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Severe weather at Vanderbilt – do you know what to do?

Apr. 19, 2018—It's been 20 years since an F-3 tornado hit Nashville's urban core in April 1998, making this month a good time for students, faculty and staff to revisit Vanderbilt’s weather safety procedures.

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Guidance for students, faculty and staff on university policies for winter weather

Jan. 15, 2018—Important guidance for students, faculty and staff on how information will be shared and what to do in the event of winter weather conditions.

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Update on campus conditions, dining and services

Jan. 12, 2018—Please find below information on the operational status of various campus services for Friday, Jan. 12.

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Classes cancelled; administrative leave day declared

Jan. 12, 2018—Due to winter weather conditions, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has cancelled classes for Friday, Jan. 12, and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has declared an administrative leave day. Essential employees MUST report to work to maintain core operations. Staff who do not have essential assignments need not report to campus. If...

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Inclement weather forecast for Friday; notification to be sent if classes cancelled

Jan. 11, 2018—  The forecast for Friday, Jan. 12 calls for a chance of freezing rain, ice and snow. If weather conditions necessitate the cancellation of classes, text, email and phone messages will be sent to all students, faculty and staff by 5 a.m. Friday morning through the Everbridge messaging platform. The information will also be shared on the Vanderbilt homepage, on the...

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 15, 2017—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Better models predict weather disaster outcomes, help plan recoveries

Jun. 2, 2017—Bayesian modeling can include hundreds of data points and present a range of potential events and options for dealing with them.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Sep. 16, 2016—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Severe weather at Vanderbilt: Do you know what to do?

Feb. 26, 2016—Severe Weather Awareness Week, scheduled Feb. 28–March 5 for Middle Tennessee, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.

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Winter weather cancels classes, but gears up campus services

Jan. 22, 2016—When Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente emailed students early Friday morning to inform them that classes had been cancelled for the day, many of them no doubt took it as a signal to sleep in or to begin their weekends early. But for a team of dedicated staff and administrators, the work of dealing with the winter weather had just begun.

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Inclement weather on Friday and reporting to work

Jan. 21, 2016—Classes are canceled Jan. 22. Guidance here for all university staff from Barbara Carroll, chief human resources officer, about the inclement weather and reporting to work.

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Take note: Information about inclement weather and reporting to work

Jan. 19, 2016—Message to all university faculty and staff from Barbara Carroll, chief human resources officer Colleagues, Nashville is likely to see its first inclement weather of the season starting in the very early hours of Wednesday morning. It sounds like there will be a mix of ice and some accumulating snow that will impact the Wednesday morning...

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