April

 

Venture Capital 101

April 2, 2019, 5-6PM
The Wond’ry

    Whether you are looking for investors or looking to invest, Wond’ry Mentor Jeff Gould will guide you in this introduction to the high risk but high reward world of venture capital.

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Vinyl Cutting Workshop

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

    Learn how to use the Wond’ry’s vinyl cutter to make cool shapes you can stick on walls, windows, or just about any surface!

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Laser Cutting Project: Pop-up Cards

April 4, 2019 – 6:30-7:30PM
The Wond’ry, 2F Makerspace

    Who needs scissors to cut paper when you can do it with LASERS?  Come learn how to use the Wond’ry’s Laser Cutter and take home what you make!

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Techstars Startup Weekend

April 5-7, 2019
Wilson Hall

    Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend.

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VIDL Workshop: Filming Mobile

April 5, 2019 – 3 sessions
Wond’ry Room 104

    The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning will host 3 sessions (at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM) of a workshop teaching tips and tricks to improve video taken with your mobile phone.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

April 5, 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.)

Ghazal: An Ode to Love

April 6, 2019, 5-7:30PM
SLC Ballroom A

    The Wond’ry is a co-sponsor of this event by the Pakistani Students Association, a showcase of the South Asian musical art of ghazal gayaki.

From Cloning Insulin to Engineering for Cell Therapy

April 8, 2019, 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, ESB 044

    Join the Wond’ry to welcome guest lecturer Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a pioneering scientist who helped discover how to synthesize insulin in the 1970s… and that was just the beginning.

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Generation E

April 9, 2019, 6:30-8:30PM
The Wond’ry, ESB 044

    Join Vandy alum Kevin Zhang to learn the ins and outs of e-commerce–including how he made millions within a year of graduating.

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Laser Cutting Project: Custom Coasters

April 9, 2019 – 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 2F Makerspace

    Learn to use the Wond’ry’s laser cutter as a laser etcher!  Take home your own custom coaster for free!

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ORNL Take-over Day

April 10, 2019 – 1:30-4:30PM
Sarrat 216 & 220

    A team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be visiting Vanderbilt.  Tech talks and an overview of ORNL will be followed by breakout sessions with students.

ArtLab Focal Point: Lights, Lasers, and Lenses

April 11, 2019, 6-9PM
The Wond’ry

     Come explore the intersection of art and science with ArtLab’s spring exhibition, featuring art grounded in light, lasers, and lenses, with talks by science experts, a gallery of art by ArtLab fellows and Fresh AiR iSeminar students, free food, and a grand finale laser light show!

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Y Combinator Stories with Ben Taylor

April 11, 2019, 6-7PM
The Wond’ry, 3F

    Vandy alum and Y Combinator winter 2019 class member Ben Taylor, creator of Doorport, talks about his experiences applying for and participating in the Y Combinator startup seed fund, one of the most competitive startup competitions around.

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Twende

April 12, 2019, 9AM-4PM
Nashville Entrepreneur Center

    The Nashville Entrepreneur Center hosts this conference empowering entrepreneurs of color.  Twende We welcome all entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and community members of all backgrounds who are committed to tackling this issue of unequal access to funding for founders of color.  Registration fee scholarships sponsored by the Wond’ry are available!  Email thewondry@vanderbilt.edu if interested.

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Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

April 12, 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.)

Autism Acceptance Month Celebration

April 18, 2019, 4-6PM
The Wond’ry, 2F

    Come celebrate Autism Acceptance Month and meet representatives from Vanderbilt’s new Frist Center for Autism and Innovation in this casual meetup!

Electronic Kit Building Workshop & Project Help Desk

April 19, 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.)

AR/VR Monthly Meetup

April 25, 2019 – 6-8PM
The Wond’ry, 2nd Floor Lounge

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

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