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‘Technology Entrepreneurship Task Force’

Students must stay to better workforce

Aug. 9, 2013—This column by Douglas C. Schmidt, professor of computer science, and Philippe Fauchet, dean of the School of Engineering, appeared in the Tennessean Aug. 6, 2013. Nashville is becoming known as much for its entrepreneurial and innovation endeavors as for its music. Catch the creative vibe from a quick tour of the downtown space that’s...

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Seeds for VINES planted halfway around the world

Jun. 5, 2013—Not surprisingly, the seeds for the Vanderbilt Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society (VINES) originally were sown by a student in a classroom. What may be surprising is that founder and president Benjamin Draffin was a computer engineering sophomore and the course he was taking was more than 8,000 miles away from the Vanderbilt campus. VINES is...

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