Apr. 17, 2020—As we confront dual health and economic crises, we must remain steadfast in the constant pursuit of our mission and the ideals outlined in our Academic Strategic Plan. These core commitments are front of mind as we consider scenarios that will ensure the university’s success today and into the future, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in a message to the Vanderbilt community.
Apr. 16, 2020—With families facing unprecedented stress during the COVID-19 crisis, parents need to prioritize mental wellness in order to be present for their children, Vanderbilt psychology professor Bruce Compas says.
Apr. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University will use $2.8 million it receives as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to directly support students who have demonstrated need and are facing significant financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 15, 2020—Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child's screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 15, 2020—Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and health policy at Vanderbilt University, discusses what a blood test can reveal about the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
Apr. 15, 2020—In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses COVID-19 with Dr. David Aronoff, professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 15, 2020—The Center for Medicine, Health and Society’s virtual coffee hour series continues Thursday, April 16, at noon CST (1 p.m. EST). This week’s topic is “Doing Politics in a Pandemic.”
Apr. 15, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations have compiled lists of public and private funders that are accepting applications related to COVID-19.
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.
Apr. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University faculty are sharing their expertise on a range of topics related to COVID-19.
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.
Acorn School teachers develop innovative ways to engage Vanderbilt’s youngest learners during social distancing
Apr. 13, 2020—Teachers at The Acorn School, part of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, are using innovative ways to support and engage with Vanderbilt’s youngest learners and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.