Coping with COVID-19
Oct. 14, 2020—The Division of Administration is conducting a series of surveys designed to gain a better understanding of commuter attitudes and behaviors in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey results will inform mobility and transportation efforts on campus and scholarly research at the university.
Oct. 13, 2020—The next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group will be a check-in session for participants. There will be no guest speaker or facilitator—just an open discussion for parents to talk about how they are doing.
Oct. 12, 2020—First-year student Morgan Butts used the idea of an "it" factor—in this case, "independent thought"—as a launching point for her newly published science fiction novel, "Raeth Thower and the Four Princes."
Oct. 5, 2020—When Arts and Science student Chandler Quaile first put his mark on Vanderbilt, he did so with a handful of acrylic paint. Quaile and fellow first-year students living in Carmichael Towers this semester came together for a special art night called “Leave your Legacy.”
Sep. 28, 2020—When faculty head of Murray House Alyssa Hasty connects with first-year students this semester, she's often doing so from a white painted circle on a lawn at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
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—Staff make possible the pursuit of Vanderbilt's mission to provide an empowering education to students, and their commitment and sustained effort have made the start of the academic year a great success, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain in a message to university staff.
Sep. 18, 2020—As a result of students' steadfast commitment, Vanderbilt is managing the spread of COVID-19—but continued vigilance is of paramount importance, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in a Sept. 18 message to students.
Sep. 14, 2020—Faculty heads of house on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons are finding creative ways to bring first-year students together safely for meaningful interaction in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University announced on Friday that it would begin the fall athletics season without spectators at home events through the end of October due to health and safety concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 10, 2020—Student Advocates for Public Health, a new student group, will engage undergraduates in education, training and dialogue to promote the safest possible campus for everyone at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 9, 2020—Elizabeth Meadows, associate director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, will discuss “Reducing Zoom Fatigue During COVID-19” on Tuesday, Sept. 22, beginning at noon.