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A Faire to Remember: 2017 Nashville Mini Maker Faire

A Faire to Remember: 2017 Nashville Mini Maker Faire

More than 4,000 visitors interested in making everything from wool yarn and origami to robots and supercomputers visited Vanderbilt’s Wond’ry at the Innovation Pavilion on the first weekend in October for the Nashville Mini Maker Faire, the largest in the event’s five-year history.

Living History: Students Trace Nashville’s Black History as Part of a New Series of University Courses

Living History: Students Trace Nashville’s Black History as Part of a New Series of University Courses

Thirteen students met during the fall semester for a class called Historic Black Nashville. Taught by Jane Landers and Daniel Sharfstein, the course is part of a new initiative known as the University Courses program, a collaborative model that brings together faculty from different parts of the university to teach students from a variety of majors.

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.