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‘Diversity and Inclusion’

Class of 2018 Profile: Elizabeth Lee, ME major, explores identity through web comic

May. 1, 2018—Elizabeth Lee identifies as many things. She’s a mechanical engineering major, a proud Asian American, and a woman working in the STEM fields. To give a clearer voice to these identities, Lee created a web comic called “Existing Quietly, Living Loudly.” She develops the concepts, draws the panels and writes the dialogue and captions based on her real-life...

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1st Academic Pathways cohort includes future engineering professors

Oct. 30, 2017—The first cohort of Academic Pathways postdoctoral fellows. L-R: Monica Ridgeway, Lillian Brady, Rashanique Quarels, Diego Mesa, Joy Garnett, Kyndra Cleveland, Dean Stolworthy (Vanderbilt University) Over the past few months, seven outstanding Ph.D.’s from around the country have come to Vanderbilt to pursue postdoctoral training with an eye toward academic careers. They’re the first cohort...

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Robinson gets EDI seed grant to survey black faculty in engineering, computer science

May. 9, 2017—Twenty-nine projects have been selected to receive seed grants to support pilot research or developmental projects on equity, diversity and inclusion. The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion awarded the grants, with support from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente. William Robinson, associate professor of electrical...

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