Jan. 4, 2021—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Jan. 4, 2021—As the new year begins, Vanderbilt University Information Technology is implementing a number of changes to resources and services that may impact you.
Jan. 4, 2021—The Global Safety and Vanderbilt Travel teams will offer a series of sessions in January to help prepare for the spring semester’s return to campus. The sessions will discuss major changes in the travel landscape since November, new airline health and safety protocols, changes at Nashville International Airport, campus resources to assist in travel planning and more.
Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt Health Plus' Health Risk Assessment is a tool to identify personal health risks and ways to improve.
Jan. 4, 2021—Health Plus offers Babies and You, a worksite prenatal health promotion program for faculty and staff, their spouses, and/or dependent children who become pregnant. The program encourages early and consistent prenatal care and provides monthly educational opportunities including topics like breastfeeding, nutrition, coping with the discomforts of pregnancy, newborn care, choosing a pediatrician and more. The next session begins Jan. 21.
Dec. 28, 2020—Dec. 29 telecommunications update: The main phone lines for VUPD Dispatch, the Student Health Center and the University Counseling Center have been restored and are now fully operational. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain shared the following message with the university community on Dec. 28: Dear Vanderbilt Community, As you’ve likely...
Dec. 27, 2020—Due to the widespread AT&T telecommunications outage across Nashville, the main phone lines for the Student Health Center and the University Counseling Center are down.
Dec. 25, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain shared a message to the university community regarding the explosion in downtown Nashville.
VINSE Spotlight Podcast: Yuanzhe Liang–membranes with tiny pores that can be used to separate molecules or ions
Dec. 18, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Dec. 18, 2020—Moderna, remdesivir, AstraZeneca. VUMC’s experts have played an integral role in the development of these marquee COVID-19 therapeutics behind the scenes.
Vanderbilt researchers discover strong correlation between partisanship and social mobility during COVID-19 pandemic
Dec. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt political scientist Joshua Clinton led a team of researchers to analyze data from more than 1 million U.S. adults, determining that partisanship is more closely related to social mobility—defined here as social contact and travel within and among communities—during the COVID-19 pandemic than the incidence of COVID-19 cases or deaths in the community.
Dec. 18, 2020—'Toward Anti-Oppressive Teaching,' a new book co-written by Elizabeth A. Self, assistant professor of the practice of teaching and learning, and Barbara S. Stengel, professor of the practice of education, emerita, details how carefully crafted encounters can build on traditional approaches to educating future teachers about culture, power and systems of oppression.
Dec. 18, 2020—On the last day of fall classes, Associate Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies Shaul Kelner received a heartwarming surprise from his class of mostly first-year students.
Vanderbilt medical student uses ‘design thinking’ to help overcome racial discrimination in health care
Dec. 18, 2020—A Vanderbilt medical student credits the strong focus on design thinking in the Medical Innovators Development Program with his leadership role in an international competition to promote racial equity in health care.
Dec. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a limited amount of COVID-19 vaccine approved under an Emergency Use Authorization and, consistent with the Vaccination Plan for the State of Tennessee, is giving first priority to its health care workforce, health professions learners in the School of Medicine and School of Nursing who provide direct patient care, and Vanderbilt University Public Safety officers who are first responders.