Jan. 13, 2021—Looking for an opportunity to learn about design thinking, earn course credit, work with a team, and make a difference for a client organization? This spring, join Professor Dave Owens in his course Design Thinking, Design Doing (UNIV 3350/5350).
Jan. 13, 2021—All Vanderbilt students interested in social and environmental change are invited to participate in Map the System, a global research competition.
Jan. 13, 2021—Have an idea for a product, service, technology or nonprofit? Or do you have a validated idea, and now you’re ready to learn how to launch a business? Applications are open for Ideator and Builder, the flagship programs in entrepreneurship at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Center for Innovation and Design.
Nov. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt students recently had the opportunity to make their own stylish and unique “designer” face masks at multiple mask-making sessions led by Vanderbilt costume shop manager and senior lecturer Alexandra Sargent Capps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center.
Sep. 9, 2020—Alumni Charleson and Charreau Bell are siblings, business partners, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as emblematic of the culture of innovation at Vanderbilt's Wond’ry and Data Science Institute.
May. 29, 2020—How can the world’s roughly 70 million forcibly displaced people, who may not have access to smartphones or the internet, access and secure their finances with ease? That’s one of the questions that Vanderbilt alumni Tori Samples and Nat Robinson teamed up to answer with their startup company, Leaf Global Fintech.
May. 13, 2020—Staff at the Wond'ry will present on resources available to the Vanderbilt community, as well as report on activities of the past year and opportunities for the coming one, at the Day of Wond'ry virtual event Friday, May 22.
May. 1, 2020—More than 50 Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff and Nashville community members participated virtually in the inaugural Map the System global social entrepreneurship and social impact competition hosted in mid-April by the Wond’ry and the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures.
Apr. 30, 2020—In seventh grade Eve Moll was an active dancer, but then a diagnosis of adolescent scoliosis in her spine threw her for a curve—literally.
New COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund engages community in Vanderbilt’s fight against coronavirus
Apr. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt University has established a new COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund. The fund enables donations to support research and innovation projects to fight COVID-19.
Nov. 4, 2019—By embracing the knowledge and expertise of the veterans and service members at Vanderbilt, the university community expands its scope of diverse perspectives and lived experiences, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest column ahead of Veterans Day next week.
Sep. 30, 2019—A panel discussion titled “Impact After VU: Alumni Leading the Way in Social Impact and Entrepreneurship” is planned for Friday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Wond’ry, Room 300.