Mar. 8, 2020—Students who have had direct contact with someone who is infected with COVID-19, or who have traveled to China, South Korea, Iran or Italy, are not permitted to return to campus until they have completed a 14-day self-isolation period and been cleared to return to campus. Students are also encouraged to complete the self-report/monitoring survey if they have any reason to believe that their contacts or travels may have exposed them to COVID-19.
Mar. 7, 2020—Faculty are encouraged to develop contingency plans to allow for the continuation of teaching and research and to accommodate students or instructors who must undergo self-isolation or any other prolonged absence due to COVID-19.
Mar. 6, 2020—VUIT is actively responding to an intense phishing campaign that started on Thursday, March 5. Several VU accounts have already been compromised. Please do not open the link in the email or a link in any other email if you are unsure of its validity or security.
Mar. 6, 2020—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center announces a funding opportunity to support innovative cancer-related projects in need of preliminary data. The goal of this award is to provide funding to support paradigm-shifting, practice-improving or policy-changing research.
Mar. 6, 2020—A REDCap intermediate training is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, at 2 p.m. in Light Hall. In this training, learn about customizations you can make to your REDCap project, including some of the additional customizations that are found under the “enable optional modules and customizations” section of the Project Setup page.
Mar. 6, 2020—A new partnership between the Divinity School and Mental Health and Chaplaincy, a national program of the Veterans Health Administration, will relaunch a doctor of ministry program at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 6, 2020—David Card, the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California–Berkeley and director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, will give a talk titled "Are We Under-investing in Education?" on Tuesday, March 24, at 4:10 p.m. in Wilson Hall.
Mar. 6, 2020—Vanderbilt Basic Sciences will host a Mental Health and Wellness Summit on Tuesday, March 17, featuring keynote addresses for faculty and staff and for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars by Sharon Milgram, director of the National Institutes of Health Office of Intramural Training and Education.
Mar. 5, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente shares an update on campus preparations for novel coronavirus and guidance for the Vanderbilt community.
Mar. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt Athletics will host a donation drive to assist with Middle Tennessee tornado relief efforts on Saturday, March 7, prior to the men’s basketball home game against South Carolina. The drive will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the McGugin Center parking lot, 2601 Jess Neely Drive.
Mar. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt’s David Williams II Recreation and Wellness Center presents “Healthy Meals in Under 30 Minutes” on Friday, March 13, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Rec Center’s teaching kitchen.
Mar. 4, 2020—Work/Life Connections–EAP will host an open house for Vanderbilt University faculty and staff on Wednesday, March 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Medical Arts Building, Suite 010, located at 1211 21st Ave. S.