Blogs

A chat with Mario Avila

Ambassador Spotlight Hello Commodores! I hope the preparation for your approaching finals or presentations are going well. Not long before the Christmas break, which will be well deserved for all of us! I recently had a very interesting chat with Mario Avila, the...

Varun Kaushal experience at the Wond’ry

Ambassador Spotlight Hello Commodores! I hope you all had a great thanksgiving break and are looking forward to the end of a work-filled semester. Thanksgiving is an interesting and awesome experience for me as an international student. For the past 2 years I have...

Vanderbilt’s First Ever TOM Makeathon!

Ambassador Spotlight The technological boom of the 21st century has fueled a growing market of assistive technology designed to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Gadgets fashioned by accessibility teams in corporate settings are changing the lives of...

Five gifts that show the entrepreneur in your life you care

Executive Director Spotlight Can you believe it’s already time to start racking our brains about what gifts to give our friends, families and colleagues for the holiday season? That choice may be particularly hard to make with the budding entrepreneurs we know and...

AR/VR Lab

Ambassador Spotlight Ever tried virtual reality? Students from across Vanderbilt have access to this technology right here at the Wond’ry! Every Tuesday and Thursday from 3-6pm, Ambassador Noah Robinson provides open office hours with guided tours of the metaverse....

Four steps to figuring out if the Why Would Yous are actually right

If one is the loneliest number, entrepreneurship is the loneliest endeavor, especially in the beginning. At even a small company, you’ve got colleagues to bounce ideas and concepts off of. There are supplies and support. On the other hand, entrepreneurs launch their...

VINSE

Ambassador Spotlight On October 24th, The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) hosted an open house with facility tours and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Core Facilities here at the Wond’ry/Engineering Science Building. There were...

Ambassador Spotlight Academic Courses held at the Wond’ry As course enrollment has begun for the Spring 2018 semester, I thought it would be exciting to highlight some of the exciting, innovative courses available at the Wond’ry! The Wond’ry hosts a variety of...

DIVE Boot Camp

  The last DIVE Boot Camp of the semester will be held Nov. 12 at the Wond’ry.  This hands-on workshop will focus on creating technologies to improve life for people with disabilities. Participants will learn about and practice the five steps of human-centered...