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Dean Philippe Fauchet urges Congress to support engineering education and research

Feb. 17, 2023—Philippe Fauchet, the Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering at Vanderbilt University, met with members of Congress last week while in Washington, D.C., to emphasize the integral role that engineering research plays in strengthening the United States’ competitiveness and security. He urged members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation to continue to support this work by...

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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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Heidi Hall, celebrated writer and engineering research champion, dies at 49

Sep. 26, 2019—A communications leader and champion for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering, Heidi Nieland Hall, died September 25, 2019, in Nashville from metastatic colorectal cancer. She was 49. Hall, an honored reporter and editor for decades, left The Tennessean to join the engineering school communications team in August 2014. In 2017, she joined Vanderbilt’s Division of...

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