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Two-time NBA champion Damian Jones graduates with Vanderbilt engineering degree

May. 19, 2022—Compiled from KINGS NEWS, By Marina Drab Sacramento Kings center Damian Jones is the latest in the NBA brotherhood to graduate from college, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering this past weekend. ⚓️ Special graduation shoutout to @dameology‼️ The NBA hooper walked across the stage and secured his Vandy diploma today....

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Portion of 25th Avenue South to be renamed ‘Perry Wallace Way’ in honor of civil rights trailblazer, distinguished engineering alumnus

Aug. 21, 2019—Perry Wallace (Vanderbilt University) The portion of 25th Avenue South in front of Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium will be ceremonially renamed “Perry Wallace Way” in memory of the trailblazing Vanderbilt student-athlete who integrated SEC varsity basketball in 1967. Wallace passed away on Dec. 1, 2017. The university worked with Metro Councilwoman Burkley Allen on renaming the...

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Solar technology entrepreneur to deliver engineering school’s Chambers Lecture

Oct. 13, 2016—A highly-recognized solar energy leader who is developing transparent films that, when applied to any piece of glass or plastic, absorbs light and converts it to electricity, will deliver the School of Engineering’s Chambers Family Entrepreneurial Lectureship Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Miles Barr is founder and CEO of Ubiquitous Energy, a Silicon Valley technology company...

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