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‘Vanderbilt Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society’

Engineering students’ ideas take off after marathon 3 Day Startup session

Nov. 17, 2014—On Friday afternoon, the five teams of students had a lot of amorphous ideas. By Sunday night, they had potential companies. That’s the idea behind 3 Day Startup, an international nonprofit that sends representatives with a proven curriculum to campuses to run weekend entrepreneurial camps. It’s a brutal marathon that includes killing off bad ideas...

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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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