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Bordeau appointed president of Pulse: International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education

May. 20, 2020—Andrea Bordeau, global safety and security manager for Vanderbilt University, has been appointed the inaugural president of Pulse: International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education. The announcement of her appointment comes as Bordeau has worked to ensure the safety of Vanderbilt community members while abroad.

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New webpage shares stories of myriad ways Vanderbilt community is helping address COVID-19

May. 13, 2020—The university has launched Vanderbilt Responds to COVID-19, a webpage designed to share how the VU community is providing support, expertise and care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund engages community in Vanderbilt’s fight against coronavirus

Apr. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt University has established a new COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund. The fund enables donations to support research and innovation projects to fight COVID-19.

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Writing seminar considers chivalry in the age of COVID-19

Apr. 28, 2020—Students in "King Arthur and the Literature of Chivalry," a writing seminar taught by University Librarian and Professor of English Valerie Hotchkiss, devoted recent class time to what 21st-century chivalry looks like, especially during COVID-19.

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Philanthropy class donates funds to support local nonprofits and relief efforts

Apr. 27, 2020—A unique Vanderbilt University class has ended the year on a high note by distributing $77,000 in donations to Nashville nonprofits and relief efforts related to the March 3 tornadoes and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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What to do about COVID-19’s psychological impact on nurses

Apr. 24, 2020—With the COVID-19 crisis, nurses face unprecedented stressors in their professional and personal lives, write Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty Brittany Haskell, Mathew Schroer and Marci Zsamboky in the journal "American Nurse."

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COVID-19 and alcohol consumption don’t mix

Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt School of Nursing professor Mariann Piano, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and senior associate dean for research, sets the facts straight about COVID-2019 and alcohol, including reasons to monitor your alcohol consumption during the current pandemic.

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Homelessness will worsen due to COVID-19 outbreak, but there are solutions, Vanderbilt researcher says

Apr. 23, 2020—Human and Organizational Development Professor Marybeth Shinn outlines the solution to the homelessness epidemic in her new book, "In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What to Do About It."

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Peabody engages, supports and adapts during COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 22, 2020—Peabody College has found itself working in overdrive to continue meeting the needs of students while also supporting the many constituencies that make up a complex college offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

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Vox: It took a pandemic for cities to finally address homelessness

Apr. 21, 2020—Marybeth Shinn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Human, Organizational and Community Development, is quoted.

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The Tennessean: Anyone can get tested for COVID-19 in Tennessee. The question is, should you?

Apr. 21, 2020—David Aronoff, Addison B. Scoville Jr. Professor of Medicine, is quoted.

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The Washington Times: Pandemic ignites dozens of legal battles across nation

Apr. 21, 2020—Brian Fitzpatrick, professor of law, is quoted.

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