Oct. 7, 2020—While symptom monitoring and testing are important parts of the university’s “Anchor Down. Step Up.” campaign, the overall well-being of the entire community is paramount. During this time, the university encourages all Commodores to check in not only with themselves, but also other community members.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University and OneGenAway, a nonprofit organization that strives to eliminate food deserts, partnered to provide 30,000 pounds of healthy food to families in the Midtown, Edgehill and Chestnut Hill neighborhoods on Oct. 3.
Vanderbilt researchers develop publicly available COVID-19 animal susceptibility prediction tool; suggests increased risk to horses
Oct. 6, 2020—All-remote collaboration results in free animal susceptibility tool to help prioritize research and closer examination of at-risk species.
Oct. 5, 2020—We have reached the halfway point of the semester. The hardest work, both academically and personally, of this fall is now ahead of us. We have had so many successes to celebrate thus far, but we also know there are issues to address to ensure the rest of the semester continues successfully and that our plans for spring, which we will be announcing shortly, may proceed.
Oct. 5, 2020—When Arts and Science student Chandler Quaile first put his mark on Vanderbilt, he did so with a handful of acrylic paint. Quaile and fellow first-year students living in Carmichael Towers this semester came together for a special art night called “Leave your Legacy.”
Trailblazing alumna Dorothy Phillips discusses her career as a chemist, importance of diversity in the physical sciences
Oct. 2, 2020—Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips, BA’67, the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt and a member of the inaugural class of Vanderbilt Trailblazers, recently was interviewed by the American Chemical Society about her career as a chemist and the importance of making the physical sciences more inclusive for women and underrepresented minorities.
Oct. 1, 2020—VUIT is offering tips to help avoid “Zoombombing,” when uninvited guests join Zoom meetings with the intention of disrupting the meeting or sharing unwelcome content.
Oct. 1, 2020—Though the city has transitioned to Phase 3 of its Roadmap to Reopening Nashville, the university remains in Phase 2+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan. Vanderbilt community members are expected to abide by university protocols at all times, whether on or off campus.
Oct. 1, 2020—Public Health AmbassaDores have been assisting the Vanderbilt community since July and serve as one of the university’s main resources for educating individuals about health and safety protocols during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt University will remain in Phase 2+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan as the city of Nashville transitions to phase 3 of its Roadmap to Reopening Nashville on Thursday, Oct. 1.
Sep. 25, 2020—Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips, BS’67, is being honored with a lifetime achievement award from the National Organization for the Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers. Phillips, the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt, is a 2020 recipient of NOBCChE’s Lifetime Service Award.
Sep. 22, 2020—NSF Convergence grant dovetails with Microsoft PREMONITION program expansion Vanderbilt engineers are leading the academic component of a massive Microsoft project that combines robotics, genomics, big data collection—and mosquitos—to monitor the environment and detect potential pandemics and other threats before they cause widespread outbreaks. Microsoft announced today expansion of its PREMONITION program and a large-scale...