After just eight games, the Vanderbilt women’s basketball season is over. A statement from the university says the remainder of the season will be cancelled due to a combination of COVID-19 related circumstances, opt-outs and injuries.
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.
Metro Nashville is bringing COVID-19 clinical research vaccine trials to local residents. The city is partnering with medical institutions including Vanderbilt, Clinical Research Associates and Meharry Medical College. The effort is part of Operation Warp Speed, a federal initiative to “deliver 300 million doses of a safe, effective vaccine for COVID-19 by January 2021.”
As businesses continue to reopen in Nashville, the city’s tourism industry is partnering with Vanderbilt Health to find ways to make both locals and visitors feel safe. Medical experts are offering free advice to any business that agrees to follow the Metro Public Health Department’s COVID-19 guidelines. In turn, they can post green music notes […]
The latest report from Vanderbilt’s Department of Health Policy brings optimism to the state’s response to the coronavirus. A previous report showed for every positive case in Tennessee, another 1.4 people were infected. That number has since declined to 1 during the past week, suggesting that state-wide social distancing measures are working.
Kirsten Bailey is a Vanderbilt senior currently living on the university’s mostly empty campus. She’s staying there as long she can – she has an internship in Brentwood, and her parents, back in Cincinnati, are immunocompromised. She worries about putting them at risk. She requested to remain on campus for the rest of the semester, […]
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.
An ambitious, years-long study conducted by Vanderbilt University is tracking public school children across Nashville, asking them about life in their neighborhoods. The first year revealed that many do not feel their neighbors trust, or support one another.
Vanderbilt University has named its ninth chancellor. Daniel Diermeier is the current provost at the University of Chicago and a renowned political scientist and management scholar.
Listen / Vanderbilt researchers want to change a brief but dangerous procedure that occurs more than a million times a year in U.S. hospitals. A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine claims to settle a 50-year controversy over how to place a breathing tube.