Lori Troxel

  • Vanderbilt University

    66 Vanderbilt faculty grants empower student innovation through immersion

    Sixty-six faculty members across seven schools and colleges received Provost’s Faculty Grants for Culminating Projects in Immersion, up 50 percent from the program’s inaugural year in 2023. The goal of the grants is to empower undergraduate students through immersive and impactful learning opportunities that take them from the studio to the lab, to an internship, to service learning in the Nashville community and beyond. Read More

    Apr 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering group goes to Israel to study water recycling leader’s operations, research

    Vanderbilt engineering professors and students will spend their 2023 spring break in Israel to learn about the country’s water recycling programs and bring those lessons back to share with Sterling Ranch, a 21st century sustainable city south of Denver, Colorado. Read More

    Mar 9, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt chapter adviser, student leaders win 2021 ASCE awards

    Professor Lori Troxel has received the 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers’ Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. Lexi Revis, BE’21, received a 2021 ASCE Student Leadership Award, and senior Michael Roman is a second-place winner of the 2021 national Daniel W. Mead Student Contest. Read More

    Oct 7, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    New series of classes highlights diverse disciplines, with Vanderbilt at the core

    A series of trans-institutional courses designed through the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities is using Vanderbilt’s campus as a living lab, giving students—future historians, architects, archaeologists, curators and engineers among them—unique hands-on experiences. Read More

    Jan 29, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Lori Troxel awarded 2020 Chancellor’s Cup

    The School of Engineering’s Lori Troxel was awarded the 2020 Chancellor’s Cup by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier in a surprise presentation at her Civil Engineering Design class on Nov. 9. Read More

    Nov 11, 2020

  • On Deck: The newly redesigned Fleming Yard

    On Deck: The newly redesigned Fleming Yard

    The newly redesigned Fleming Yard, located between Alumni Lawn and Sarratt Student Center, greeted students, faculty and staff as they returned to campus in August for the start of the academic year. Read More

    Nov 7, 2019

  • The redesign of Fleming Yard was a collaborative effort among students, faculty and administrators from the Division of Administration. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt)

    Community collaboration leads to redesigned Fleming Yard

    The reimagination of Fleming Yard, an outdoor space located between Sarratt Student Center and Alumni Lawn, was the culmination of collaborative efforts among students, faculty and administrators from the Division of Administration. Read More

    Sep 11, 2019

  • The inaugural DIVE Boot Camp brought undergraduate and graduate students, staff members and faculty to the Wond'ry March 25. (Susan Urmy/Vanderbilt)

    Inaugural DIVE Boot Camp immerses participants in human-centered design

    More than 40 students, staff and faculty gathered at the Wond’ry March 25 to learn about human-centered design and put it into practice through a series of exercises. The half-day event was the inaugural DIVE Boot Camp, one of several opportunities for members of the Vanderbilt community to participate in Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Read More

    Mar 27, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    New DIVE website launched

    The Office of the Provost has launched a new website and video to promote and share information about Vanderbilt’s Quality Enhancement Plan: Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, or DIVE. Read More

    Feb 20, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Troxel named director of Vanderbilt University DIVE initiative

    Associate Professor of the Practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lori A. Troxel will lead the creation and implementation of the Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) program, which has been selected as Vanderbilt University’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Read More

    Sep 1, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Provost announces Immersion Vanderbilt Quality Enhancement Plan

    Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today the selection of Vanderbilt University’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) is intended to advance student learning and will be assessed for five years as a component of Vanderbilt’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Read More

    May 12, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Eight Vanderbilt researchers named ‘Inspiring Women in STEM’

    The award honors highly accomplished women working in science, technology, engineering or mathematics who have made a positive impact on the trajectories of other women thinking about or newly embarking on STEM careers. Read More

    Aug 17, 2015