Oct. 29, 2020—The Vanderbilt community is gearing up for a host of Halloween-themed events and activities over the next few days. As a reminder, attendees must follow campus protocols when attending these events, including wearing a mask and physically distancing.
Oct. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt University has announced the University Diversity Council members for 2020-21. Formed last year, the council advocates for equity, diversity and inclusion across all areas of Vanderbilt.
Oct. 26, 2020—VandyRide will provide a free shuttle to two voting locations, Murrell School and Eakin Elementary School, for students who wish to vote at their assigned polling location on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Oct. 25, 2020—The Student Care Network seeks to ensure that students have access to well-being resources, regardless of their location. There are a variety of online wellness and academic support resources for students studying on campus, off campus, out of state and abroad.
Oct. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt has added a new VandyRide stop near Zeppos College for students using the Black Route or the new Point to Point service. The stop is located outside of the back entrance of the Zeppos College along 25th Avenue South.
Oct. 23, 2020—A virtual symposium with noted speakers and artists will reflect on the civil rights legacy of Kelly Miller Smith Sr., Vanderbilt’s first African American administrator, and its meaning today. The symposium is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Oct. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt University hosted a virtual celebration on Oct. 21, recognizing the Reunion classes of 2020 with a special toast. The event served as a prelude to an on-campus celebration Vanderbilt will host next fall for all alumni whose Reunion year falls in 2020 or 2021.
Vanderbilt to conduct exit testing for undergraduate students, additional optional testing for all students before end of fall in-person classes
Oct. 19, 2020—As the end of in-person classes on Nov. 20 approaches, and with the interest of protecting public health as students prepare to leave campus and return to the homes of their parents and families, Vanderbilt will conduct mandatory undergraduate student “exit testing” and will also provide a final optional COVID-19 testing opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate and professional students.
Oct. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt will co-host the next webinar in Walk Bike Nashville's Vision Zero Speaker Series on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The webinar will focus on race, class and the pedestrian safety crisis. Vanderbilt seniors Veer Shah and Kamala Mullur will serve as moderators for the event.
Oct. 19, 2020—The 2020 presidential debate season will culminate just a few blocks from Vanderbilt, as neighboring Belmont University prepares to host the final debate on Thursday, Oct. 22. VUPS has been communicating closely with Belmont's campus security team to monitor developments and determine any possible impact to the Vanderbilt community.
Oct. 19, 2020—The Center for Student Wellbeing is offering tips and resources, including workshops, academic coaching and an online learning space, for students to help them succeed academically this semester.
Oct. 12, 2020—Hunter Parden, an MBA student at the Owen Graduate School of Management, has been awarded the John S. Beasley II Scholarship as part of Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program. Parden is one of nine U.S. military veterans included in the newest cohort of Bass Military Scholars this academic year.