Upcoming Events

May 2nd, 3:30-4pm

Spring 2017 Events

April 3rd and 5th
5-8pm

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Mon, April 3, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“Save time and find out how to test your ideas efficiently by attending this workshop taught by Dave Seeman!”

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Tuesday, April 4th
5:30pm

Thu, April 6, 2017
TBD
“Join the Wond’ry as we host Tim Draper, American venture capital investor and founder of Draper Fisher Jurveston, Draper Associates, and Draper University.”

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April 6th, 4-6pm

Join us to learn more 3D design concepts with Autodesk Fusion 360 and 3D printing, and leave with your own unique, self-designed 3D printed part.
What you need to bring — Make sure you bring a MOUSE and aLAPTOP with Autodesk Fusion 360 software downloaded (it can be downloaded for free with a university email here: http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators).

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April 11th @ 4pm

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April 12th, 4-5:30pm

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April 14th
1-5pm

“Do you want to build an electronic kit of your own, and learn to use electronic tools and equipment such as soldering irons, multimeters, and power supplies?”

  • This session will feature the AutoScan FM Radio kit.
  • Build it, test it, and listen to it. It’s yours to keep!
  • Limit one kit per student. Kits and bench space will be limited.
  • This workshop is open to all VU students who want to learn about electronics (and amateur radio)!
  • Budget 2 hrs. to complete the kit and come anytime during the 1-5pm session.
  • Questions? Email Prof. Holman at tim.holman@vanderbilt.edu
  • Register here
April 18th, 4:30-5:30pm
April 19th, 2:30-6pm
April 25th @ 4pmRegister here
Wednesdays @ 5:15pm
Thursdays, 5-6:15pm
Faculty Mixer
Thursdays, 4:30-6pmRSVP here
Wed, March 1st
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“Join us to learn 3D design concepts with TinkerCAD and 3D printing. We’ll put a small part you design on the 3D printer that you can pick up the next day.”Register here
March 14th @4pmRegister here
Tuesday, March 14th
4-5pm
“In this short workshop, we’ll cover the basics of creating a form, the materials suitable for forming, how to load plastic into our vacuum former, and how to heat the plastic so it vacuum forms around your form.”Register here
Wed, March 15, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
“Foam Core is a ridiculously useful material! This course teaches techniques that professional designers use to make visual and functional prototypes.”Register here
Wed, March 15, 2017
3-5pmRegister here
Thu, March 16, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
“Part of the Places/Spaces Mapping Exhibit, learn tips and tricks of the how to maximize your GoPro with instruction from VIDL videographers”Register here
Thu, March 16
5-7:30pm
“Learn the basics of coding and web development.”Register here
Thu, March 16
4:00-6:00pm
“Join us to learn 3D design concepts with TinkerCAD and 3D printing, and leave with your own unique, self-designed 3D printed part.”Register here
Friday, March 17th
3:30-4:30pm
Mon, March 20, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“Learn how to automate your life and release your inner innovator with life hack techniques.”Register here
Wed, March 22, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“Learn the basics of Arduino at Fractal Hardware.”Register here
Wed, March 22, 2017
5:00 PM – 6:30PM
Mon, March 27, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“Join us to learn more 3D design concepts with Autodesk Fusion 360 and 3D printing, and leave with your own unique, self-designed 3D printed part.”Register here
March 28th @4pmRegister here
Thursday, March 30th
4-5pm
“In this short workshop, we’ll cover the basics of creating a form, the materials suitable for forming, how to load plastic into our vacuum former, and how to heat the plastic so it vacuum forms around your form.”Register here
March 30th 4-5pmRegister here
March 31st
1-5pm“Do you want to build an electronic kit of your own, and learn to use electronic tools and equipment such as soldering irons, multimeters, and power supplies?”
  • This session will feature the 4-Digit Electronic Clock kit.
  • Build it, test it, and let it wake you up for classes in themorning. It’s yours to keep!
  • Limit one kit per student. Kits and bench space will be limited.
  • This workshop is open to all VU students who want to learn about electronics (and amateur radio)!
  • Budget 2 hrs. to complete the kit and come anytime during the 1-5pm session.
  • Questions? Email Prof. Holman at tim.holman@vanderbilt.edu
  • Register here
Wednesdays @ 5:15pm
Thursdays, 5-6:15pm
Faculty Mixer
Thursdays, 4:30-6pmRSVP here
Feb 2, 6-8pm
Sarrat Cinema
Mon, February 6, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
“Do you have innovative ideas or an interest in business startup? Join the Wond’ry and guest speaker Avi Spelman (VU ’08) as he shares how to obtain an Entreprenurial Mentality in the first part of this 2-Day series.”Register here
Feb 7, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
“Part of the Places/Spaces Mapping Exhibit, learn how to make illustrations in Inkscape, a vector graphics editor.”Register here
Wed, February 8, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
“Part of the Places/Spaces Mapping Exhibit series, learn how to test data using KK/ggvis with instruction by Cliff Anderson.”Register here
Wed, February 8, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
“Do you have innovative ideas or an interest in business startup? Join the Wond’ry and guest speaker Avi Spelman (VU ’08) as he shares how to obtain an Entreprenurial Mentality in the second part of this series.”Register here
February 9, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
“Part of the Places/Spaces Mapping Exhibit, learn how to make illustrations in Inkscape, a vector graphics editor.”Register here
Wed, February 15, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
“Why do designers draw? This course digs into the mindset and techniques of the best designers in the world to help you use drawing to get things done.”Register here
Feb 16, 5:30-11pm
Feb 16 at 4pm
Feb 17, 1-5pm
“Do you want to build an electronic kit of your own, and learn to use electronic tools and equipment such as soldering irons, multimeters, and power supplies?”Register here
Feb 21st @ 4pmRegister here
Feb 22, 3-6pm
“In this fiber arts boot-camp workshop you will learn fundaments necessary to be able to make your technologically brilliant ideas into a tangible reality. We will teach you the skills to get you started making everything and to be able to successfully use the sewing supplies at the Wond’ry and beyond.”Register here
Feb 23rd, from 4-6pm
“In this workshop we’ll explore several methods for making a box and making it look good. It sounds easy, until you try to make one. If you ever need to make a cover (e.g. electronics), a simple user interface or a housing for an experiment, you don’t want to miss this workshop.”Register here
Wednesdays @ 5:15pm
Thursdays, 5-6:15pm
Wed, January 25, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
Fri, January 27, 2017
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM CSTRegister here
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