Study finds that proactive home buyouts provide financial benefits, reduce flood damage, and protect homeowners
Jun. 16, 2020—Analysis by civil and environmental engineer Janey Camp shows that proactive home buyout programs can mitigate flood damage and protect communities better than damage reduction programs.
Oct. 26, 2017—Chelsea Peters, a Ph.D. student in environmental engineering, recently returned from giving out 500 copies of her book to children in Bangladesh.
Aug. 12, 2016—Eight entering engineering graduate students have received research fellowships from the National Science Foundation, as did two Vanderbilt engineering undergraduate students who are pursuing their graduate studies elsewhere.
May. 25, 2016—The "People's Guide to Nashville," an album of children's music with prosocial messaging, and the inaugural Accessibility Map-a-Thon at Vanderbilt are among projects created and implemented by the 2015-16 Curb Center Public Scholars.
Oct. 1, 2015—Area Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their “Engineering Day” patches at an event hosted by Vanderbilt University engineering students on Saturday, Oct. 3.
Feb. 19, 2015—Vanderbilt environmental engineering graduate student Thushara Gunda returned to her native Sri Lanka to learn how South Asian rice farmers can adapt to drought and grow the highest yields possible.
Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt students explored the opportunities and challenges of setting policy on federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math during a two-day immersion event last week in Washington, D.C.