Mar. 16, 2020—In her latest "Open Mind" column, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses how we can live, learn and work with social distancing, and our responsibility to do so.
Mar. 15, 2020—Due to the current status of the University concerning the COVID-19 virus, the VandyRides service is suspended as of March 14, 2020. The health and safety of our students is our top priority; therefore, VUPS will continue to provide an on-call medical transportation service.
Mar. 13, 2020—In order to protect the health and safety of the Vanderbilt community during the unprecedented public health challenge of COVID-19, the university is instituting an initial remote work period beginning Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27. Individual remote work decisions require approval by an employee's manager.
Mar. 13, 2020—The Office of Faculty Affairs has launched a new centralized web portal where faculty members can find the broad array of resources available to them as the university transitions all academic courses to online and alternative education.
Mar. 12, 2020—Vanderbilt has made Zoom online conferencing software available for all university faculty, students and staff. Are you missing the sights of Vanderbilt while living, learning or working off campus? Bring the university home by downloading campus images to use as virtual backgrounds for your next Zoom meeting.
Mar. 12, 2020—All undergraduate campus residents should make plans to move out no later than Sunday, March 15, and should complete the required Spring Move-Out Information Form available on the OHARE website as soon as possible. Classes will resume using online and alternative learning on March 16.
Mar. 12, 2020—Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the Southeastern Conference has canceled the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville. In addition, and effective immediately, regular season competition for teams in all sports on SEC campuses, as well SEC championship events, will be suspended until March 30.
Mar. 12, 2020—Due to the recent presidential proclamation on international travel, Vanderbilt is reminding faculty, staff, graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars of the university's existing policies, and also providing some updates for community members to continue being proactive in their COVID-19 prevention measures.
Mar. 12, 2020—The federal government is restricting travel from Europe to the United States for the foreseeable future, beginning Friday, March 13. It appears this development does not apply to U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Vanderbilt is standing by to assist study abroad participants to the extent it can as this situation continues to evolve.
Mar. 12, 2020—Researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) discovered a role for MYCN in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a particularly aggressive form of the disease, and identified a potential intervention for further clinical investigation.
Mar. 11, 2020—All undergraduate campus residents should make plans to move out no later than Sunday, March 15, and should complete the required Spring Move-Out Information Form available on the OHARE website as soon as possible. Students who may need to remain on campus beyond March 15 will receive further communication. Classes will resume using online and alternative learning on March 16.
Mar. 11, 2020—Following the transition to online and alternative learning for the remainder of the spring semester and move out of all undergraduate residential students, the Vanderbilt University campus remains safe and open. Staff are expected to work their normal schedules and should direct questions about schedules or work arrangements to their managers.
Mar. 11, 2020—Online and alternative learning will launch Monday, March 16, for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The university is committed to providing faculty with the resources and support they need as this unprecedented shift is made to protect the health and safety of the campus community.