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SIGN-UP for VINSE High School Field Trip Program for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) is pleased to be able to invite groups of high school students, group size 20 or smaller, to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, tour our cleanroom, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Our field trip program has hosted…

Posted by on August 1, 2018 in News,


VINSE/VSVS Rural Teacher Training Workshops

VINSE in partnership with Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science (VSVS) will offer a series of one-day workshops for all participating VSVS/VINSE rural teachers.  More than 50 teachers from Bedford, Giles, Macon, Robertson and Rutherford counties are participating in the outreach program during the 2018-2019 academic year.  Click here for more information about this program. Register for August 2018…

Posted by on July 20, 2018 in News,


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374 students from 20 Middle Tennessee High Schools participating in the VINSE High School Field Trip Program

20 Middle Tennessee High Schools representing 14 Middle TN counties are participating in the Spring 2018 VINSE high school field trip program. Groups of up to 20 from each school will to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Participating Schools, Spring 2018:…

Posted by on March 5, 2018 in News,


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VINSE outeach program reaches milestone

VINSE recently hosted our 100th group of Middle Tennessee high school students for a daylong field trip to the VINSE laboratories, giving the students hands-on experience in science and technology. <–full article–>

Posted by on April 7, 2017 in News,


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24 high schools from 15 Middle TN counties are participating in the VINSE Field Trip in Spring 2016

24 High Schools representing 15 Middle TN counties are participating in the Spring 2016 VINSE high school field trip program. Groups of up to 20 from each school will to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Spring 2016 Participating Schools: Big Picture…

Posted by on March 11, 2016 in News,


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Five year, $20 million TN-SCORE program boots state’s energy research capacity

For the last five years, scientists and engineers at Vanderbilt University have been collaborating closely with colleagues at other public and private universities and research centers throughout Tennessee in an effort to increase the state’s energy research capacity. This collaboration was made possible by a five-year, $20 million National Science Foundation (NSF) cooperative agreement Tennessee…

Posted by on June 30, 2015 in News,


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26 High Schools from 16 Middle TN counties are participating in the VINSE Field Trip in Spring 2015

26 High Schools representing 16 Middle TN counties are participating in the Spring 2015 VINSE high school field trip program. Groups of up to 20 from each school will to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Spring 2015 Participating Schools: Blackman High…

Posted by on March 2, 2015 in Events, News,


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SIGN-UP for VINSE High School Field Trip Program for Spring 2015

Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) is pleased to be able to invite groups of high school students, group size 20 or smaller, to visit our facilities, perform an experiment, utilize our electron microscope, and learn about nanotechnology and energy during a day visit. Our field trip program has hosted over 800 high…

Posted by on August 16, 2014 in Events, News,


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VINSE High School Field Trip program Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

Small groups of students from across middle Tennessee high schools learned how to squeeze electricity from a blackberry. The students mashed blackberries, extracted their juice, soaked an electrode in the juice, coated another electrode with graphite and clipped them together to make a solar cell. After the solar cells were finished, the students got to measure…

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Events, News,


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VUCast Extra: Blackberries, electricity, and high school students

How do you get students excited about science? Try some blackberries, nanotechnology and solar cells mixed with Tennessee high school students at a Vanderbilt lab. Watch VUCast Extra now.  

Posted by on October 13, 2013 in News,


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