Dec. 28, 2020—Dec. 29 telecommunications update: The main phone lines for VUPD Dispatch, the Student Health Center and the University Counseling Center have been restored and are now fully operational. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain shared the following message with the university community on Dec. 28: Dear Vanderbilt Community, As you’ve likely...
Dec. 25, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain shared a message to the university community regarding the explosion in downtown Nashville.
Mar. 3, 2020—Though the Vanderbilt campus escaped damage from a March 3 tornado, some members of the university community have been significantly impacted, including losing their homes, following the storm that hit Nashville during the early morning hours. University officials continue to reach out to students, faculty and staff to determine the impact for, and provide assistance to, those who live off-campus.
Dec. 21, 2015—Ten members of a Vanderbilt University admissions tour group were injured Dec. 21 when a tree fell as the group was leaving an information session and waiting outside to begin tours of campus. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.
Dec. 10, 2015—Brandi Besheres, R.N., left, who works in the Critical Care Tower, and her good friend, McCauley Gatliff Robbins, who works in Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos’ office, were returning home from a day of shopping recently when Robbins’ baby, Reagan, experienced respiratory distress and struggled to breathe.
Feb. 7, 2013—On a recent Monday afternoon, the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt moved — within minutes — from the typical hustle and bustle of seeing and admitting patients to an entire children’s hospital on a state of full community alert.