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Rocketeers claim sixth NASA championship with novel UAV search and deploy mission

May. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Aerospace Design Laboratory again earned top honors in NASA’s 2019 National Student Launch Competition, the Space Agency announced today. This is the lab’s sixth national championship, winning the top spot in the last seven years: 2019-2018 and 2016-2013. “The 2019 project has been one of our most complex experiments to date. The challenges—both imposed...

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Three Commodore coaches reflect on winning national titles

Nov. 26, 2018—What does it take to win a national championship? Three head coaches at Vanderbilt—Bowling's John Williamson, Baseball's Tim Corbin and Women's Tennis' Geoff Macdonald—can answer that question from firsthand experience.

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Hawkins Field outfitted with energy-saving LED lights

Apr. 28, 2016—Hawkins Field, home of Vanderbilt’s national championship baseball team, has replaced all existing High-Intensity Discharge (HID) fixtures on the field with fewer Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.

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Mayor issues proclamation honoring women’s tennis team

May. 20, 2015—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean issued a city proclamation May 20 in honor of the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team’s NCAA Division I Championship title.

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Tennis celebration planned for fall

May. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt athletic officials have announced that a public celebration of the Commodores' NCAA women's tennis championship is being planned for early fall due to the uniqueness of the championship tournament format.

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos on the Commodores’ historic win

May. 20, 2015—"Once again, it is good to be gold!" writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in a message to the Vanderbilt community regarding the women's tennis team's history-making NCAA Division I Championship win.

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VUCast: Wisdom of the Elders

May. 20, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how students are gaining decades of wisdom through words and images; see engineering student inventions that could improve health care; and celebrate Vanderbilt's newest national champions! Watch now.

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Women’s tennis wins national title

May. 20, 2015—For the second time in less than a year and only the third time in school history, Vanderbilt has won a national championship. This time it was the women's tennis team raising the hardware after defeating UCLA 4-2 Tuesday in the NCAA Championship.

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VUCast: Shocking Eels!

Dec. 11, 2014—In the latest VUCast: Watch how some shocking predators lure their prey; learn how a supercomputer uncovered a hummingbird mystery; and see Vanderbilt's national baseball champs celebrate the holidays. Watch now!

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VUCast: E.T. phone God?

Sep. 29, 2014—In the latest VUCast: A Vanderbilt astronomer looks at how different religions may handle alien life; why early Earth may not have been as “hellish” as first thought; and check out the national baseball championship bling! Watch now.

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