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Professor helps students conquer their fear of public speaking

Jan. 4, 2013—Beyond explaining numbers and calculations, engineers are now expected to make formal oral presentations, run meetings and quickly pitch ideas to clients or colleagues. Many engineering students lack the communication skills they will need to succeed professionally and Julie Sharp, professor of the practice of technical communications, is working to fix that. The School of...

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Galloway is president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education

Apr. 10, 2012—Kenneth F. Galloway has been elected to serve as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education.  Galloway is dean of the School of Engineering and professor of electrical engineering. He will become president-elect at the 2012 Annual Conference June 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas, and will assume the presidency in June 2013. “I am...

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Engineering Dean Galloway invited to White House

Feb. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt University Engineering Dean Kenneth F. Galloway attended a White House event Feb. 8 to celebrate the efforts of engineering deans for their commitment to retain and graduate more students in the field of engineering. Galloway was among about 40 engineering deans representing a broad spectrum of U.S. engineering programs that do well in retention...

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Overholser is chair of ASEE Deans Council diversity task force

Sep. 21, 2011—  K. Arthur Overholser, senior associate dean of the school of engineering and professor of biomedical engineering and chemical engineering, has been appointed chair of the Diversity Task Force of the Undergraduate Experience Committee within the Engineering Deans Council of the American Society for Engineering Education. Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education...

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Engineering Dean Kenneth F. Galloway is named ASEE Fellow

Apr. 25, 2011—Kenneth F. Galloway, dean of the School of Engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been selected as a member of the Academy of Fellows of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).  Galloway’s fellow status will be conferred at the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition banquet in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 29. Fellow status is...

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King honored with prestigious Theo C. Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award

Mar. 11, 2011—, professor of biomedical engineering, emeritus, is the 2011 recipient of the highest award given by the Biomedical Engineering Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The Theo C. Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award is given to an educator for lifetime achievement in teaching, research and administration in biomedical engineering academic programs. This annual...

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