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‘Queen of Carbon’ to speak at VINSE Colloquium

Oct. 3, 2014—Acclaimed MIT Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita, Mildred Dresselhaus will speak at the next VINSE Colloquium.

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New facility devoted to multiscale modeling opens on Music Row

Oct. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt's School of Engineering has opened a unique research facility focused on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation on Music Row.

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Parent Support Prompts Significant Challenge Gift

Sep. 26, 2014—Parents showed support for their Vanderbilt students like never before in the 2014 academic year, and as a result, a single challenge gift of $200,000 benefited multiple academic and student-life programs across the university.

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Alumnus Hedgecock’s PinPtr wows Spark Nashville crowd, takes win

Sep. 11, 2014—Will Hedgecock, BE’08, MS’09, PhD’14, founder of PinPtr, a high-precision GPS that can detect a difference in location within centimeters instead of meters, took first place at Spark Nashville, a rapid-fire pitch competition.

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Vanderbilt rises to No. 16 in ‘U.S. News’ ranking of national universities

Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University scored its best position ever in "U.S. News & World Report’s" ranking of national universities, finishing No. 16 after five years at No. 17.

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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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Engineering graduate’s app catches Apple’s eye

Aug. 15, 2014—An engineering graduate’s app catches Apple’s eye

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Ben Folds featured at ‘Music and Mind’ symposium

May. 28, 2014—Ben Folds is featured at “Music and the Mind,” a free symposium sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute June 12.

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Founder’s Medals awarded at Vanderbilt Commencement

May. 9, 2014—Top scholars from Vanderbilt's undergraduate and professional schools were honored with Founder’s Medals May 9, 2014.

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Kimberly Bryant, BE’89, featured as one of the CNN 10 visionary women

Mar. 26, 2014—CNN has recognized Kimberly Bryant, BE’89, and her efforts to teach black girls computer coding, in The CNN 10: Visionary Women. The list celebrates Women’s History Month by highlighting the efforts of 10 women “who are helping other women find success, self-esteem and sometimes a safe haven.”

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Giant helicopter arrives: First step for engineering lab

Mar. 18, 2014—The recent delivery of a giant military helicopter is the first step in creating a unique full-scale Vanderbilt engineering lab.

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Alumni Mentor Program gets high praise from distinguished pair

Mar. 6, 2014—A new program dedicated to fostering meaningful relationships between Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering students and university alumni through academic, professional and personal life experiences is paying dividends for one such pairing. Launched last fall, the VUSE Alumni Mentor Program is a reimagined mentorship structure requiring a yearlong commitment and regular one-on-one communication. Cardiologist Andre Churchwell, senior associate...

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