Vanderbilt civil engineer to design tech-driven decision-making and disaster response tools for Houston-area food banks
Apr. 2, 2021—Following massive storms and a major disaster declaration in Texas, Hiba Baroud and collaborators selected by the NSF, DOE and DHS as Civic Innovation Challenge awardees, to develop tech-driven disaster response tools.
Mar. 3, 2021—March 3 marks one year since a significant tornado struck Nashville, and May 1 will be 11 years since the city's historic flood. These milestones are an important reminder to review what to do in the event that severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
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.
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.
Jan. 12, 2018—Please find below information on the operational status of various campus services for Friday, Jan. 12.
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...
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...
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.
Jun. 2, 2017—Bayesian modeling can include hundreds of data points and present a range of potential events and options for dealing with them.
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.
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.
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.