Jun. 7, 2019—Dave Owens, a management professor and expert on innovation, has been named the Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond’ry.
Oct. 24, 2018—The Wond’ry was named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center at the annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference, held last week in Chicago.
Jul. 6, 2018—The seven-week program can be arduous, but teams save much time later by avoiding missteps thanks to their extensive research and the mentoring they receive.
Apr. 19, 2018—Robert Grajewski, the inaugural Evans Family Executive Director at the Wond’ry, has been named to the Nashville Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list for 2018.
Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt game enthusiasts and members of the Nashville Game Developers community will descend on the Wond’ry Friday evening to participate in a global 48-hour marathon game development challenge.
Sep. 1, 2017—The I-Corps site grant will support programs to match students and faculty with teams of experienced professionals who can teach, guide and mentor them as they pursue startup endeavors. Participating teams receive grants to help them interact with potential customers and explore the commercial potential of devices they’ve designed.
May. 25, 2017—Thirteen veterans pitched their companies on campus Wednesday at Muster Across America, hosted by Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit that helps veterans turn entrepreneurial ideas into startups.
May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt's recent hosting of the "Places & Spaces: Mapping Science" exhibition proved to be not only intellectually enriching, but also socially unifying, according to several leaders across campus.
May. 8, 2017—Nashville nonprofit Thistle Farms teams up with The Wond'ry to design a custom wick-setting tool for eco-friendly wooden wicks.
May. 5, 2017—The video’s director received strong support from Robert Grajewski, Evans Family Executive Director of the Innovation Center.
Feb. 23, 2017—Three teams from Vanderbilt will compete for the Hult Prize, an international social entrepreneurship competition dubbed “the Nobel Prize for students.” These teams will advance to the next round of competition in hopes of winning a $1 million prize in start-up funds to launch their project.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s innovation center, the Wond’ry, has received a $30,000 grant from VentureWell for one of its flagship entrepreneur education programs.