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Engineering’s Shun Ahmed is 2022 Outstanding Senior at Vanderbilt

Nov. 15, 2021—Shun Ahmed has a passion for diversity, inclusion and volunteering. Vanderbilt community members recognized Ahmed’s impact throughout her time at Vanderbilt when she was named 2022 Outstanding Senior on Oct. 23 during the halftime program of the Homecoming football game versus Mississippi State. “Receiving this award has both a sentimental and physical meaning to me....

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Clark Scholars mingle with foundation and university leadership

Nov. 30, 2018—Now a group of 20 students, the A. James Clark Scholars at the School of Engineering met recently with members of the foundation that endowed the program as well as top Vanderbilt officials. The Clark Scholars Program is the signature academic program of the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation. It emphasizes three key components—engineering excellence, business acumen...

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Clark Scholars dinner brings together students, visionary donor

Nov. 27, 2017—One by one, moving down the length of an elegantly set table, 10 freshmen engineering students who represent the first cohort of A. James Clark Scholars at Vanderbilt stood up and shared the excitement of being here and how they plan to give back to the world. Their audience included university leadership, engineering educators and,...

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Clark Charitable Foundation makes $15M gift to establish Clark Scholars Program at School of Engineering

Apr. 5, 2017—A. James Clark A visionary $15 million gift from the Clark Charitable Foundation to Vanderbilt University will establish the Clark Scholars Program at the School of Engineering. The program will enable talented undergraduate students to become engineering pioneers who reflect the character, passion and vision of A. James Clark. This fall will see the first...

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