently completed another successful summer of BEST Camp, as well as the first session of GAS Camp, which was held at Dyer Observatory. We will post some pictures of activities from both camps in the near future. This July, three more sessions of GAS Camp will be held. While the July 9-13 and July 16-20 sessions are full, there are still a few spots available for the July 23-27 session.
Camp Registration Continues
The following camp sessions are full:GAS Camp: Session III (July 16-20, current 7th grade girls)BEST Camp: Session II (June 18-22)However, there are still openings for all remaining sessions for both GAS and BEST Camps.You can download applications and brochures at the GAS and BEST websites:Girls and Science: www.girlsandscience.orgBoys Exploring Science and Technology: www.bestsummercamp.org