undergraduate research Archives
Aug. 29, 2018—All undergraduate students involved in research, independent scholarship or creative activities in the past year are invited to showcase their work at the Sept. 27 event. Register online today.
May. 11, 2018—The Vanderbilt Student Launch team won the NASA University Student Launch Competition for an unprecedented fifth time—following up on their eighth Payload Design Award—the space agency announced Friday.
Apr. 4, 2018—Vanderbilt geologist Dan Morgan and undergraduate Andrew Grant took immersion to an extreme, trekking all the way to Antarctica to hunt for the oldest ice ever found.
Nov. 9, 2017—Many incarcerated South Africans find religion in prison, found undergraduate Zoe Psakis.
Oct. 3, 2017—Vanderbilt scientists have taken an important step toward understanding the way in which injured cells trigger wound healing, an insight essential for improving treatments of all types of wounds.
Sep. 20, 2017—The fourth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair was a successful showcase of 147 student poster presentations, with more than 300 faculty, students, staff and community members in attendance.
Aug. 31, 2017—The fourth annual Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair is set for Sept. 14 at the Student Life Center.
May. 16, 2017—For ten straight years, Vanderbilt has soared to success with innovative rocket designs and payloads, and this year is no exception.
Apr. 28, 2017—A bulletproof vest that calls for backup when injured officers can’t emerged as one of the School of Engineering’s annual Design Day’s most fascinating offerings, holding promise to move from undergraduate project to life-saving purchase.
Apr. 17, 2017—The event features 70 projects and gives teams of young engineers practice explaining their complicated work to a broad audience.
Apr. 14, 2017—Geneticists have developed an effective new method for identifying the genes that produce the chemicals plants use to protect themselves from predators, which are an important natural drug source.
Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered how to make high-performance batteries using scraps of metal from the junkyard and household chemicals.