• Vanderbilt University

    Meet Abbey Carlson, engineer, golfer, rocket builder and pilot

    The ability to play top-level golf would be enough for most college students. But it barely touches the surface of what drives Vanderbilt standout Abbey Carlson. Carlson, who recently earned an invitation into the Augusta National Women’s Amateur this April, is arguably America’s most interesting women’s golfer. She possesses a… Read More

    Feb. 1, 2020

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    Quah named winner of SEC’s McWhorter Award

    Biomedical and electrical engineering double major and Vanderbilt bowling senior Kris Quah is the recipient of the SEC’s H. Boyd McWhorter Award, which honors the outstanding female student-athlete in the conference. Vanderbilt bowling senior Kristin Quah has been named the recipient of the H. Boyd McWhorter Award, which is… Read More

    Apr. 30, 2019

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    ME senior and x-country Commodore takes on track, lab work and rocket design

    In the spring of 2017, Vanderbilt’s Sara Tsai suffered an Achilles injury during a routine workout. The injury would ultimately require surgery and force Tsai, a mechanical engineering senior, to miss her entire junior season as a distance runner at Vanderbilt. Tsai said that setback challenged her both emotionally and… Read More

    Oct. 26, 2018

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    Engineering students anchor 2017-18 NCAA championship bowling team

    Vanderbilt clinched the 2017-2018 NCAA Championship in April. Ariana Perez, a graduating chemical and biomolecular engineering major (front left), was one of four engineering students on the team. (Photo: Vanderbilt Athletics) It’s got math, physics, logic, precision and a nice slice of art. No surprise, then, that engineering students comprised… Read More

    May. 7, 2018

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    Alumni share experiences and advice at annual scholar athlete – ROTC dinner

    Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet and other school officials honored more than 40 undergraduate SEC athletes and ROTC members at a University Club dinner Monday. Say “Yes!” to opportunities outside your comfort zone. Shine your own star. Become comfortable with your ignorance. Chase excellence, not success. Hire people who are good… Read More

    Feb. 13, 2018

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    Civil rights pioneer, star Commodore, engineering alumnus Perry Wallace remembered

    Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69. “Vanderbilt, the sports world, and the entire country lost a civil rights icon today. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Perry Wallace, who through quiet strength and courage blazed… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2017

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    School recognizes students in athletics, Army and Navy ROTC

    About 50 engineering students who find time to play SEC varsity sports or participate in Army and Navy ROTC programs were recognized recently by Dean Philippe Fauchet at a dinner in their honor. When a former trial lawyer with the United State Department of Justice and the first African American… Read More

    Feb. 16, 2016

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    School recognizes its student athletes at special reception

    L-R – Ken Frampton, associate professor of the practice and director of undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering; Kane Jennings, professor and chair of chemical and biomolecular engineering; Joseph Hoffman, civil engineering junior, football; Dane Stubbs, chemical engineering sophomore, football; Marie Casares Rosa, civil engineering junior, tennis; and Hannah Martin, biomedical… Read More

    Feb. 5, 2014