Design As An Immersive Vanderbilt Experience

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    Maker class adapts to COVID-19, innovates at the Wond’ry

    In the COVID-19 era, finding creative ways to solve problems has become more important than ever, especially when it comes to hands-on learning. The director of making at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center, has adjusted his class on engineering and immersive design to help students create… Read More

    Oct. 26, 2020

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    Students tap engineering and empathy skills to help kids with special needs

    Inspired to make a child’s life better through engineering and design, students from Vanderbilt, occupational therapists and professional engineers worked for three days straight—with little sleep—to build inventions that would make life a little easier for a child with special physical needs. Seven teams from diverse backgrounds took part in… Read More

    Nov. 18, 2019

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    Inaugural DIVE Boot Camp immerses participants in human-centered design

    The inaugural DIVE Boot Camp brought undergraduate and graduate students, staff members and faculty to the Wond’ry March 25. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt) More than 40 students, staff and faculty gathered at the Wond’ry March 25 to learn about human-centered design and put it into practice through a series of… Read More

    Mar. 27, 2017

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    Engineering student’s design immersion proposal chosen for Vanderbilt’s QEP

    An exciting maker-style immersion experience will be open to all Vanderbilt students in fall 2017 thanks to a successful proposal co-authored by mechanical engineering sophomore Will Berger. Lori Troxel, associate professor of the practice of civil and environmental engineering and the proposal team chair, has been named… Read More

    Sep. 13, 2016

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    Troxel named director of Vanderbilt University DIVE initiative

    Lori A. Troxel, associate professor of the practice of civil and environmental engineering, has been named the Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) initiative director. In this role, Troxel will lead the creation and implementation of the DIVE program, which has been selected as Vanderbilt University’s… Read More

    Sep. 1, 2016