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Two engineering grads are 2018 alumni honorees

Jun. 5, 2018—Two engineering graduates are recipients of 2018 alumni awards. Kimberly Bryant, electrical engineering, BE’89, and Krista Donaldson, mechanical engineering, BE’95, will be honored by the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Oct. 11 during Reunion/Homecoming weekend. “The honorees include alumni who are recognized around the world for their professional achievements, their services to communities at home and abroad,...

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Top STEM scientists, educators, alums share struggles, wisdom

Mar. 24, 2017—Kimberly Bryant, a national leader in technology education, had no female professors in her four years as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt School of Engineering. Bryant earn her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1989 and then worked at international tech and pharmaceutical companies before founding Black Girls Code. She’s been recognized by Business Insider, The Root 100...

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Engineering school announces 2017 alumni honorees

Mar. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt engineering alumni Kimberly V. Bryant and Christopher J. Wiernicki are the newest members of the School of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Bryant will be inducted into the academy at a special event March 21 at Vanderbilt University. Wiernicki will be inducted at a special event March 28 in Houston. “Kimberly and Chris are...

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Getting to the root of STEM challenges: Vanderbilt’s Women in STEM day is March 21

Mar. 3, 2017—Author who shed light on ‘hidden’ women in science to headline event Rachel Swaby wrote a book about 52 women who persisted despite obstacles to become scientists that changed history because the author wanted better profiles of women in science, technology, engineering and math professions. “If we all talk about women’s contributions to STEM fields...

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Kimberly Bryant named one of 26 most powerful female engineers in 2016

Mar. 9, 2016—Kimberly Bryant, BE’89, founder of Black Girls Code, a nonprofit focused on teaching girls 6 to 17 programming skills, has been recognized by Business Insider as one of the 26 most powerful female engineers in 2016. The magazine listed Bryant at No. 17. Bryant was the keynote speaker for the School of Engineering’s E-Week in...

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VUSE news roundup

Mar. 28, 2014—March 26, 2014 CNN.com: Ten visionary women School of Engineering alumna Kimberly Bryant used her experience at Vanderbilt to develop a computer science curriculum specifically aimed at girls of color. March 20, 2014 History Today: The new drones club A Vanderbilt University team has developed mapping drones that work with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software in a...

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VUSE news roundup

Feb. 21, 2014—February 21, 2014 Futurity: Baby hearts need rhythm to grow the right way A Vanderbilt research team has taken an important step toward the goal of growing replacement heart valves from a patient’s own cells. The team determined that the mechanical forces generated by the rhythmic expansion and contraction of cardiac muscle cells play an...

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Black Girls Code founder’s keynote address is highlight of 2014 E-Week activities

Feb. 5, 2014—Vanderbilt engineering students will showcase their ingenuity through a series of challenging – but fun – competitions and events celebrating National Engineers Week Feb. 16-22. In addition to spotlighting the engineering profession, competitions and activities are designed to reach out to current and future generations of engineering talent. See the School of Engineering’s E-Week schedule...

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