Happy 125th Anniversary!

Events & Lectures

Welcome! The 2011-12 academic year marks the 125th anniversary of the School of Engineering. We are pleased to present anniversary events and programs developed by the School’s departments, alumni and student groups. Visit us throughout our year-long celebration for the latest schedule information.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Campus Kickoff Party

Noon-2 p.m.
Adams Atrium, Featheringill Hall


Friday, October 14, 2011

John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture
Mark E. Davis, Ph.D.
Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

“Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines”

3 p.m. with reception following lecture in Adams Atrium
Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, Featheringill Hall

Thursday, October 20

Engineering Celebration Dinner

7-9 p.m.
Student Life Center Ballroom
By invitation only
R.S.V.P. to (615)322-4934 or email alumniengineering@vanderbilt.edu

Friday, October 21

Quinq Brunch-Classes of ’61 and Prior

9:30-11:30 a.m.
Student Life Center Ballroom
Register online

Saturday, October 22

Homecoming Tailgate
2 hours prior to kickoff
Olin Lawn
Join the Nashville Vanderbilt Chapter for a pregame Southern buffet. Cash bar.
Cost: adults $18 | children (6-12) $10 | children 5 and under free

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture
Arun Majumdar, Ph.D.
Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)

“ARPA-E: Catalyzing Energy Breakthroughs for a Secure American Future”

4 p.m. with reception following lecture in Adams Atrium
Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, Featheringill Hall

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture
Rebecca Bergman
Vice President, New Therapies & Diagnostics CRDM, Medtronic, Inc.

“Medical Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Decade”

4 p.m. with reception following lecture in Adams Atrium
Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, Featheringill Hall

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture
Norman Fortenberry, Sc.D.
ASEE Executive Director

“Engineering Excitement”

4 p.m. with reception following lecture in Adams Atrium
Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium, Featheringill Hall