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Vanderbilt hosts Mini Maker Faire

The school hosted the Nashville Mini Maker Faire on Saturday and Sunday. Inventions and creations from engineers to filmmakers were laid out across parts of the campus.

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World’s Most Innovative Universities | 2017

Vanderbilt University breaks into the top 10 for the first time, climbing from No. 20 in 2016 after seeing big increases in how often its patents are cited by other researchers around the globe. In one recent research highlight, a team of Vanderbilt University...

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Can Design Thinking Redesign Higher Ed?

It might seem like a rudimentary query, but the obvious nature of the question was part of the point. The professors had come to Stanford to learn about design thinking, an approach to problem solving and innovation that has gained currency in the business world in...

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Vanderbilt celebrates historic eclipse

Wearing special safety glasses, the Vanderbilt community gazed skyward to watch the moon gradually cover the face of the sun. A few minutes before the sun became completely obscured, the sky rapidly began to darken, the hot afternoon became noticeably cooler and at...

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Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

Their device gets its U.S. debut Aug. 8-11 at an American Society of Biomechanics conference in Boulder, Colorado. The team unveiled it last week at the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Brisbane, Australia, garnering a Young Investigator Award...

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The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017, North America is in for a major treat. Starting on the western seaboard the shadow of the Moon will begin sweeping across the continent and blocking out at least a portion of the Sun for North Americans, which is in and of itself a pretty unique...

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Vanderbilt Pre-Flight takes off

This summer, Auwae-McMoore joined nine other rising sophomore student-athletes in presenting business ideas at a pitch workshop at The Wond’ry. A four-person panel comprised of two marketing professionals and two former Pre-Flight participants vetted the group’s...

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What will Vanderbilt look like in 25 years?

FutureVU is Vanderbilt University’s land use initiative to ensure the campus is designed and prepared at every level to support students, faculty and staff in their work to uphold the university’s mission and values. The planning process, led by Eric Kopstain, vice...

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