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Dean Fauchet recognizes outstanding 2021 engineering graduates

May. 12, 2021—Philippe Fauchet, Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean of Engineering, has announced outstanding 2021 engineering graduates, school and department award recipients. A video is here. Samantha Avery Speer of Westlake Village, California, is Founder’s Medalist for the School of Engineering. She is graduating with a bachelor of science degree as a double major in computer science and mathematics...

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Founder’s Medal recipient chooses MIT over Microsoft

May. 10, 2013—The number of graduating college seniors who get lucrative offers to work for Microsoft and turn them down has to be small, but Curtis Northcutt is part of that select group. The Vanderbilt senior has decided to take his computer science degree to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall and follow a path...

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