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ASCE team wins 3 contests at civil engineering conference

Mar. 27, 2017—In a cornhole tournament, 1/16th of an inch can make all the difference. Especially when the board is made of concrete and the players take their game seriously. The Vanderbilt chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) handily won the concrete cornhole challenge at 2017 ASCE Southeast Student Conference, hosted recently by Florida...

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Inaugural DIVE Boot Camp immerses participants in human-centered design

Mar. 27, 2017—The inaugural DIVE Boot Camp brought undergraduate and graduate students, staff members and faculty to the Wond’ry March 25. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) More than 40 students, staff and faculty gathered at the Wond’ry March 25 to learn about human-centered design and put it into practice through a series of exercises. The half-day event was the inaugural...

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Engineering student’s design immersion proposal chosen for Vanderbilt’s QEP

Sep. 13, 2016—An exciting maker-style immersion experience will be open to all Vanderbilt students in fall 2017 thanks to a successful proposal co-authored by mechanical engineering sophomore Will Berger. Lori Troxel, associate professor of the practice of civil and environmental engineering and the proposal team chair, has been named the initiative’s director. Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt...

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Troxel wins Sarratt Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching

Apr. 1, 2016—Lori Troxel, associate professor of the practice of civil and environmental engineering, received the Madison Sarratt Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Spring Faculty Assembly. Troxel and five others were recognized during the March 31 faculty assembly in Langford Auditorium. Also honored were Lorraine Lopez, Velma McBride Murry,...

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School of Engineering rewards exemplary faculty, staff service

May. 7, 2013—The School of Engineering recognized faculty and staff members for their exemplary research, teaching, and professional service during the 2013 academic year. Dean Philippe Fauchet presented the annual awards during a reception May 7 in Featheringill Hall. The Edward J. White Engineering Faculty Award for Excellence in Service was presented to Joel Barnett, associate professor...

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