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Engineering senior represents Vanderbilt in the Jeopardy! National College Championship airing now on ABC

Feb. 11, 2022—Sam Blum faces MIT and UVA contestants in quarterfinals Wednesday, Feb. 16 This Vanderbilt senior has struck Jeopardy! gold two times. Who is Sam Blum? Correct question! Sam is an engineering science major who won two free tickets to a taping of Jeopardy! as a high school senior in Aventura, Florida. “My father and I flew...

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ChBE research assistant has ‘a good run,’ wins 4 Jeopardy! shows

Dec. 13, 2017—What was a week’s worth of Jeopardy! episodes for the viewing public in fact took place over one, long, grueling day. Kyle Becker, a School of Engineering research assistant, won his first match, then the second, then the third – all before lunch. A 20-minute break between tapings allowed for changing clothes and fixing makeup....

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‘Jeopardy!’ appearance fulfills longtime dream of ChBE research assistant

Nov. 30, 2017—Kyle Becker will appear on “Jeopardy!” beginning Dec. 4. (submitted photo) Kyle Becker started watching Jeopardy! in middle school, shouting out questions to the TV and dreaming of the day he’d be hitting that buzzer for real. The Vanderbilt University alumnus and research assistant finally got his shot in a Culver City, California, studio earlier...

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