Oct. 20, 2020—A new method that keeps microbes and gut cells together will be useful for studies of complex host-microbe interactions and for analysis of clinical specimens.
Oct. 19, 2020—Nashville is seeing a significant rise in positive COVID-19 cases, and Vanderbilt has seen a slight uptick in its student testing positivity rate over the last week. It is more important than ever for Vanderbilt community members to abide by university health and safety protocols at all times, whether on or off campus.
Vanderbilt to conduct exit testing for undergraduate students, additional optional testing for all students before end of fall in-person classes
Oct. 19, 2020—As the end of in-person classes on Nov. 20 approaches, and with the interest of protecting public health as students prepare to leave campus and return to the homes of their parents and families, Vanderbilt will conduct mandatory undergraduate student “exit testing” and will also provide a final optional COVID-19 testing opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate and professional students.
Oct. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt will co-host the next webinar in Walk Bike Nashville's Vision Zero Speaker Series on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The webinar will focus on race, class and the pedestrian safety crisis. Vanderbilt seniors Veer Shah and Kamala Mullur will serve as moderators for the event.
Oct. 19, 2020—"Stories of Intersex and Faith," a documentary in which five intersex people offer insight into their extraordinary challenges, will be screened online Oct. 26 with a panel discussion to follow.
Oct. 19, 2020—Melanie McReynolds, HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellow at Princeton University, will present “NAD+ Flux is Maintained in Aged Mice” on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom. This Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.
Oct. 19, 2020—The IDD-Reads Grant Awards competition is open to teams consisting of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigators/members and their trainees and Vanderbilt Data Science Institute faculty/trainees (including affiliated faculty), CHIPI or Department of Health Policy. The objective is to conduct pilot projects consistent with the mission of the VKC using innovative data science tools.
Oct. 19, 2020—The 2020 presidential debate season will culminate just a few blocks from Vanderbilt, as neighboring Belmont University prepares to host the final debate on Thursday, Oct. 22. VUPS has been communicating closely with Belmont's campus security team to monitor developments and determine any possible impact to the Vanderbilt community.
Oct. 19, 2020—Beginning with the biweekly period starting Oct. 18 and the weekly period starting Oct. 19, the process for recording second shift, third shift and holiday premiums and for reporting worked holidays has been simplified.
Oct. 19, 2020—The Center for Student Wellbeing is offering tips and resources, including workshops, academic coaching and an online learning space, for students to help them succeed academically this semester.
Oct. 19, 2020—The Vanderbilt Melodores have advanced to Round 2 of the "UpStagedAID: One World, Every Student Voice" competition. In Round 2, the Melodores face off against the Belmont University Prismatics. Voting ends tomorrow, Oct. 20, at 11:59 p.m.
Oct. 19, 2020—The Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association will host a virtual symposium on Thursday, Oct. 29, featuring poster sessions and talks by Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Oak Ridge Associated Universities consortium postdoctoral scholars.
Oct. 19, 2020—New resources for faculty search committees are available through an online learning community and asynchronous resource repository. These resources will support the efforts of departments and schools to attract a strong, diverse pool of candidates and to recruit the best new colleagues.
Oct. 19, 2020—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the next director of the Bass Military Scholars Program.
Oct. 19, 2020—Older depressed adults show accelerated brain aging, according to a new study from Vanderbilt researchers, who suggest that the effects of depression may speed the decline in cognitive functions in older individuals.