STEM Education

  • Vanderbilt University

    The Wond’ry collaborates with IBM to equip learners for STEM-related careers

    The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s innovation center, is working with IBM to equip Vanderbilt community members with no-cost STEM education and career readiness resources through IBM SkillsBuild, a no-cost education program focused on underrepresented communities, that helps develop valuable new skills and equitable access to career opportunities in technology fields. As… Read More

    Feb. 17, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    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

  • Vanderbilt University

    Hazard education curriculum developed for future community leaders

    As secondary educators plan their fall course material, they will have access to new, online-friendly teaching materials focused on risk education. Their development has been lead by Janey Camp, associate research professor of civil and environmental engineering, as one component of a national disaster resilience competition. “Whether you realize it or… Read More

    Jun. 19, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Women of VISE engage Whitsitt Elementary students in optics and ultrasound basics

    Members of Women of VISE, including Professor Catie Chang and Sarah Goodale, a BME graduate student, take lessons on the brain, optics, ultrasound and cancer treatments in a STEM outreach day at Whitsitt Elementary School in Nashville. Gummy bears, laser pointers, slinky toys and gooey, stretchy hands illustrated basics in… Read More

    Feb. 24, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Fauchet advocates for STEM education and federal research support

    Left to right: Interim Dean Mark Dean (UT-Knoxville), Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN05), Dean Richard Sweigard (University of Memphis) and Dean Philippe Fauchet (Vanderbilt). By Heather Bloemhard School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet, who holds the Bruce and Bridgitt Evans Dean’s Chair in Engineering, was in Washington, D.C.,… Read More

    Feb. 11, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt to evaluate NSF-funded, high school engineering curriculum

    Vanderbilt University is charged with evaluating a new, National Science Foundation-funded course for high school students on engineering principles and design. The $4 million pilot program, entitled Engineering For US All (E4USA), will test the effectiveness of a standardized educational curriculum across multiple states. The course is… Read More

    Oct. 4, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Stacy Klein-Gardner is named ASEE Fellow

    Stacy Klein-Gardner, adjoint associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been selected as a member of the Academy of Fellows of the American Society for Engineering Education. Klein-Gardner’s fellow status will be conferred June 27, 2018, at the ASEE Annual Conference banquet in Salt Lake City. Klein-Gardner At Vanderbilt, she has… Read More

    Jun. 12, 2018