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January, 2023

Vanderbilt’s strengths in transportation, resilience research on display at National Academies’ board meeting in D.C.

Jan. 12, 2023—Five graduate students named Eisenhower Fellows Vanderbilt University’s strengths in transportation, resilience and sustainability are on display this week at the Transportation Research Board’s 102nd annual meeting held in person in Washington, D.C. As part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the TRB provides leadership in transportation improvements and innovation. Three faculty members and six graduate...

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Memorial reception for James Clarke is Jan. 28

Jan. 12, 2023—A memorial reception for civil and environmental engineering professor James H. Clarke is Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at 1 p.m. in Featheringill Hall’s Jacobs Believed in Me Auditorium. The reception is open to the Vanderbilt University community. The memorial also will be live streamed here. Clarke, 77, was a nationally recognized expert in nuclear and...

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Company co-founded by Vanderbilt professor receives distinguished FDA breakthrough device designation for minimally invasive surgical tool

Jan. 10, 2023—A company co-founded by Robert J. Webster III, Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering and associate professor of medicine and urology at Vanderbilt University, has received a breakthrough device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that could open the door for new diagnostic and therapeutic applications of flexible endoscopy. The designation given...

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