Sep. 16, 2020—As fall and the time change approaches, Vanderbilt University Public Safety reminds the Vanderbilt community to remain vigilant, whether traveling across campus or to other areas of Nashville, particularly as it begins to get darker earlier.
Sep. 16, 2020—William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of preventive medicine, discusses the importance of getting a flu vaccination this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 16, 2020—WeGo Public Transit is increasing the number of trips on certain routes during peak times to help alleviate crowding onboard buses and to promote physical distancing. The fall service changes also include a return to front door boarding practices and the resumption of fare collection.
Sep. 16, 2020—Donna and Jeffrey Eskind, whose generous gifts have advanced Vanderbilt research that is improving lives, have made a new commitment of $2 million to endow a new chair in autism spectrum disorder research in the School of Medicine.
Sep. 16, 2020—Applications are being sought for the American Cancer Society–Institutional Research Grant (IRG). These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support.
Sep. 15, 2020—Christianne Roumie has been named director of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Master of Public Health program, a two-year interdisciplinary program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Sep. 15, 2020—The legacies of Ida B. Wells and J. Frankie Pierce and their fight for suffrage for Black women will be the topic of a panel discussion on Friday, Sept. 18. The online event will explore how Wells’ and Pierce’s life’s work contributed to the struggle for women’s suffrage and how their legacies inform Black women and civic engagement in our communities today.
Vanderbilt researchers extend software-development efforts for sustainable microgrids through $2.5 million Department of Defense project
Sep. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt leading green energy project to better manage microgrids, local energy systems, funded by the Department of Defense.
Sep. 15, 2020—The next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group will be a check-in session for participants.
Sep. 15, 2020—“My Knowledge,” a new knowledge base in Oracle Cloud, is now available to Vanderbilt employees.
Sep. 14, 2020—Students, faculty and staff are making tremendous strides in keeping one another as safe as possible and continuing to focus on campus protocols and guidelines in this time of great change. Each member of the Vanderbilt community must be part of the solution, and leaders are emerging across campus.
Sep. 14, 2020—By popular demand, computer science engineers develop additional open online courses on Coursera, sharing Vanderbilt-caliber education with people around the world.