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Innovation Center to support campus ‘makers’; search underway for director

Aug. 6, 2015—  A rendering of the Engineering and Science Building, home to the newly announced Innovation Center. (Vanderbilt University) A new Innovation Center is being developed on the Vanderbilt University campus to support a “maker” culture that will encourage entrepreneurship and creativity and bolster implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan. A search is underway for...

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Guelcher, Weiss are inaugural Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Feb. 16, 2015—Two engineering professors are members of the first cohort of the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program. Scott Guelcher, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and associate professor of biomedical engineering. Guelcher researches the design, synthesis and characterization of polymeric biomaterials for bone tissue engineering. Sharon Weiss, associate professor of electrical engineering and associate professor of...

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Blast signals excavation at site of new Engineering and Science Building

Sep. 25, 2014—The university marked a milestone September 17 when blasting began at the construction site for its new seven-story 230,000-square-foot Engineering and Science Building. Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet was on hand to mark the occasion with bullhorn in hand, and he declared, “Let’s open the site.” After Fauchet’s 3-2-1 countdown, the blast foreman detonated the explosives,...

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Dramatic site overhaul begins at Olin Hall

Jul. 8, 2014—  Signs and fencing have gone up at the corner of Highland and 25th avenues, the construction site for the new Engineering and Science Building. In addition, work has begun on underground utilities and drainage for the building, which will be three times the size of the current Olin Hall and connect to Olin through...

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Construction of new Engineering and Science Building at Vanderbilt set to begin May 2014

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Board of Trust has approved the construction of a seven-story tower on campus as part of an effort to further strengthen the institution’s growing reputation as a major producer of intellectual leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

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