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‘Vanderbilt Society of Women Engineers’

Girl Scout visit to Vanderbilt on Saturday boosts engineering as career option

Oct. 4, 2015—Thirty-nine Girl Scouts from around the Nashville area collected Engineering Day patches on Saturday at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. The inaugural event featured seven stations that covered environmental, nuclear, mechanical, civil, biomedical and chemical engineering and electrical engineering/computer science. At each station, 25 graduate and undergraduate students led the girls through a simple exercise...

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Marty Nord, former professor and faculty adviser, dies

Jul. 30, 2015—Marty Nord Martha Andrews “Marty” Nord, a longtime communications professor at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management and former director of the Vanderbilt Women in Engineering Program, died July 28 in Nashville. She was 73. Nord joined the management school’s faculty in 1978 after receiving her Ph.D. in English from Vanderbilt. At Owen, she taught...

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