October

 

IBM TJ Bot Workshop #3 of 4

October 2, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Build your own robot companion in this third of a four-workshop series.  Prior sign-up required, but series will repeat later in the year!

So You Want To Build An App

October 4, 2018 – 12:30-2PM
The Wond’ry

    Join VU Sophomore and Wond’ry Ambassador James Raubenheimer to learn how to build your own app! Co-sponsored by Change++ and VINES

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ArtLab Opening Reception

Date Change!
October 4, 2018 – 4-7PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Come to the opening reception of our ArtLab and learn about the intersection of art and science!

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The Power of Habit

October 5, 2018 – 12:30-1:30PM
The Wond’ry

    You are what you do!  Join noted speaker Alex Chanson to learn how to create intentional habits to lead a more focused life.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

October 5, 2018 – 3-5PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Learn the basics of working with electronic circuits, or get help with your own Electrical Engineering projects!  Sponsored every Friday by the VU Amateur Radio Club & the Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.  No experience needed, no reservations, and no charge! (Well, except the electric kind.)

Nashville Mini-Maker Faire - Day 1

October 6, 2018 – 10AM-6PM
The Wond’ry

    The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth – a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness!  Open to the public!

Nashville Mini-Maker Faire - Day 2

October 7, 2018 – 10AM-4PM
The Wond’ry

    The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth – a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness!  Open to the public!

Affordable Housing Nashville: A Fireside Chat with Marshall Crawford

October 8, 2018 – 12:30-2PM
The Wond’ry

    Nearly 100 people move into Nashville city daily.  Join Marshall Crawford of the Housing Fund for a conversation about actions each of us can take to make all housing more affordable.

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Foam Fab: Creepy Spiders

October 9, 2018 – 5-6PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    Drop by our parl–er, Makerspace–and learn how to sculpt foam into creepy spider decorations.  Flies welcome.

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IBM TJ Bot Workshop #4 of 4

October 9, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Build your own robot companion in this last of a four-workshop series.  Prior sign-up required, but series will repeat later in the year!

Introduction to UX Design

October 10, 2018 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    User Experience (UX) is a rapidly growing field combining design, psychology, business, and tech. Join Mike Rapp, of Beachy App, and Mike Gallers of Regions Bank in learning what UX is and take part in a real-world design challenge. No experience necessary! Food provided.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

October 12, 2018 – 3-5PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Learn the basics of working with electronic circuits, or get help with your own Electrical Engineering projects!  Sponsored every Friday by the VU Amateur Radio Club & the Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.  No experience needed, no reservations, and no charge! (Well, except the electric kind.)

The Future of Women of Color in Tech

October 17, 2018 – 12:30-2PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    Two of the leading voices of Nashville’s diversity in tech conversation–Daynise Joseph, Community Impact Manager at Google Fiber and Fallon Wilson, Cofounder of Black in Tech Nashville–will host a fireside chat on the state of diversity and technology in Nashville and how to improve in the future.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

October 19, 2018 – 3-5PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Learn the basics of working with electronic circuits, or get help with your own Electrical Engineering projects!  Sponsored every Friday by the VU Amateur Radio Club & the Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.  No experience needed, no reservations, and no charge! (Well, except the electric kind.)

IBM TJ Bot Info Session & Sign-Up

DATE CHANGE
October 23, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    The TJ Bot workshops in September were a blast; now it’s time for the October series! Come to this info session to sign up for the 3-week workshop series teaching you how to build a robot friend for FREE. Space is limited!

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AR/VR Monthly Meetup

October 25, 2018 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Come explore Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in our Emerging Technologies Lab!

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Dinner in the Dark

October 25, 2018 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Come join us for Dinner in the Dark, a sensory awareness experience which emphasizes the challenges faced by people with vision impairment.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

October 26, 2018 – 3-5PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Learn the basics of working with electronic circuits, or get help with your own Electrical Engineering projects!  Sponsored every Friday by the VU Amateur Radio Club & the Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.  No experience needed, no reservations, and no charge! (Well, except the electric kind.)

DIVE UX Methods & Design Thinking For Retail

October 27, 2018 – 10AM-3PM
The Wond’ry

    DIVE is a program that will teach you how to solve complex, real-world problems by working in multidisciplinary teams.  This session will focus on design in retail environments and how to maximize a customer’s experience.

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Music Entrepreneurship

DATE CHANGE!
October 30, 2018 – 4:30-5:30PM
The Wond’ry

    Join Jeremy and Jason Burchard, brothers and co-founders of RootNote, to learn about the current opportunities in music entrepreneurship.

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IBM TJ Bot Workshop #1 of 3

October 30, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Build your own robot companion in this first of a three-workshop series.  Prior sign-up required, but series will repeat later in the year!

Meet Nashville

October 30, 2018 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    This fun networking mixer connects African-American / African / Carribean / Afro-Latino / Latino leaders and professionals from the Nashville area to Vanderbilt graduate students, faculty and staff.

Intro to 2D CAD for Laser Cutting

October 31, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    The Wond’ry is getting a brand new laser cutter and we can’t wait to use it!  This beginner’s workshop will teach you how to use CAD to make cut-friendly designs.

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November

 

Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

November 2, 2018 – 3-5PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

     Learn the basics of working with electronic circuits, or get help with your own Electrical Engineering projects!  Sponsored every Friday by the VU Amateur Radio Club & the Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci.  No experience needed, no reservations, and no charge! (Well, except the electric kind.)

VandyHacks V

November 3, 2018 – 5:30 PM
The Wond’ry

    Hackers have 36 hours to create and code a creative digital project in this fifth annual 3-day event!  This year over 400 participants have already risen to the challenge.  Bring a blanket and a pillow and camp out at the Wond’ry!  Whether you are a master programmer or a beginner, come join us for this jam-packed weekend of fun!

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VandyHacks V

November 4, 2018 – Midnight-Midnight
The Wond’ry

    Day 2 of the hackathon sees participants racing to complete their projects in time for the 10:00 AM Sunday deadline.  Excitement awaits!

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VandyHacks V

November 5, 2018 – Midnight-3:00PM
The Wond’ry

    The dawn of the final day… whether finished or not, participants get to share their projects with visitors in the grand exhibition at 11:30 AM… be there to see all the cool things that got created in just a day and a half!

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IBM TJ Bot Workshop #2 of 3

November 6, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Build your own robot companion in this second of a three-workshop series.  Prior sign-up required, but series will repeat later in the year!

Vanderbilt CTTC Business Valuation Seminar 2018

November 7, 2018 – 10-11AM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Nashville-based valuation expert, Glenn Perdue, will lead a seminar on the valuation process of early-stage businesses.

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Affordable Housing Nashville: A Fireside Chat with DJ Wootson

November 8, 2018 – 12:30-2PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Nearly 100 people move into Nashville city daily.  Join DJ Wootson of Titus Real Estate for a conversation about actions each of us can take to make all housing more affordable.

Disruptive Women Lead

Disruptive Women Lead: Leadership Bootcamp

November 10, 2018 – 9AM-12:30PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    Inspiring and empowering young women of color to be disruptors, innovators, and servant-leaders on boards and in the boardroom.

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IBM TJ Bot Workshop #3 of 3

November 13, 2018 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Build your own robot companion in this third of a three-workshop series.  Prior sign-up required, but series will repeat later in the year!

IBM & Blockchain

DATE CHANGE!

November 15, 2018 – 5-6PM
The Wond’ry

    Learn how IBM is leading the conversation around Blockchain, the distributed info format being adopted worldwide to help protect our online world.

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In The Works

 

Affordable Housing Nashville: A Fireside Chat with Audra Ladd

December 3, 2018 – 12:30-2PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Nearly 100 people move into Nashville city daily.  Join Audra Ladd of the Nashville Mayor’s Office of Housing for a conversation about actions each of us can take to make all housing more affordable.

Global Gam Jam 2019

January 25-27
The Wond’ry

    The Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations.  Nashville’s chapter of GGJ will be hosting the local event at the Wond’ry in 2019!