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International students can now remain in the U.S. even if Vanderbilt moves to a fully online model, according to a July 14 update from ICE. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

ICE restrictions reversed; ISSS commits to expanding support for international students

July 20, 2020

International students express relief at ICE’s decision to revoke proposed restrictions.

Kirkland Hall houses Vanderbilt administration. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Video surfaces of Vanderbilt student using racial slur, ties to Greek life

July 20, 2020

The video was taken March 2 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. It was later posted to Instagram July 3 by a Vanderbilt rising senior.

A screenshot of the virtual town hall featuring members of Vanderbilt administration and medical experts.

UPDATED: University hosts medical experts in virtual town hall discussing return to campus

July 18, 2020

The town hall, held at 2 p.m. CDT on July 18, featured guests including VUMC president and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Balser, VUMC Chief Diversity Officer Dr. André Churchwell and Vanderbilt Medical School Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases Dr. William Schaffner.

Students sit on lawn outside of Calhoun Hall.

Student-led initiative to rename Calhoun Hall hosts open Zoom discussion

July 7, 2020

The online conference, held on July 6, was made open to Vanderbilt’s student body and aimed to discuss goals and strategies for renaming the building.

Chancellor Daniel Diermeier speaks with The Hustler June 30 via Zoom. (Hustler Staff/Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Q&A: Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier speaks to The Hustler about his role as chancellor, student concerns

July 2, 2020

Diermeier officially took over as Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor July 1.

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International students partner with MLC and VSG to present demands to Dean Bandas, ISSS

July 2, 2020

Preliminary data from student-led surveys reveal disparity in opinion between domestic and international students on Vanderbilt’s Fall 2020 Plan.

The US Supreme Court concluded that the dismantlement of DACA  was unconstitutional.

Vanderbilt responds to Supreme Court’s DACA ruling

June 29, 2020

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of preserving DACA, temporarily protecting the livelihoods of the nearly 650,000 “dreamers” currently in the United States.

a group of backpackers walk past a sign that says cottonwood creek

Assistant director of the Outdoor Rec Center terminated, community responds

June 19, 2020

In an email sent to the 2,500 person Outdoor Recreation Center Listserv on June 12, Linda Rosenkranz announced that she will not be returning to campus in the fall.

The virtual town hall featured messages and announcements from Diermeier, Wente and Kopstain, and then closed with a Q&A open to viewers. Screenshot taken from Vanderbilt's Youtube page. (Hustler Staff/Screenshot by Logan Cromeens)

Diermeier, Wente and Kopstain host “Next Steps for Return to Campus” virtual town hall

June 18, 2020

The town hall, held on the evening of June 17, covered a wide range of topics including the specifics of safety protocol, contingency plans as well as the collective responsibility of everyone still residing on and returning to campus.

Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

What you need to know about Vanderbilt’s fall plan

June 16, 2020

Classes will begin Aug 24 and finish Nov. 20. The semester will conclude Dec. 13.

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Former Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

VandySports’ Chris Lee reports in-person classes to begin Aug. 24

June 15, 2020

Further details regarding class sizes, schedules, social distancing measures and final examinations are not included in Lee's tweets.

Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos (center) with Sarah and Ross Perot, recent donors of $8 million to Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt University/Photographer Unknown)

Vanderbilt announces new Nicholas S. Zeppos Scholarship

June 7, 2020

The Sarah and Ross Perot Jr. Foundation announced an $8 million commitment to establish the Nicholas S. Zeppos Scholarship on Feb. 7 in a Vanderbilt Board of Trust meeting.