Jun. 5, 2020—The death of George Floyd has served as a “clarion call”—an unmissable sign that indicates an urgent need for action—and it's up to each of us to hear the call and channel our knowledge, experience and compassion for others accordingly, writes William H. Robinson, vice provost for academic advancement and executive director of the Provost’s Office for Inclusive Excellence.
Jun. 4, 2020—Join Vanderbilt Divinity School and local and regional community members for a series of virtual conversations to process, organize and act. All who are committed to listening, learning and organizing for action are welcome to attend.
Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the 2021 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research in chemistry and the biomedical sciences of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.
Jun. 4, 2020—Former football student-athlete Cody Markel has been named the 2020 SEC Brad Davis Community Service Leader of the Year. Markel earned national attention last year after creating Turner’s Heroes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the memory of Vanderbilt classmate and fellow tight end Turner Cockrell.
Jun. 1, 2020—Encourage your child's musical and social development from the comfort of your home. Children will sing, dance and play as instructor Amy Alley joyfully recognizes and interacts with each child by name through Zoom.
Statement from Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion André L. Churchwell regarding the death of George Floyd
May. 31, 2020—Dr. André L. Churchwell, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, reflects on the death of George Floyd, the age-old "virus" of racism, and the role universities, like Vanderbilt, can play in working toward a solution.
May. 28, 2020—You can play an important role in creating a culture of wellness at Vanderbilt. Wellness Commodores lead by example through their enthusiastic commitment to wellness.
May. 28, 2020—Celebrate good health this season with Health Plus' Spring into Summer weight maintenance program. Do an initial weigh-in June 1-12. Participants will receive weekly resources to promote good health this summer. After four weeks, submit a final weigh-in July 13-24.
May. 28, 2020—A new paper proposes an ethical way to test drug safety during pregnancy by using electronic health data to conduct "virtual" drug trials.
May. 28, 2020—Lung disease experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues have determined a key factor as to why COVID-19 appears to infect and sicken adults and older people preferentially while seeming to spare younger children.
May. 22, 2020—Kate Clouse is working with researchers at the University of Cape Town to develop a phone app that will help new mothers with HIV in South Africa stay connected to the healthcare system during the perinatal period.
May. 22, 2020—In this month’s edition of the "Open Dore" newsletter, Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan discusses how the research community has continued to innovate during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it's leading the way as Vanderbilt ramps up its Return to Campus Plan.