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Vanderbilt undergrads create Bazaar, a Craigslist for universities only

Apr. 27, 2015—Just in time for college move-out season, two Vanderbilt University computer science seniors are introducing an app that should make selling all those textbooks, beanbag chairs and outdated laptops a lot easier.

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Vanderbilt Aerospace Club continues its winning ways at national rocket competition

Apr. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt's Aerospace Club continued its winning ways at this year's NASA Student Launch Competition held April 11 near Huntsville, Alabama.

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Artiphon one of scores of senior innovations at Design Day April 20

Apr. 10, 2015—More than 60 projects by interdisciplinary teams in biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering will be displayed throughout Featheringill Hall at Senior Design Day.

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New website aims to improve undergraduate research experience

Feb. 9, 2015—The Office of the Provost has launched a new website celebrating undergraduate research at Vanderbilt, in part to support the new strategic emphasis on the immersion experience for undergraduate students at the university.

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Army ROTC Cadet at Vanderbilt wins first place at medical scientist symposium

Aug. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt University Army ROTC senior Cadet Sean Lee was awarded first place for his research and oral presentation on a new to treatment for glaucoma during the Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Saturday.

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First all-Vanderbilt undergraduate research fair and poster session Sept. 1

Aug. 13, 2014—The Office of Honor Scholarships and Vanderbilt Undergraduate Summer Research Program are hosting Vanderbilt’s first university-wide, interdisciplinary undergraduate poster session.

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Research is shaping the undergraduate experience

May. 6, 2014—According to a 2013 survey of graduating seniors, more than half did faculty-guided or independent research during their Vanderbilt careers. Read about five students for whom research has helped shape their undergraduate years.

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New undergraduate and faculty research collaborations inspire, inform

Apr. 29, 2014—The Littlejohn Family Undergraduate Research Program enables Arts and Science undergraduates to conduct original research alongside faculty fellows.

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Mosquito sperm have a sense of smell

Feb. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt biologists have discovered that mosquito sperm have a “sense of smell” and that some of same chemicals that the mosquito can smell cause the sperm to swim harder.

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CEE senior continues award-winning research in graduate school

Oct. 2, 2013—Two months before graduating with a degree in civil engineering Mason Hickman earned two awards at the 2013 Southeastern Section Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education for his research on portable structures capable of withstanding blasts from explosives.

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Photo: Sharing knowledge

Aug. 23, 2012—Ryoma (Puck) Ohi, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, talks with students during the second Vanderbilt International Summer Research Academy (VISRA). The eight-week program is designed for international undergraduate students considering careers in biomedical research and gives them a taste of working in an American lab.

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Undergrads shine at Summer Science Academy

Aug. 9, 2012—Since the Academy was established in 2002, more than 650 undergraduates have participated in the summer research program. About 10 percent have pursued graduate and/or medical studies at Vanderbilt.

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