Coping with COVID-19
Jan. 13, 2021—Any Nashville songwriter will tell you that some of the most meaningful collaborations come during crisis. Vanderbilt undergraduates in a songwriting class at the Blair School of Music got a taste of this when they partnered with peers on the other side of the globe, who also were dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, to co-create original songs.
Jan. 8, 2021—They’ve worked together for months to keep a bustling urban campus with thousands of members open and running in the midst of a pandemic: Meet the team instrumental in leading Vanderbilt’s ambitious and successful Return to Campus Plan.
Dec. 8, 2020—Join Dr. Ana Nobis, assistant professor of clinical medicine, as she answers top questions related to coronavirus. In this webinar, you will gain important insights about COVID-19 prevention, exposure and how to safely go forward while staying connected with others.
Dec. 7, 2020—While COVID-19 safety protocols have put some extracurricular activities on hold, Vanderbilt’s two student-run radio stations, WRVU and VandyRadio, have adapted and even thrived with the help of remote equipment.
Nov. 21, 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.
Nov. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt students recently had the opportunity to make their own stylish and unique “designer” face masks at multiple mask-making sessions led by Vanderbilt costume shop manager and senior lecturer Alexandra Sargent Capps at the Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center.
Nov. 6, 2020—The holiday season is usually a time for workplace celebrations, family gatherings with hugs and food, and friends connecting at parties. This year will be different due to the current pandemic. Here are some ideas on how you and yours can enjoy a virtual holiday.
Nov. 4, 2020—A November article published in Rehabilitation Psychology reviews research on disabilities and COVID-19 to help rehabilitation psychologists mitigate the effects of the added stress of the pandemic. In addition, the work addresses how systemic discrimination against people with disabilities intersects with other forms of inequity.
Nov. 2, 2020—The Vanderbilt community continues to Anchor Down and Step Up to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The university’s public dashboard, updated this morning, shows undergraduate students’ efforts to flatten their positive case curve last week. However, Vanderbilt continues to see positive cases—especially a rise in graduate and professional student COVID-19 cases over the last week.
Noted economist Raj Chetty draws on new data to highlight economic challenges exacerbated by COVID-19
Oct. 29, 2020—Economist shares COVID-19 economic data and prescription for successful recovery in compelling lecture hosted by the Data Science Institute, Department of Economics, the Public Policy Studies program and nonpartisan public policy research center The Sycamore Institute.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Provost’s Women's Advancement and Equity Council will hold two listening sessions the first week of November for faculty and postdoctoral fellows to discuss gender equity concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct. 26, 2020—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has established an ad hoc committee to make recommendations concerning the nature and timing of intermittent “wellness days” for undergraduate students throughout the 2021 spring academic calendar.