Tennessee counties that aren’t mandating masks are reporting death rates at least twice as high as those requiring face coverings, according to new research published Tuesday by Vanderbilt University.
Every journalist covering the pandemic is covering something that affects them, but it’s much more directly so when you’re a college journalist reporting on outbreaks happening among your friends and classmates.
Starting Monday, Vanderbilt University will require all students to be tested weekly for COVID-19, according to an email sent out Thursday morning by provost Susan Wente.
Hundreds of professors at Vanderbilt University are calling for a greater say in the way administrators reopen campus in the fall. The faculty members created a petition asking for a default distance learning policy — along with a list of what they consider achievable demands.
About a fifth of Vanderbilt University students will receive payments of $1,100 as the institution distributes $2.8 million in federal relief from the CARES Act.
As colleges across the country grapple with how to respond to COVID-19, Vanderbilt University is taking a bold step. All undergraduate students living in dorms have been instructed to pack up and move out by the end of the week.
There’s a renewed, bipartisan effort to allow college athletes in Tennessee to get endorsement deals. The legislative package would also provide funds for those who have graduated but haven’t gone pro.
“24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action.” That’s the name of a world-wide educational event former Vice President Al Gore launched Wednesday in Nashville.
Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos is stepping down due to health problems. The university announced Zeppos will leave the position in August but plans to return to the school as a law professor after a yearlong sabbatical. No details about his health were disclosed.
Mayor David Briley says Vanderbilt University’s trailblazing athletics director embodied the spirit and optimism of Nashville. David Williams died unexpectedly today, just a week after retiring. He had planned to continue teaching at the law school.