February

 

Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

February 1, 2019 – 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 TJBot Group A - Workshop #3 of 3

February 5, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

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

LEGO Jewelry Workshop

February 5, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 2F Makerspace

    Come learn jewelry-making basics and build a LEGO-themed piece to take home with you for free!

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Physical Disobedience

February 6, 2019 – 6-7:30PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Author and Personal Trainer Sara Hays Coomer joins Amend Together YWCA’s VP Shan Foster for this discussion on women’s bodies and the way society shapes–and mis-shapes–them.

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Recycling the Rails

February 7, 2019 – 5:30-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Upcycling and recycling aren’t just ecologically responsible; they can also mean big business. Robert Hendrick of Railyard Studios talks about how he turns 100-year-old railroad detritus into functional furniture and fine art pieces that sell for thousands of dollars… and how the rest of us can recognize similar opportunities.

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IBM TJBot Group B - Workshop #3 of 3

February 7, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

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

Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

February 8, 2019 – 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.)

Turner Family Center for Social Ventures Summit

February 9, 2019 – 9 AM-5PM
Owen Graduate School

     This annual event explores social entrepreneurship with workshops and speaker panels.  The theme for 2019’s summit is Growing through Failure.

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ideATE!

February 12, 2019 – 5-6:30PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Get feedback and get fed!  Join Wond’ry Mentor Greg Lewis for ideATE, a workshop where we help you develop YOUR ideas over a meal.  Bring a concept and an appetite!

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DIVE Library Design Challenge

February 16, 2019 – 11AM-4PM
Peabody Library

    In this design bootcamp, individuals will form small teams to come up with an innovative way to address an issue faced by Vanderbilt Libraries.  Teams may then compete in a pitch competition about their idea for cash prizes!

Register here

IBM TJBot Group A - Info Session & Sign-Up

February 19, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, Rm 202

    Come build your own robot buddy and learn to code it!  All materials provided FREE.  Come to this info session to sign up for the 3-week workshop series.  Space is limited!  RSVP link will be posted a week prior so check this page again.  Group A will meet on Tuesdays.

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Molding & Casting Workshop

February 20, 2019 – 5-6PM
The Wond’ry, 2F Makerspace

    Learn the basics of small-object molding and epoxy casting and take home an object of your own creation!

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She Sang Freedom

February 21, 2019 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Dr. Tammy Kernodle of Miami University hosts this interactive performance and exploration of how black women musicians use song to tell of the struggle for equality and social justice in America.  Co-sponsored by Blair School of Music, the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence, and the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.

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IBM TJBot Group B - Info Session & Sign-Up

February 21, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, Rm 202

    Come build your own robot buddy and learn to code it!  All materials provided FREE.  Come to this info session to sign up for the 3-week workshop series.  Space is limited!  RSVP link will be posted a week prior so check this page again.  Group B will meet on Thursdays.

RSVP

Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

February 22, 2019 – 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 TJBot Group A - Workshop #1 of 3

February 26, 2019 – 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!

Video Editing Basics

February 27, 2019 – 10AM or 2PM
Alumni Hall 202

    Learn the tools and techniques of editing great looking videos, presented by the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning!

Pre-register here

Adaptable Making

February 27, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, Room 202

    Delivering a quality, customized product or solution can be hard.  Join Jamie McCormick of Shatterproof Media for a discussion on innovation, flexibility, and how to deliver on EVERY customer request.

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IBM TJBot Group B - Workshop #1 of 3

February 28, 2019 – 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!

DIVE Library Design Challenge Pitch Competition

February 28, 2019 – 4-6PM
Central Library Community Room

    Teams from the DIVE Library Design Challenge on February 16 will compete in a pitch competition about their idea for cash prizes!

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AR/VR Monthly Meetup

February 28, 2019 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

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

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In The Works

 

IBM & Quantum Computing

March 14, 2019 – 4-6PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    IBM Quantum Ambassador Robert Loredo leads this intensive 2-hour workshop guiding participants in how to make use of IBM’s Qiskit and other quantum computing resources!

Hack++

March 23, 2019 – 9AM-9PM
The Wond’ry

    Student organization Change++ hosts a 12-hour marathon of guest speakers and breakout sessions to learn and implement new techniques of computer science and web/app development.  Applications required to participate in breakout teams; guest speaker sessions are open to all.

Music Creates

March 25, 2019
Harrison Media Holdings
Cannery Row

    Wond’ry Mentor Kane Harrison hosts this networking event where students interested in the music industry can meet with top Nashville music execs and performers, plus enjoy a live performance!

Venture Capitalism 101

April 2, 2019
The Wond’ry

    Wond’ry Mentor Jeff Gould hosts this introduction to the high risk but high reward world of venture capitalism.

ArtLab Spring Opening

April 11-12

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