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5 questions with Golden State Warrior, engineering science major Damian Jones

Jun. 24, 2016—Engineering science major Damian Jones is a Golden State Warrior after Thursday night’s draft, selected No. 30 in the first round. The jovial, 7-foot-tall Jones was the only engineer among the SEC’s top-ranked players this year — other than teammate and computer science major Luke Kornet – a fact not lost on sports analysts. He’s...

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Perry Wallace engineering scholarship to honor first black SEC varsity athlete

Oct. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Perry E. Wallace Jr. Scholarship to honor and recognize the achievements of Wallace, who, as a member of the Commodores’ basketball team, became the first African American to play varsity sports in the Southeastern Conference at a time of lethal racial division across the region. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made...

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