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Teaching Touchstones: New Product Design and Development

Teaching Touchstones: New Product Design and Development

For the past 15 years, David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, has taught a course on New Product Design and Development, designed primarily for MBA candidates and engineering undergraduates—but available to any students with an interest in the subject. With the recently opened makerspace at the Wond’ry, this year marked the first time the class was able to spend most of its time actually building and refining prototypes rather than taking in lectures and PowerPoint slides.

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

The Power of the Peanut: Nutritional Supplement Serves Vital Need for Malnourished Children in Guatemala

Malnutrition is defined as a lack of food and calories. But really, it’s a symptom of far more profound problems. “The real causes of malnutrition are poverty and inequality,” says Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies. For the past five years,Read More

Shown in this architect’s rendering, four floors are being added atop the existing Children’s Hospital structure.

Children’s Hospital Celebrates Latest Expansion

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration Sept. 2 to mark the launch for construction of the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the hospital’s existing structure.

With materials and inspiration from Gokul Krishnan’s mobile Makerspace cart, 14-year-old Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital patient Daelyn James has invented an innovative device to help children with cystic fibrosis (CF) dry their nebulizers. Here James, who has CF herself, demonstrates the device to Krishnan. (SUVRO BANERJI/CBS NEWS)

White House Honors Peabody Graduate Student

The White House recognized Gokul Krishnan, a Ph.D. student in learning sciences at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, June 12 as part of a kickoff celebration for the National Week of Making.


Amy Grant, ’82, Finds Inspiration and Purpose in the Power of Community

Amy Grant’s music is like a prism: multifaceted and capable of dazzling surprises at every turn. And just as with a prism, there’s something transformative about the way her music reveals its source of illumination. Her light, so to speak, comes not only from an abiding faith in God but from a belief in humanity’s goodness as well.