Sep. 16, 2020—William Schaffner, professor of health policy and professor of preventive medicine, discusses the importance of getting a flu vaccination this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 14, 2020—Students, faculty and staff are making tremendous strides in keeping one another as safe as possible and continuing to focus on campus protocols and guidelines in this time of great change. Each member of the Vanderbilt community must be part of the solution, and leaders are emerging across campus.
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. 11, 2020—Free flu shots are now available for all students at the Student Health Center, including on Saturday, Sept. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sep. 11, 2020—Derek Griffith, professor of medicine, health and society and founding director of the Center for Research on Men’s Health, takes an intersectional approach to researching the impacts of COVID-19, advocating for a more nuanced understanding of identity’s role in determining risk to enhance policy reforms toward greater health equity.
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. 8, 2020—Students, faculty and staff can now add their Commodore Card to Apple Wallet and use their iPhone and Apple Watch to access buildings on campus, purchase meals and more.
Sep. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are adapting to the current reality of campus life during the COVID-19 pandemic—and learning to thrive and support each other while doing so.
Sep. 7, 2020—New findings demonstrate how genetic variations in the receptor that binds SARS-CoV-2 impact virus recognition and infectivity and offer insights to COVID-19 susceptibility and treatment.
Vanderbilt students adapt to new ways of socializing and supporting each other amid pandemic protocols
Sep. 3, 2020—Now that many Vanderbilt students have returned to Nashville, they are adapting to the new reality of campus life—and learning to thrive and support classmates while doing so.
Sep. 3, 2020—This semester may look different from years past, but that hasn’t stopped students, faculty and staff from interacting with their fellow Commodores in new and meaningful ways amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its necessary safety protocols.
Aug. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt has updated its public dashboard to report the prior day's number of positive COVID-19 test results and will begin testing all undergraduates weekly as well as expand its periodic testing across all campus groups. These additional tests, and the data drawn from them, are vital tools in helping the university slow the spread of COVID-19.