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Meet Abbey Carlson, engineer, golfer, rocket builder and pilot

Feb. 1, 2020—The ability to play top-level golf would be enough for most college students. But it barely touches the surface of what drives Vanderbilt standout Abbey Carlson. Carlson, who recently earned an invitation into the Augusta National Women’s Amateur this April, is arguably America’s most interesting women’s golfer. She possesses a truly remarkable resume. On the...

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Engineering students anchor 2017-18 NCAA championship bowling team

May. 7, 2018—It’s got math, physics, logic, precision and a nice slice of art. No surprise, then, that engineering students comprised more than a third of the 11-person roster on Vanderbilt’s 2017-18 NCAA Champion bowling team. The team clinched the title in April, its second national championship since Head Coach John Williamson started the program in 2004-05. Just...

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Engineering major on NCAA Championship tennis team offers advice for sport, life

Feb. 18, 2016—Maggie Leavell started at Vanderbilt University as a tennis player on an underdog team, going into every match with something to prove. Today, she’s on the 2015 NCAA Championship team, and in some ways, that’s even tougher. “It’s so very surreal,” said Leavell (ES’16). “But it’s something we’ve done a good job of handling. There...

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