Meet Kwabena Akuffo Owoo (Kobe)

Kwabena Akuffo Owoo (Kobe) is a final year graduate student majoring in Economics at the Graduate Program in Economic Development at Vanderbilt. He is from Accra, Ghana but has studied in Baltimore, Texas and currently Nashville. He is currently an investment analyst intern for Wealth Management Group in Tennessee. He loves to play video games,… Keep Reading

Here’s Daniel!

Daniel is a second year student from Wisconsin (Go Badgers!), but born in Nigeria, in the college of arts and science. He is Pre-med and pursuing a major in Neuroscience and minor in classics. In his spare time, he likes to read, play video games and practice cardistry (If you don’t know what it is,… Keep Reading

Maureen Nwizu

My name is Maureen Nwizu and I was born in Nigeria; however, I immigrated to the States and currently live in Michigan. I am a freshman and I plan to study Molecular and Cellular Biology and if possible, Medicine, Health, and Society will be my minor. I am currently a part of the cultural committee… Keep Reading

Meet Patricia Paalzow

Patricia is a sophomore from Coral Springs, Florida. She is majoring in Political Science with possible minors in Spanish and Psychology. Patricia loves working at Stevenson Library because of all the new people she gets to meet. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with animals at the Nashville Humane Society and napping. Patricia loves… Keep Reading

Wan Muhammad Najmie – Big Soccer Fan

My first name is Wan Muhammad Najmie and my last name is Wan Sabri, but I just go by Wan. Currently, I am a senior studying mechanical engineering. I was born in a state called Terengganu back in my home country Malaysia. I am a very big soccer fan, and has been a loyal fan… Keep Reading

Meet Dami Lasisi

Dami Lasisi is a second year Master candidate in Economics at the Graduate Program in Economic Development at Vanderbilt. She moved from Nigeria to pursue further education in the United States. She has explored several avenues for social and economic development in sub-Saharan African countries, especially Nigeria. She has research experience on Sino-African relations, specifically… Keep Reading

Anis Zulaikha Kamaruddin

Anis Kamaruddin is a junior in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She is an international student from Malaysia. She was inspired to further her studies overseas after she participated in the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS Programme) in 2011. After completing her high school, she went to one of the local… Keep Reading

Emily Wu

Emily Hu is a first-year graduate student majoring in International Education Management and Policy. She was born in China but had studied in Shanghai, Hong Kong and now USA. She was a sports interpreter and teach for China volunteer. She also had experience in CEO assisting. She decided to pursue the best education program in… Keep Reading

Somtochukwu Dimobi

Somto Dimobi is a Chemical Engineering freshman from Nigeria. She is very passionate about leadership and service to the community and loves working with people. On campus, she is very active in the African Student Union, Global Ambassadores and Lanterns (a Multicultural Leadership Council initiative). She is also really excited to be going on an… Keep Reading

Meet Tara Keil

Tara is a senior from Atlanta, Georgia. She is a Medicine, Health, & Society major and a General Music minor. She loves working at the Stevenson library because her coworkers are very pleasant and she gets to help out her fellow students. She has had a wonderful four years at Vanderbilt, yet is excited to… Keep Reading