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CNN’s go-to health expert: Dr. William Schaffner

CNN’s go-to health expert: Dr. William Schaffner

Ziyi Liu

April 27, 2016

When CNN needs a health expert’s input on the latest disease outbreak, they call Vanderbilt’s Dr. William Schaffner, an internist and infectious disease specialist who has been with Vanderbilt since he began his residency in June of 1962. Before coming to Vanderbilt, Dr. Schaffner worked with the...

Vanderbilt’s Vaccine Center fights Zika outbreak

Vanderbilt’s Vaccine Center fights Zika outbreak

Zoe Shancer, Senior Editor

February 17, 2016

At any one time, scientists in the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center are working on projects relating to 50 different target viruses. When an outbreak of a virus hits, the vaccine center researchers ramp up their efforts, as in the case of Ebola last year and Zika virus over the last few months. Zika has rece...

Meet Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer

Meet Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer

Zoe Shancer, Senior Editor

December 2, 2015

George C. Hill moved his things into his new office in Kirkland Hall yesterday for his first day as Vanderbilt’s first chief diversity officer (CDO). “I’m still trying to find where the restroom is in Kirkland,” Hill joked. “I almost walked into a closet.” Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos...

Bouncers, students and police talk Fake IDs

Bouncers, students and police talk Fake IDs

Amanda Nwaba

October 14, 2015

“One time, the bouncer at Tin just takes my friend’s ID and bends and snaps it and is just like, ‘leave,’” an anonymous student said. That’s the moment when one Vanderbilt student said she realized the bars around campus were becoming more strict. Many underage Vanderbilt students use...