Blogs

Social Venture Initiatives at the Wond’ry

Ambassador Spotlight The Wond’ry has a variety of programs interested students and faculty can take part in. Programs include Innovation Garage, Pre-flight, Post-flight, I-Corps, and Social Ventures. The Social Ventures program allows students and faculty to work...

Dan Burger

Ambassador Spotlight In 2011, Dan Burger had just received his undergraduate degree in computer engineering from Vanderbilt when he was contacted by Vanderbilt University and the South African Astronomical Observatory. They sought him out to assist them in the making...

Mini Makerfaire

Ambassador Spotlight This past weekend, the 5th Annual Nashville Maker Faire was hosted at the Wond’ry. The Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating and curious people who enjoy learning and sharing what they do. Maker Faire participants include engineers,...

Lego Head Foam Fabrication Workshop

Ambassador Spotlight On October 18th and 25th from 4-6pm, the Wond’ry will be hosting our 2nd annual Foam Fabrication Workshop. Led by Director of Making Kevin Galloway, the 2-week course allows students to construct life-size lego heads completely from scratch. Right...

Student Projects at the Wond’ry

Ambassador Spotlight Each semester, Student Ambassadors are tasked with completing a project that impacts the Wond’ry in any way. Over the past few semesters, projects have ranged from full-scale video production to advertise the Wond’ry to physical murals and art...

Welcome to the Wond’ry

Ambassador Spotlight A new semester at Vandy brings fresh faces, new outlooks, and a variety of new programming and events to get involved with at the Wond’ry! Whether you are an HOD student interested in the MakerSpace or a MechE student wanting to learn the best...

Think! Education Summit 2017

Ambassador Spotlight Last Thursday, September 21st, Tennessee Works, a collaboration supported in part by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, hosted the 5th Annual Think Employment! Summit. The summit was open to the general...

Introducing Varun Kaushal

Ambassador Spotlight Greetings Commodores and the people of Nashville! My name is Varun Kaushal. I am a second year MBA student at the Owen graduate school of Management – Vanderbilt University. I am one of 6 great student ambassadors at the Wond’ry. I was born and...

Introducing Jay Cavenaugh

Ambassador Spotlight Hi, my name is Jay Cavenaugh and I am studying Product and Industrial Design through the Engineering Science program. After working here over the summer, I am continuing in a part-time capacity through the Fall 2017 semester. Since this summer, I...

Introducing Jose Hurtado

Ambassador Spotlight Hello Vanderbilt community! My name is Jose Hurtado and I am a Fall 2017 Student Ambassador at the Wond’ry. I am studying the second year of my MBA at the Owen Graduate School of Management, concentrating on Marketing and Strategy with an Emphasis...