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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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David Owens second guest on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Feb. 20, 2017—A leading thinker on innovation and creativity who was the first faculty member to teach at the Wond’ry sits down for a wide-ranging discussion with Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on the second episode of The Zeppos Report podcast. The Zeppos Report features Vanderbilt faculty, students, staff and alumni as well as other engaging...

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Surgery and engineering initiative becomes institute

Sep. 10, 2015—  (Vanderbilt University) VISE is keeping its acronym but changing its name. The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering will become the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering. The promotion from a three-year trial program to an established institute is the consequence of a Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award from the University’s $50 million Trans-Institutional Program, which...

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Ten cross-disciplinary projects with engineering collaborators win TIPs funding

Jun. 23, 2015—Ten of 17 cross-disciplinary projects selected for the initial set of awards from Vanderbilt’s new Trans-Institutional Program (TIPs) initiative include 23 School of Engineering collaborators. “These projects represent a broad range of research and teaching, and I’m happy so many engineers are working in such varied fields. Forging connections and building even more collaborative networks...

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Blast signals excavation at site of new Engineering and Science Building

Sep. 25, 2014—The university marked a milestone September 17 when blasting began at the construction site for its new seven-story 230,000-square-foot Engineering and Science Building. Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet was on hand to mark the occasion with bullhorn in hand, and he declared, “Let’s open the site.” After Fauchet’s 3-2-1 countdown, the blast foreman detonated the explosives,...

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First all-Vanderbilt undergraduate research fair and poster session Sept. 1

Aug. 13, 2014—  Eunice Jun and Edward Fischer’s collaboration on the viability of a malnutrition supplement in Guatemala was made possible through the Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program. (Lauren Holland / Vanderbilt) Monday, Sept. 1, 2014  4–5:30 p.m. Student Life Center As an initiative of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Honor Scholarships and...

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