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Law, neuroscience student earns NIJ fellowship

Dec. 6, 2017—A student from the nation’s first joint law and neuroscience J.D. and Ph.D. program, housed at Vanderbilt University, has earned a $50,000 graduate research fellowship from the National Institute of Justice.

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Beyond Politics: Private industry needs to step up on climate change

Dec. 5, 2017—Two Vanderbilt experts say evidence shows that progress can continue to be made on environmental issues regardless of what the government is doing.

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Battery-switching device promises more road time for Tesla, Leaf drivers

Nov. 20, 2017—A device out Vanderbilt's engineering school reconfigures modules in electric car battery packs to be online or offline – depending on whether they’re going to pull down the other modules.

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Expert: Nashville needs other modes of transit, app to navigate them

Oct. 12, 2017—Abhishek Dubey is an expert on smart transit who serves as tech committee co-chair for Connected Nashville.

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Vanderbilt connecting need knowers with solution makers; Galloway helms effort

Sep. 18, 2017—Kevin Galloway, hired last year as the university’s director of making, recently was appointed as the Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) director and will play an integral role in upcoming hackathons, makeathons and design courses.

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Interactive Wond’ry art installation explores issue of internet privacy

Sep. 5, 2017—For "vuExposed," installation visitors will log on to a specific, unsecured Wi-Fi network, then consent to a minor hack – allowing sites they visit on their browser to be displayed on screens.

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Hijacking human proteins to better deliver anti-cancer drugs

Jul. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt University engineers find existing human protein is ideal carrier for powerful molecules that can signal tumors to self-destruct.

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Cotton candy capillaries lead to circuit boards that dissolve when cooled

Jun. 26, 2017—Leon Bellan made a dissolving circuit board that, so far, just turns on an LED light. Its potential applications are far more promising.

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14 in engineering, A&S, Peabody earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May. 4, 2017—The National Science Foundation recently selected 14 Vanderbilt graduate students in fields as diverse as mechanical engineering and psychology to receive Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships are highly sought-after because they provide students with $34,000 annually for three years and the freedom to conduct their research at any accredited U.S. university.

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Interdisciplinary VU team headed to KPMG International Case Competition in Portugal

Apr. 7, 2017—A team of four Vanderbilt sophomores will travel to Lisbon, Portugal, April 10 in hopes of winning the KPMG International Case Competition.

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Curious what Congress will do? PredictGov has a pretty good idea

Apr. 7, 2017—PredictGov pulls from decades of congressional data plus hundreds of variables, including the bill’s sponsor, amendments, economic trends and political shifts.

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Middle school students part of Nashville’s ‘living public history’

May. 19, 2015—A sixth-grade class from Meigs Academic Magnet Middle School recently spent a day with Peabody researchers at the Nashville Public Library participating in an instructional program developed at Vanderbilt called “Telling, Mapping and Listening to Nashville: Public History and Geography of the New South.”

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