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International collaboration reveals how the human brain evolved to harness abstract thought

Apr. 12, 2022—By Marissa Shapiro THE IDEA The human brain is organized in functional networks—connected brain regions that communicate with each other through dedicated pathways. That is how we perceive our senses, how the body moves, how we are able to remember the past and plan for the future. The “default mode” network is the part of...

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Karl Zelik is inaugural awardee of a Scaling Success Grant

Apr. 11, 2022—Karl Zelik, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is one of three inaugural awardees for the February 2022 cycle of the Scaling Success Grant, which is the first cycle of this internal funding opportunity. Yuankai Huo, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering, is co-PI on a SSG grant. The announcement was made by the Office of the...

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The Wond’ry opens Launch incubator space for startups affiliated with Nashville’s universities

Apr. 8, 2022—The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Center for Innovation, has opened an incubator space called Launch, which is dedicated to startups affiliated with local universities. Launch is designed to support pre-seed and seed-stage venture founders in a wide array of sectors—from health care to the arts—and business models, including social ventures and benefit corporations. “Beginning new ventures is...

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Vanderbilt trustee’s gift helps launch new program to provide opportunities for underrepresented students in engineering

Apr. 7, 2022—The School of Engineering has launched a new targeted, community-based approach to address academic and social factors that affect the success of students from underrepresented groups. Fueled by a gift of $1 million from Vanderbilt Trustee Corey E. Thomas, BE’98, the initiative includes a range of programs to foster a healthy pipeline of diverse engineers....

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NAE President to deliver April 21 Hall Lecture on the engineer’s responsibility to benefit society

Apr. 6, 2022—For the first time in two years, the John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture Series will be held in person on Vanderbilt’s campus. John L. Anderson, president of the National Academy of Engineering, will deliver the Spring 2022 lecture on Thursday, April 21, at 4:15 p.m. in the School of Engineering’s Jacobs Believed...

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Alumna’s gift supports comprehensive program to aid women seeking leadership positions in engineering

Apr. 5, 2022—The School of Engineering has launched a sweeping new initiative to cultivate and support women for engineering leadership positions that includes strategic experiences, expanded opportunities, and mentorship with faculty and alumni. Fueled by an inaugural gift of $1 million from School of Engineering Distinguished Alumna and Board of Visitors member Cynthia ‘CJ’ Warner, BE’80, the...

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Study finds 10-second videos predict blood cancer relapse

Apr. 4, 2022—Biomedical engineering prof says study raises the prospect of a new application of diagnostic optical biopsy by Paul Govern In a new study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 10-second videos of white blood cell motion in the skin’s microvasculature greatly improved the prediction of which stem cell and bone marrow transplant patients would have a relapse...

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Raghavan identified for President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science

Mar. 31, 2022—President Joe Biden has announced his intent to appoint Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan to the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science. Raghavan is Vanderbilt University’s vice provost for research and a professor of computer science.  The President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science comprises distinguished scientists and engineers who evaluate nominees for the National...

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