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Students, faculty and staff invited to Global Game Jam at the Wond’ry this weekend

Jan. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to a Global Game Jam® hack-a-thon at the Wond’ry, the university’s innovation center, Jan. 20-22. Participants will work together to develop a fully operational iOS / Android game by the event’s close Sunday afternoon.

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FutureVU enters spring semester with focus on inclusion, sustainability and transportation

Dec. 14, 2016—More than 650 faculty, students, staff and trustees have participated in FutureVU, the university’s land use planning process, since its launch this fall, with multiple working groups forming now.

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Facebook founding engineer Rothschild opens VandyHacks invention marathon

Nov. 14, 2016—Jeff Rothschild, vice chairman-elect of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust and Facebook's first vice president for infrastructure software, took the stage Friday night as the opening keynote speaker for the third annual VandyHacks.

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Take a look inside the Wond’ry

Nov. 10, 2016—Students, faculty, staff, and business and community members filled the Wond'ry Nov. 9 at an open house featuring tours, makerspace demonstrations and more. See a video of the event.

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Over 350 college students team up for weekend of hacking Nov. 11-13 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 8, 2016—Students from Vanderbilt and schools such as Purdue, Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois will work around the clock during VandyHacks, a hackathon, or invention marathon, Nov. 11-13.

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Calling all Vanderbilt startups: Flash Pitch competition is Dec. 1

Nov. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Wond’ry are hosting a Flash Pitch competition for students. Similar to the popular television show "Shark Tank," participants will have 90 seconds to present their winning ideas to a panel of investors and entrepreneurship experts.

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Vanderbilt’s Wond’ry hosts grand opening

Nov. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt's new cross-disciplinary innovation space will host an open house on Nov. 9, which will feature virtual reality experiences and maker space demonstrations.

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Zeppos invites Vanderbilt community to join transportation working groups

Oct. 31, 2016—A series of working groups comprising students, faculty and staff is launching at the Wond’ry, the university’s new innovation center, to generate recommendations about the future of transportation on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Vanderbilt social entrepreneurs to compete in 2017 Hult Prize Challenge

Oct. 21, 2016—Interdisciplinary teams of students will present their best social venture ideas to tackle the global problem of involuntary migration at the Hult Prize @ Vanderbilt competition Nov. 7.

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Chancellor’s Town Hall discussing campus, Nashville transportation set for Oct. 28

Oct. 19, 2016—The future of transportation on the Vanderbilt campus and in the larger Nashville community will be the focus of a town hall discussion hosted by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Oct. 28.

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Zeppos welcomes Fleischmann to campus for science, tech discussion

Oct. 5, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos welcomed U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann to Vanderbilt Oct. 4 for a visit to the new Engineering and Science Building, a tour of the Wond'ry and a Q&A session with students and faculty.

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‘Pre-Flight’ course for startups offered to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff

Sep. 28, 2016—Think you’ve got an idea that could become the next Facebook or Google, but you’re not sure how to get it off the ground? Turning ideas into action is the aim of a new, seven-week Pre-Flight course, developed by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and offered in partnership with Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (CTTC) and the Wond’ry.

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