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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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Biological Sciences Lecturer Converts Lab Course to Teach Students About Coronavirus

Apr. 21, 2020— When the coronavirus pandemic triggered Vanderbilt’s mid-March transition to distance learning, Clements, like many faculty members, had just a few days to turn his hands-on lab sections into virtual learning experiences. He did it by leaning heavily on his strength: using technology to keep students engaged with course material.

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Learning in the time of Coronavirus: Faculty and students adapt curriculum, take on new roles

Apr. 20, 2020—Distance learning brings a unique set of hurdles, but our students are up for the challenge. As the School of Medicine transitions to digital learning, medical education has adapted to meet the circumstances.

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‘Open Spaces: Comfort and Hope’ shares diverse array of artistic expressions, uplifting messages

Apr. 20, 2020—While the world is practicing social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, two Vanderbilt community members have created a virtual gathering space for students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars to engage with uplifting musical performances, artistic presentations, poetry readings and more.

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M.P.H. student working front lines of COVID-19 for Native Americans

Apr. 14, 2020—Just a week into her position with the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board, Tamee Livermont, a master of public health student who will graduate with the Class of 2020, was helping to lead the fight against the COVID-19 crisis.

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Biophotonics researchers 3D print masks that accommodate filter changing

Apr. 14, 2020—Two 3D printers at the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center are running around-the-clock, printing protective masks rather than their usual task—prototyping components for custom optical instruments that can cost millions of dollars.

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Virtual Gatherings: Robert Penn Warren Center connects humanities scholars

Apr. 14, 2020—The Robert Penn Warren Center keeps humanities scholars connected during the coronavirus outbreak through online events that include weekly virtual happy hours.

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How the Owen Community is Responding to Coronavirus

Apr. 13, 2020—Faculty, staff, and students are working together to learn and stay connected online during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Engineering alum leads DENSO’s effort to donate face shields to Tennessee hospitals

Apr. 13, 2020—In mid-March, as automakers across the world slowed production of vehicles due to the coronavirus crisis, Britt Autry, BE’92, and other executives at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc., in Maryville came together to chart a course for their employees and their plant operations.

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IRIS Center provides vital online resources for educators during outbreak

Apr. 10, 2020—As teaching has moved online in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, more and more educators are turning to the IRIS Center at Vanderbilt Peabody College for reliable information on evidence-based practices and interventions.

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Chemistry department leverages available resources for hand sanitizer production

Apr. 9, 2020—As universities across the country pool resources to tackle pressing challenges brought on by COVID-19, individuals in the Department of Chemistry at Vanderbilt are working to develop one resource in high demand: hand sanitizer. 

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Vanderbilt nursing students experience social distancing … and provide virtual clinical patient care

Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed an innovative solution to enable its PreSpecialty nursing students to continue their clinical training while taking the social distancing precautions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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