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Grajewski named to 2018 40 Under 40 list

In its citation the publication wrote: “Grajewski helped launch the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt University’s new innovation center. Prior to this role, Grajewski, a serial entrepreneur and venture capital investor, got his first start in business when he co-founded Heritage...

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ArtLab explores intersections of art and science

Whether art can actually boost a scientist’s creativity is just one of the intriguing questions that a group of faculty, students and staff are exploring in ArtLab, an interdisciplinary workshop started last fall by Kendra Oliver, an instructor of...

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Celebration of Learning Spotlight: Vana Learning

When Rob Trone reflected on his own academic journey, he notes some low points throughout. “There was a lack of consistent and actionable feedback provided by my teachers,” he says. However, this reflection didn’t stop there, Rob wanted to do something about it, so he...

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Top 5: Things to Do at the Wond’ry

The Wond’ry is a place of dreams and creativity for anyone who has ever had an innovative idea. A common stigma around the Wond’ry is that it is specifically a space only for engineers or engineering students (which might be because it’s located where the Science and...

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Speakers encourage Pitt-Johnstown students to lead

Wallace helped to desegregate the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference as a standout basketball star at Vanderbilt University. He later went to Columbia Law School and became an attorney for the Department of Justice. Wallace then spent time as a law professor at American...

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A Design for Happiness

The real complaints began in October 2017. Neighbors didn’t like the sight of the vent sticking out of the window, not to mention the smell. The sound of the machinery bothered nearby residents, even during the middle of the work week. Eventually, her landlord gave...

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What Is Tokenism, and Why Does It Matter in the Workplace?

February is Black History Month, and both Vanderbilt Business and Vanderbilt University have commemorated the month with a variety of programming. Last week, The Wond’ry hosted a panel of eight African-American women business leaders from the Vanderbilt and Nashville...

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New connector helps faculty, student startups launch in China

The workshop is co-organized by DesignX, an entrepreneurship center in the School of Architecture and Planning. “DesignX is dedicated to accelerating innovation in design, cities, and the built environment,” says Dennis Frenchman, the faculty director for DesignX and...

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Meet NBJ’s 2018 40 Under 40 winners

Have you ever climbed Mt. Fuji? How about surfed Hawaii’s North Shore? Have you visited more than 60 countries? Our 2018 40 Under 40 winners have done all of that and more. The men and women in this year’s list are making epic moves to keep Music...

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“A Day in the Life” by Darko Osman

DARKO OSMAN SERVED AS AN INTERN IN THE HOD INTERNSHIP OFFICE IN THE FALL OF 2017. HE CAME TO US FROM THE NEXT STEPS PROGRAM AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, AND FROM DAY ONE, HIS PRESENCE AND HARD WORK CONTRIBUTED IMMENSELY TO OUR...

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