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Students from University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ Visit Fort Negley

The University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ was offered for the second time during the spring 2018 semester. To chronicle some of the highlights of the course, several students authored blogs reflecting on site visits the class took during the semester. Over the next few weeks, these blogs will be published on the VU BreakThru webpage….

Posted by on June 18, 2018 in Historic Black Nashville, News


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Students from University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ Visit Tennessee State Archives

The University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ was offered for the second time during the spring 2018 semester. To chronicle some of the highlights of the course, several students authored blogs reflecting on site visits the class took during the semester. Over the next few weeks, these blogs will be published on the VU BreakThru webpage….

Posted by on June 15, 2018 in Historic Black Nashville, News


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Students from University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ Visit Fisk University

The University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ was offered for the second time during the spring 2018 semester. To chronicle some of the highlights of the course, several students authored blogs reflecting on site visits the class took during the semester. Over the next few weeks, these blogs will be published on the VU BreakThru webpage….

Posted by on June 13, 2018 in Historic Black Nashville, News


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Students from University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ Visit Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities

The University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ was offered for the second time during the spring 2018 semester. To chronicle some of the highlights of the course, several students authored blogs reflecting on site visits the class took during the semester. Over the next few weeks, these blogs will be published on the VU BreakThru webpage….

Posted by on June 11, 2018 in Historic Black Nashville, News


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Students from University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ Reflect on Visit to Nashville Public Library

The University Course ‘Historic Black Nashville’ was offered for the second time during the spring 2018 semester. To chronicle some of the highlights of the course, several students authored blogs reflecting on site visits the class took during the semester. Over the next few weeks, these blogs will be published on the VU BreakThru webpage….

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Historic Black Nashville, News


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Data Science for Smart Cities: Gentrification Analysis Group

This spring, the University Course Data Sciences Methods for Smart City Applications was offered to Vanderbilt University undergraduate and graduate students for the first time. The course was designed to examine and address issues facing cities and metropolitan areas by bringing together concepts and methodologies from systems engineering, data sciences and machine learning, modeling and…

Posted by on June 5, 2018 in Data Science Methods for Smart City Applications, News


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Safety Analytics using Motor Vehicle Accident Data

This spring, the University Course Data Sciences Methods for Smart City Applications was offered to Vanderbilt University undergraduate and graduate students for the first time. The course was designed to examine and address issues facing cities and metropolitan areas by bringing together concepts and methodologies from systems engineering, data sciences and machine learning, modeling and…

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Data Science Methods for Smart City Applications, News


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Leveraging Quality Improvement Efforts to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates in Tennessee

Written by Pamela C. Hull, Ph.D., and Kelsey Minix, MPH Student HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is an important component to adolescent health because it protects against six cancers (cervical, oropharyngeal, anal, penile, vaginal and vulvar) and genital warts caused by the HPV infection. Despite the benefits of cancer prevention, HPV vaccination rates in the US…

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Energy Management with Vanderbilt Buildings

This spring, the University Course Data Sciences Methods for Smart City Applications was offered to Vanderbilt University undergraduate and graduate students for the first time. The course was designed to examine and address issues facing cities and metropolitan areas by bringing together concepts and methodologies from systems engineering, data sciences and machine learning, modeling and…

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Data Science Methods for Smart City Applications, News


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Recapping the First Year of ‘Data Science Methods for Smart City Applications’

This spring, the University Course Data Sciences Methods for Smart City Applications was offered to Vanderbilt University undergraduate and graduate students for the first time. The course was designed to examine and address issues facing cities and metropolitan areas by bringing together concepts and methodologies from systems engineering, data sciences and machine learning, modeling and…

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Data Science Methods for Smart City Applications, News