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Vanderbilt partners with NSF’s E4USA to bring engineering to Tennessee high schools

Jun. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt one of 5 U.S. universities to initiate program; 4 state high schools to join next year Engineering for US All, a national initiative to bring engineering courses to high school students, is expanding its reach for the 2020-2021 academic year. E4USA, supported by a National Science Foundation grant, will quintuple its impact with 27...

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Julianne Vernon named engineering school’s interim associate dean for academic success

Jun. 4, 2020—Julianne Vernon has been appointed interim associate dean for academic success in the Vanderbilt School of Engineering by Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering. She fills a role previously held by William H. Robinson, who has been appointed the university’s vice provost for academic advancement and executive director of the Provost’s Office...

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Federal support crucial to engineering research, Fauchet tells U.S. Congressional staffs

Feb. 14, 2020—United States competitiveness, workforce development and university partnerships were topics of interest for Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering, and members and staff of the Tennessee congressional delegation earlier this month in Washington, D.C. Fauchet also emphasized the crucial need for continued across-the-board federal support for engineering education and research – in...

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Vanderbilt to evaluate NSF-funded, high school engineering curriculum

Oct. 4, 2018—Vanderbilt University is charged with evaluating a new, National Science Foundation-funded course for high school students on engineering principles and design. The $4 million pilot program, entitled Engineering For US All (E4USA), will test the effectiveness of a standardized educational curriculum across multiple states. The course is intended to lead to an eventual pathway for high...

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Campus ASCE chapter invites Hillsboro students to ‘Dream Big’

Dec. 6, 2017—Engineers have made possible incredible achievements – from Shanghai Tower to solar cars, from an ancient rope bridge to underwater robots, from the Great Wall of China to smart cities. The common denominator is not math or science. It’s imagination. That’s the message the Vanderbilt ASCE Chapter shared with more than 60 Hillsboro High School...

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Study to examine how female engineering faculty persist despite barriers

Oct. 15, 2015—Ebony McGee (Vanderbilt) Understanding the ways in which women persist in the face of barriers in engineering will be the focus of a collaborative study by education researchers at Vanderbilt and Purdue universities. The three-year study, “Why We Persist: An Intersectional Study to Characterize and Examine the Experiences of Women Tenure-Track Faculty in Engineering,” is...

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Dean Galloway meets with Sen. Bob Corker to discuss governmental support for engineering education

Feb. 27, 2008—VUSE Dean Kenneth Galloway, joined by engineering students and deans from across the state, met with Senator Bob Corker in his Washington, D.C., office on February 27 to discuss the future of engineering education in Tennessee. Among the topics of discussion was government funding of university engineering programs. Front row, from left to right: Dr....

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