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University Continuity Working Group includes six from engineering school

Apr. 22, 2020—A new working group to focus on continuity strategies for the university will include six members of the School of Engineering.  Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced the launch of the University Continuity Working Group today. The group will advise university leadership by providing feedback and recommendations that allow the university to continue...

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Dean Paschal helps collect medical supplies locally to help fight pandemic

Mar. 31, 2020—Cynthia Paschal, Vanderbilt senior associate dean for undergraduate education and a biomedical engineering professor, volunteered March 29 at a Nashville drive to collect personal protective equipment for medical workers to use when treating coronavirus patients. The Project C.U.R.E. Nashville event at Nissan Stadium was promoted by the Tennessee Titans, and was reported by The Tennessean....

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BME class repairs medical equipment at 3 hospitals in Guatemala

Mar. 25, 2020—For a class of biomedical engineering undergraduates spring break was about frayed wires, disconnected connectors and malfunctioning monitors rather than sun, sand and surf. A dozen students spent the week in Guatemala repairing medical equipment at hospitals as part of a service learning class taught by Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education Cynthia Paschal, associate...

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Paschal embraces two new roles, including ‘conductor of movement’ at Commencement

Apr. 4, 2019—For Cynthia B. Paschal, this academic year has been one of her busiest—assuming two major leadership roles on campus—but it’s also been one of her most rewarding. In January, Paschal became senior associate dean for undergraduate education in the School of Engineering. Her wide range of responsibilities includes welcoming new students, overseeing academic operations to...

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Fauchet announces new roles, responsibilities in dean’s office

Aug. 28, 2018—Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of the School of Engineering, has announced a new structure for his office with a number of colleagues taking on new roles and responsibilities. “These decisions reflect thoughtful review of our goals, especially our plans for strategic initiatives and growth, and more effective use of the school’s tremendous...

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Company co-founded by BME alumnus launches design platform for custom fit products

Jun. 11, 2018—When it began, Standard Cyborg set out to make design of custom-fabricated orthotics and prosthetics easier and quicker – especially in parts of the world with limited medical resources, where the needs are often the highest. Cofounders Garrett Spiegel, BE ‘10, and Jeffrey Huber, a serial entrepreneur, did just that. Standard Cyborg’s software is used...

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Q&A with Engineering’s Cynthia B. Paschal, Vanderbilt’s next university marshal

Jun. 7, 2018—Cynthia B. Paschal, associate dean of the School of Engineering, associate professor of biomedical engineering and of radiology and radiological sciences, has been appointed the next university marshal, the first woman at Vanderbilt to assume the role. The title of marshal has its roots in European higher education and was typically given to the individual...

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BME students repair medical devices at Guatemala hospitals during spring break

Mar. 19, 2018—An anesthesia vaporizer that doesn’t deliver enough anesthesia; a rattling infant incubator with a tilted impeller; an infusion pump stuck in permanent “hold” mode; and a room filled with hundreds of medical devices needing attention are not typical spring break fare for university students. But this wasn’t a typical spring break trip. A dozen Vanderbilt...

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