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Vanderbilt rocketeers win sixth payload design award at NASA launch competition

Apr. 20, 2016—The Vanderbilt student rocket team collected two key awards in NASA’s Student Launch Challenge following a near flawless flight April 16 at Bragg Farms in Toney, Alabama.

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Senior Design team uses lasers to cut waste in credit card production

Apr. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt seniors have designed a new method that improves the accuracy of magnetic strip placement during the manufacture of payment cards.

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Biomedical engineering undergrads retrofit toy car for toddler’s special needs

Apr. 4, 2016—Undergraduates taking Amanda Lowery’s Material Manipulations course have redesigned a toy car so a two-year-old with cerebral palsy can drive it.

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History journal launched by Vanderbilt undergraduates

Jan. 21, 2016—The "Vanderbilt Historical Review" is online and ready for readers, with a semiannual publication schedule planned from now on.

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Student research opportunities from the Office of Honor Scholarships

Jan. 8, 2016—Highlighted student research opportunities from the Office of Honor Scholarships.

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VUCast Extra: Making a Difference in Latin America

Nov. 12, 2015—From a new product to combat childhood malnutrition in Guatemala to a low-cost capsule for stomach cancer screenings to preserving the history of slave societies, Vanderbilt is helping find solutions, making discoveries and changing lives.

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Vanderbilt archaeology students unearth university’s earliest history

Nov. 2, 2015—A project excavating early servants’ quarters is capturing clues about Vanderbilt lives that would otherwise be forgotten.

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VUCast: How Ebola survivors are teaming with Vanderbilt to fight the deadly virus

Oct. 16, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Hear from Ebola survivors helping a Vanderbilt researcher fight the deadly virus; see the high-tech way an art exhibit is bringing VU students face to face with people across the world; and find out which country music star shot his latest video with Mr. Commodore! Watch now.

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VUCast: A student creates a new way to share your love of coffee!

Sep. 28, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how a Vanderbilt student is making coffee drinking more social; hear from undergrads about their amazing research opportunities; see who made the best of #vandygram. Watch now!

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Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair set for Sept. 17

Sep. 9, 2015—The 2015 Vanderbilt University Research Fair provides undergraduate students a chance to showcase their research work in a campus-wide celebration.

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A little jolt helps the brain get back on track

Jul. 8, 2015—Applying mild electrical stimulation to an area of the brain associated with cognitive control helps people with schizophrenia to recognize errors and adjust their behavior to avoid them.

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Vanderbilt physicists appear on BBC News website

Jun. 4, 2015—Three Vanderbilt physicists who are members of a scientific team at the Large Hadron Collider appeared in a BBC News photo taken when the giant particle smasher was restarted.

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