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Autism & Innovation center established to help people with ASD find meaningful work

Oct. 12, 2017—Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Autism & Innovation.

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Vanderbilt is No. 10 in Thomson Reuters’ ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’

Sep. 28, 2017—The ranking is based on a number of indicators, including patent filings and research paper citations.

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Vanderbilt ranked 20th among world’s 100 most innovative universities

Jan. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt ranked 20th in the second annual Reuters Top 100, which aims to identify the institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy.

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Take a look inside the Wond’ry

Nov. 10, 2016—Students, faculty, staff, and business and community members filled the Wond'ry Nov. 9 at an open house featuring tours, makerspace demonstrations and more. See a video of the event.

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Over 350 college students team up for weekend of hacking Nov. 11-13 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 8, 2016—Students from Vanderbilt and schools such as Purdue, Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois will work around the clock during VandyHacks, a hackathon, or invention marathon, Nov. 11-13.

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Vanderbilt’s Wond’ry hosts grand opening

Nov. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt's new cross-disciplinary innovation space will host an open house on Nov. 9, which will feature virtual reality experiences and maker space demonstrations.

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Nearly 300 college students team up for weekend of hacking Oct. 2-4

Oct. 1, 2015—Nearly 300 student hackers from Vanderbilt University and other locales will showcase the results of an intense weekend of hacking at an expo at Vanderbilt Oct. 4.

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Innovation program begins at Vanderbilt Law School

Feb. 4, 2015—The Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School has been started to prepare students for 21st-century legal practice.

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PREDICT program lands informatics innovation award

Feb. 6, 2014—Healthcare Informatics Magazine has awarded Vanderbilt University Medical Center third place in its 2014 Innovator Awards.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt innovation guru joins online learning revolution

Oct. 22, 2012—David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at Owen Graduate School of Management, will teach a strategic innovation course as part of Vanderbilt’s first online Coursera offerings.

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Ten ways to rescue research universities

Jul. 19, 2012—According to economic studies, somewhere between 30 to 50 percent of the United States’ current gross national product is based on products and technologies that have their origin in the nation’s research laboratories.

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Vanderbilt and affiliates receive $18.8 million HHS innovation award

Jun. 18, 2012—The Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is one of the largest federal research grants awarded to VUMC investigators. The funding will support the implementation and evaluation of MyHealthTeam, a model of team-based care that couples collaborative health care teams with health information technology in order to improve control of chronic conditions.

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