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Student vs. faculty trivia challenge marks E-Week

Feb. 22, 2021—With COVID-19 protocols, Engineering Week 2021 looks different from prior years but retains its signature combination of events for fun, enlightenment and career planning. The lineup features trivia contests, gear giveaways, public school outreach, game nights and more. Undergraduate engineering students started the week Monday by getting new professional photos taken and getting career-building ideas...

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Creativity, curiosity, community on display during E-Week 2018

Feb. 25, 2018—New events, student organizations, and challenges highlighted E-Week 2018, a lineup designed to spark interest in engineering and remind students what got them excited about studying engineering in the first place. The Engineering Council, which pulls the week together each year, added daily scavenger hunts with prizes on Snapchat. Themed Entertainment Association at Vanderbilt, a new...

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Alum Morris Morgan’s lecture caps Engineering Day slate of learning and fun

Nov. 6, 2015—A couple of memorable laboratory disasters, a few disappointing test scores, and Morris Morgan III began to question whether he’d ever really become a chemical engineer. He and eight other African-American students enrolled in Vanderbilt in 1965, all of them from the segregated South and all of them feeling immense pressure to succeed. Morgan was...

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