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Vanderbilt, Trilogy Education to launch first Coding Boot Camp

Sep. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Trilogy Education have announced the launch of the Vanderbilt Coding Boot Camp, an intensive web development program geared toward adult learners and working professionals in Nashville. Developed in partnership with the Owen Graduate School of Management and the School of Engineering, the Vanderbilt Coding Boot Camp teaches the front-end and back-end skills...

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Data Science Institute hosts ‘Visual Trumpery’ seminar and workshop

Sep. 9, 2018—Alberto Cairo (Wikipedia) The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute will host Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, for a seminar on Thursday, Sept. 20, and a workshop on Friday, Sept. 21, in Wilson Hall, Room 103. Cairo is bringing his “Visual Trumpery” national tour to Vanderbilt to discuss misleading graphics...

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New TIPs efforts in geospatial research and heritage preservation tap engineering faculty

May. 30, 2018—Engineering faculty members will play key roles in two new university-wide interdisciplinary initiatives as well as help develop a Vanderbilt University institute of data science. The efforts are among the newest round of grants made through the $50 million Trans-Institutional Programs initiative, now in its fourth year. In all, seven interdisciplinary projects involving more than...

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Computer science professors school their peers on the blockchain

Nov. 30, 2017—As the price of Bitcoin hits exospheric heights, civilians who don’t talk in code want to better understand the cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology on which it is built. That’s true even for tech-savvy engineering professors and their students – an inherently tough audience. What source is trustworthy? Where can I get facts without the...

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Three engineering faculty named to big data and data science working group

Aug. 18, 2017—Three School of Engineering professors will join colleagues from across Vanderbilt University and the Medical School in analyzing the directions for new university big data and data science initiatives. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente named the 20-member Data Science Visions Working Group this week. Joining the group are: Hiba Baroud, Littlejohn Dean...

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Six engineering faculty named to endowed chairs

May. 8, 2017—Six engineering faculty members have been named to endowed chairs, including five who now hold Cornelius Vanderbilt posts. “The School is fortunate to have exceptional faculty doing extraordinary work and it is fitting that they are recognized with an appointment as a named professor,” said Dean Philippe Fauchet. “This support complements the University’s efforts to...

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Engineering professors offer a free Senior Day seminar

May. 1, 2017—Computer science professors Doug Schmidt and Jules White will offer a free seminar as part of a slate of 2017 Commencement activities. The topic – Tackling Big Questions with Mobile Cloud Computing – is from their University Course offered during the 2016-17 academic year. There will be an open Q&A session for the last 15...

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Student team develops mobile app for Legal Aid

Feb. 21, 2017—Written by Vanderbilt University junior Economics major Sasha Pines The introduction of project-based University Courses at The Wond’ry will completely revolutionize the way we learn at Vanderbilt, as experiential learning is simply the best model for job training. Technology projects are inherently interdisciplinary, requiring clear communication and organized initiative. Students are granted the opportunity to...

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