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Thirteen Students from White County High School Join Cleanroom Solar Cell Lab Today

Apr. 3, 2024—How does a solar cell work and how can you make one? On Wednesday, April 3, VINSE welcomed 13 students from White County High School to our Cleanroom Solar Cell Lab. They went inside the VINSE cleanroom, home of the cleanest air in middle Tennessee, and found out with hands-on activities!  The students created a...

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92 High School Students Join Blackberry Solar Cell Lab During Spring Break

Mar. 11, 2024—While the Vanderbilt campus is ramping down during spring break, VINSE outreach program is buzzing with energy! On March 11, VINSE welcomed 20 students from Harpeth High School to our Blackberry Solar Cell Lab. They made solar cells out of blackberry juice and measured the electrical power they produced. The students also examined the material...

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Welcome the inaugural group of VINSE NanoGuides

Oct. 30, 2023—Meet our inaugural group of VINSE NanoGuides! These students will lead many of VINSE’s STEM outreach activities, including the VINSE high school field trip program, which offers hands-on learning designed to inspire K-12 kids to pursue careers in engineering and science. Theodore Anyika, Electrical and Computer Engineering Chris Boyd, Mechanical Engineering Jeb Buchner, Interdisciplinary Materials...

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6 VINSE members named 2023 NSF Graduate Student Research Fellows

Jun. 14, 2023—The National Science Foundation has selected 28 Vanderbilt students for its 2023 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 6 of which are VINSE members. The NSF GRFP supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, STEM education and NSF-backed social science disciplines.  Fellows receive a...

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VINSE NanoDay! Jacket Drawing Winners

Nov. 7, 2022—Congratulations to the winners of the NanoDay! jacket drawing! This is the third year that registered attendees had the opportunity to win a VINSE jacket, and it has quickly become a highly anticipated part of the event. Check out the winners below! Katja Diaz-Granados Madeleine Fort Chloe Frame Matthew Galazzo Blaise Kimmel Paul Laibinis Weifan...

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