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Author: Jennifer Johnston

VUIT Tech Hub pilot expands to medical center, Central Library

Jun. 23, 2014—VUIT's Tech Hub, which offers walk-up technical support, is scheduled for additional pilot sessions this summer at the university and medical center.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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Vanderbilt hosts national Green Dot training

May. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt hosted a Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy instructor certification training, drawing 44 participants.

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Box content sharing service increases mobility for collaboration

May. 16, 2014—More than 1,450 campus users have logged on to Vanderbilt's enterprise version of Box, a secure content sharing and collaboration service, and accessed 755GB of aggregate storage since the tool's launch last month.

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Pre-K ‘best practices’ goal of PRI, MNPS team

May. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Peabody Research Institute will collaborate with Metro Schools’ newly appointed director of early learning innovation, Lisa Wiltshire, to create and document a preschool curriculum rooted in play, experimentation and discovery.

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School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt graduates new class

May. 14, 2014—Among those graduating May 10 from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is Hume-Fogg High School valedictorian Chelsea Guo.

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HOD senior project award winners address Common Core, corporate diversity

May. 8, 2014—Evaluating a student’s written work against Common Core State Standards will be made easier for teachers at Nashville Prep charter school thanks to a toolkit created by 2014 graduate Lisa Koenig, who was named winner of the 2014 Senior Project IMPACT Award.

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VSVS celebrates 20 years of making middle school science exciting

May. 6, 2014—For Class of 2014 graduate Leandra Fernandez, one of the “most fulfilling and meaningful” aspects of her time at Vanderbilt was serving as a member of Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science.

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VUIT launches Tech Hub pilot for walk-up support

Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt IT is piloting a new service called the Tech Hub, modeled after Apple’s Genius Bar, designed to provide walk-up tech support for Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty.

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Pen pal project unites graduate, middle school students

Apr. 17, 2014—More than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School met the Vanderbilt graduate student pen pals with whom they have been corresponding and were treated to a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities on April 16.

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With summer approaching, make children’s camp plans now

Mar. 18, 2014—Daffodils are blooming, redbud trees are bursting with pink blooms, and an adventurous few have broken out the Bermuda shorts. All are portents of spring but also signs that it’s time for parents of school-aged children to organize summer plans.

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Neon projects elite aura for amateur athletes

Nov. 13, 2013—Bright-colored products and brands do more than just draw attention. They allow people to signal a personal identity that aligns them with elite athletes, explains Vanderbilt marketing professor Jennifer Escalas.

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