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See how this sophomore is helping build artificial blood vessels!

Feb. 11, 2015—VANDERBILT COMPUTER ENGINEERING MAJOR MATTHEW RICHARDSON LOVES ROBOTICS. “I kind of view this as my own robot in a way.” THIS UNDERGRAD IS COMBINING COMPUTER ENGINEERING ON A 3-D PRINTER WITH THE COMPLEX BIO-ENGINEERING OF THE BODY. TODAY HE’S BUILDING A VERSION OF ARTIFICIAL BLOOD VESSELS. “The 3D printed structures will primarily be used for...

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Student Skull Sessions in Peru

Feb. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt archeologist Tiffiny Tung leads students to Peru where they assist in groundbreaking research into the Wari culture, a society that existed over 1500 years ago. Tung is the recipient of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Cup.  The award is given annually for “the greatest contribution outside the classroom to undergraduate student-faculty relationships in the recent past.”

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Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees

Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.

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VUCast Extra: Giant engineering lab tests begin

Aug. 29, 2014—It's home for a giant helicopter, a Humvee and a wind tunnel. As Barb Cramer reports, this unique engineering lab is developing damage detection systems and finding other real-world solutions.

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Class of 2014: Lisa Koenig uses technology to build cultural exchange

Apr. 29, 2014—Lisa Koenig's passion for service inspired her to create a distance-tutoring program that teaches English to children in Pakistan.

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Class of 2014: Harvey Burrell is a cross-country crusader

Apr. 29, 2014—A last-minute decision to sign up for a film production class changed the trajectory of Harvey Burrell’s life.

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Class of 2014: Megan Piphus uses puppetry to entertain and mentor

Apr. 23, 2014—Megan Piphus dreams of stardom, but more importantly, success.

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Journey to Discovery: From Aspirnauts to the Class of 2014

Apr. 23, 2014—Watch the inspiring story of two members of the Class of 2014 and the science program that changed their lives. VUCast followed Cody Stothers and Domonique Bragg through the twists and turns each faced from high school to seniors at Vanderbilt.

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International Student Wins Video Contest

Apr. 22, 2014—Khairul Kamarulzaman, an Engineering student at Vanderbilt, won a video contest with his video that explores the beautiful landscape of America.

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Fossil Finds

Apr. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Molly Miller is used to searching for ancient clues deep in Antarctica.  Now Miller and her students are sharing their fossil-hunting skills a little closer to home.  

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Life-changing Internship

Feb. 11, 2014—A former Vanderbilt student dreamed of using business and economics to help the poorest people in the world help themselves. That student was micro-loan pioneer and nobel-prize winner Muhammad Yunus. Now another Vandy student is following this dream, as Amy Wolf reports.

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A Vanderbilt student produces amazing music from a student-run studio

Apr. 11, 2013—Arts and science student Branden Sanders had a vision when he came to Vanderbilt—to make recording great music more accessible and affordable. Now this Curb Scholar is making that dream a sweet-sounding reality.

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