Author: Vanderbilt News and Communications
Apr. 13, 2020—Faculty, staff, and students are working together to learn and stay connected online during the COVID-19 pandemic
Apr. 13, 2020—Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry, is quoted.
Apr. 13, 2020—In mid-March, as automakers across the world slowed production of vehicles due to the coronavirus crisis, Britt Autry, BE’92, and other executives at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc., in Maryville came together to chart a course for their employees and their plant operations.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center and AstraZeneca join forces to identify potential COVID-19 treatments
Apr. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have joined forces to identify candidates for antibody-based treatments that could protect people exposed to the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Apr. 8, 2020—Claire Sisco King, associate professor of communications studies, writes about coping with both the March tornadoes that impacted Middle Tennessee and the coronavirus crisis.
Apr. 7, 2020—Jennifer Gaddy, assistant professor of medicine, writes about decarceration as a way to combat the spread of the coronavirus in prisons.
Mar. 31, 2020—Cynthia Paschal, Vanderbilt senior associate dean for undergraduate education and a biomedical engineering professor, volunteered at a Nashville drive to collect PPE for medical workers to use when treating coronavirus patients.
Mar. 30, 2020—Even as Vanderbilt’s residence halls were closing and the business of educating moved online, Connor put the word out – he was willing to buy and deliver groceries for people who could not or should not leave their homes due to COVID-19.
Mar. 26, 2020—When Vanderbilt University Medical Center resident Ashley Nassiri asked Katy Riojas how to get the School of Engineering involved in the coronavirus crisis, Riojas had an idea, create face shields.
Mar. 26, 2020—Sanjay Mishra, postdoctoral fellow, and Robert Carnahan, associate professor of pediatrics, write about efforts to create a COVID-19 vaccine using RNA-based antibodies.
Blair School of Music professor Tucker Biddlecombe teaches his conducting class online during the COVID-19 outbreak
Mar. 23, 2020—Blair School of Music professor Tucker Biddlecombe teaches his conducting class online during the COVID 19 outbreak.
Mar. 18, 2020—Autumn Kujawa, assistant professor of psychology and human development, provides ideas for maintaining social connections while social distancing.