The Vanderbilt Hustler

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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 conlcuded 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.

Students dance in Café con Leche, the annual cultural showcase hosted by the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS). (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

International students grapple with unanswered questions, as the deadline to declare remote study approaches

June 26, 2020

Students may request a change to on-campus study after June 26 but would be placed on a waitlist for housing, according to a June 24 email from the University Registrar.

International students share stories from their Vanderbilt experiences at the Lanterns Showcase, held annually in February.

International students react to Return to Campus plan

June 22, 2020

Though the official announcement gave 10 days to declare intention to study remotely, individual emails to students indicate greater flexibility.

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 Martha Rivers Ingram Commons serves as a home for all incoming first-year students, but life will look different here than it did in the past.

Incoming first-years scramble in reaction to Vanderbilt’s Return to Campus plan

June 18, 2020

Students from the incoming Class of 2024 react to the fall 2020 plan and what it means for their first semester on campus.

Sunlight streams through tree in front of Cole hall

Graduate student passes away

June 17, 2020

Yao volunteered with students in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

Vanderbilt's campus has remained empty since students left campus in March.

Those left behind: life for international students still on campus

June 17, 2020

Students unable to travel home because of COVID-19 travel restrictions share space with VUMC workers, order delivery meals and try to maintain a sense of community in spite of social distancing.

Highland quad with the sun streaming in front and a tree

Housing constraints will require that new transfer students live off-campus for the 2020-2021 academic year

June 12, 2020

The university said in an email statement that this change will not affect financial aid packages and that students can utilize the Off-Campus Housing Service to find places to live nearby.

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.

Vanderbilt field.

SEC pledges $100K to Vanderbilt’s tornado relief funds

May 18, 2020

The Southeastern Conference provided Vanderbilt with $100,000 to be distributed to student, faculty or staff affected by the tornado.

HOD interns and student teachers Zoom to graduation

HOD interns and student teachers Zoom to graduation

April 19, 2020

Students whose internships and student-teaching positions were disrupted by COVID-19 are still able to graduate on time and receive full credit.