Oct. 12, 2020—As announced last Wednesday, Vanderbilt will continue to offer in-person, on-campus classes—governed by current safety protocols—during the 2021 spring semester. This week's Return to Campus Update provides additional clarity to questions regarding winter break housing as well as the academic schedule for spring.
Oct. 12, 2020—Due to a lack of available scholarship student-athletes, the Oct. 17 football game at Missouri will be postponed to a later date. The shortage of available scholarship student-athletes is due to the quarantining of individuals with positive COVID-19 tests and those designated as close contacts, along with injuries and opt-outs.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University will continue to offer in-person, on-campus classes—governed by current safety protocols—during the 2021 spring semester. Remote study through virtual/alternative platforms also will continue to be offered for those students who have personal circumstances that necessitate remote study.
Oct. 5, 2020—We have reached the halfway point of the semester. The hardest work, both academically and personally, of this fall is now ahead of us. We have had so many successes to celebrate thus far, but we also know there are issues to address to ensure the rest of the semester continues successfully and that our plans for spring, which we will be announcing shortly, may proceed.
Oct. 1, 2020—Nicholas Adams, research assistant professor of biomedical engineering, discusses what testing for the COVID-19 might look like as we enter cold and flu season.
Oct. 1, 2020—Though the city has transitioned to Phase 3 of its Roadmap to Reopening Nashville, the university remains in Phase 2+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan. Vanderbilt community members are expected to abide by university protocols at all times, whether on or off campus.
Oct. 1, 2020—Public Health AmbassaDores have been assisting the Vanderbilt community since July and serve as one of the university’s main resources for educating individuals about health and safety protocols during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 30, 2020—The Faculty Senate, in partnership with Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Tracey George and Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan, will host a series of workshops for faculty outlining the ways the new Vanderbilt Strong Faculty Grant Program can be used.
Vanderbilt will allow limited student attendance for first home game, announces enhanced virtual fan features
Sep. 28, 2020—Senior undergraduate students are being given first priority to attend the Oct. 3 game, followed by juniors, sophomores and first-year students, until the limited number of tickets available has been distributed. Students will be contacted directly via email with details about how to get their tickets.
Sep. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt University will remain in Phase 2+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan as the city of Nashville transitions to phase 3 of its Roadmap to Reopening Nashville on Thursday, Oct. 1.
Diermeier, Wente laud faculty for ‘staying strong,’ discuss major investments in faculty support, hiring
Sep. 23, 2020—Faculty have been critical to Vanderbilt's success in creating a robust model of on-campus and remote academic activity this semester, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente, who also announce major investments to support faculty professional needs and new faculty hiring.
Sep. 21, 2020—Law Students for Social Justice will discuss the history of housing discrimination in Nashville and how COVID-19 has impacted the affordable housing market during an online event from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.