• Adams, Chang honored for teaching, mentoring at Spring Assembly

    Adams, Chang honored for teaching, mentoring at Spring Assembly

    Douglas Adams and Catie Chang are among 10 Vanderbilt faculty members who received 2024 Spring Faculty Awards at the Spring Faculty Assembly April 11. Recipients were recognized for their significant impact through scholarship, research, creative expression, service, teaching or mentoring. Adams received the Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professor Award. Read More

    Apr. 15, 2024

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    How mentoring makes a vital impact on scientific progress

    Professor Audrey Bowden by Lucas Johnson There was a time when Audrey Bowden, Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow and associate professor of biomedical and electrical engineering, questioned whether to pursue a doctorate. The desire was there, she just needed some guidance. “Nobody in my family had a… Read More

    Oct. 25, 2023

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    Somtochukwu Dimobi Okoye, BE’19, creates allyships to help others realize their potential

    By Amy Wolf When Somto Dimobi Okoye, BE’19, was growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, her mother would open their home to people who needed help—instilling a philosophy of building strength and community through a tightly woven support system. “Even if we had one piece of chicken, she’d cut that chicken… Read More

    Mar. 3, 2023

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    PhD student mentors undergrads on week-long STEMSEAS expedition

    Shipboard program open to all undergraduate majors As a Vanderbilt undergraduate, Miguel Moravec took part in a research cruise that used multibeam sonar to map areas of the Queen Charlotte Fault off the Southeast Alaskan coast. He and other students also visited Exit Glacier Park and saw first-hand how fast… Read More

    Jan. 24, 2022

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    Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Lori Troxel awarded 2020 Chancellor’s Cup

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier presents an engraved pewter cup and silver bowl to 2020 Chancellor’s Cup recipient Lori Troxel. (John Russell/Vanderbilt University) The School of Engineering’s Lori Troxel, who is dedicated to empowering her students’ career success while they contribute to the betterment of their communities, has been awarded the 2020… Read More

    Nov. 11, 2020