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Squishy Circuits and Makey Makey at Featheringill Hall

This week, Honora Eskridge and Amy Corbitt visited Featheringill Hall to showcase some fun projects created using maker kits.  Students got to view and interact with: a light up snail made from Squishy Circuits, a siren made from Snap Circuits, and a Pac Man game controller using Makey Makey and playdough.  Various maker kits are… Keep Reading


The library was officially named the Sarah Shannon Stevenson Science Library in September, 1976.  The “engineering” addition came later.  Little is known about Mrs. Stevenson.   She was known to enjoy a game of poker along with a glass of whiskey.  She was the two-time President of the Junior League.  She was partial to crisp suits… Keep Reading

Engineers, get ready for the Engineering Academic Challenge

On September 10th, Engineering Academic Challenge 2018 kicks off. This five-week global challenge gives engineering professors, instructors, and librarians a chance to immerse students in an online active learning experience harnessing the combined power of Knovel and Engineering Village to tackle real-world engineering problems. The challenge questions are contributed by engineering students, faculty, and librarians… Keep Reading

Stevenson Library Hosts VSVS!

Stevenson Science and Engineering Library was the host to Vanderbilt Students Volunteers for Science (VSVS). VSVS is currently recruiting new members. The organization is made up of students who are committed to bringing inquiry-based, hands-on science lessons to middle-school students – grades 5-8. Today they were using nitrous oxide to make frozen desserts to share… Keep Reading

Searching the Library guide now available!

With all of the wonderful changes we’ve made to the library search and website this summer, we wanted to make sure we had a place where all the resources we’ve created to help YOU were available. Visit our Searching the Library guide to find: Up to date training and workshop calendar Training videos Training articles… Keep Reading