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Campus-wide network outage affects student connectivity, resolved three hours later

September 29, 2020

Network outage leaves students unable to connect to Wi-Fi, attend class and submit Brightspace assignments and assessments.

Eskind Biomedical Library

How undergraduate research labs have made the transition to virtual research

September 29, 2020

In compliance with both Vanderbilt and VUMC safety protocol, research labs across campus have been adapting to new guidelines, providing a different environment for undergraduate students working on research.

The School of Nursing as photographed on Sept. 10, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Alex Venero)

Hybrid labs arise to meet medical and graduate school requirements

September 28, 2020

Undergraduates performing less lab work in “hybrid” lab courses due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Student Life Center

Immersion Vanderbilt no longer a graduation requirement for Class of 2022

September 27, 2020

Juniors are “highly recommended but not required” to complete their projects; submission deadline delayed to November 2020.

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Dr. Kelvin Droegmeier discusses national research security policy in Sept. 25 Zoom webinar

September 26, 2020

Director of White House Science and Technology Policy delivers webinar on the security and integrity of the American research enterprise.

Zhubin Parang

Q&A: Vanderbilt alum Zhubin Parang speaks with The Hustler about his career and life after graduation

September 23, 2020

Zhubin Parang (BA ‘03) is a producer and writer for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” Prior to his virtual conversation with Vanderbilt students tomorrow at 7 p.m. CDT, Parang sat down with The Hustler to talk about his career trajectory after graduating from Vanderbilt and provide advice to current students.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Q&A: Dr. Kathryn Edwards provides The Hustler insight on coronavirus vaccine technology and distribution timelines

September 19, 2020

Edwards, professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt, talks about the progress made with coronavirus vaccines in light of her own research and political pressures for vaccine distribution.

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Q&A: Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Dr. Frances Arnold speaks to The Hustler about her inspiration and advice to students

September 18, 2020

Dr. Frances Arnold was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the directed evolution of enzymes.

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Nobel Laureate Dr. Frances Arnold delivers 2020 Dr. John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture via Zoom

September 18, 2020

Dr. Frances Arnold’s lecture was titled “Innovation by Evolution: bringing new chemistry to life” and centered on the principles and potential of directed evolution.

coffee tasting with a coffee sommelier

The Coffee Equity Lab and Scholarship of Everyday Life break new ground in coffee research

September 15, 2020

The initiative invites students to examine the global coffee industry through sociocultural, economic, environmental and political lenses.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center North

Official ORCHID trial results to be released shortly, will tell us effectivity of hydroxychloroquine in acute COVID-19 cases

September 13, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine is an effective therapy for a number of illnesses, and ORCHID looks to determine its safety and efficacy in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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Largest class taught in Vanderbilt history draws national attention

September 13, 2020

Size and scope of U.S. Elections class allows for ex-presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as guest lecturer. Meanwhile, one of the class’ multiple-choice questions lands on Fox News.