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The Office of Active Citizenship and Service, located in Suite 109 of the Student Life Center, has coordinated volunteer opportunities with state and national nonprofits for students to volunteer.

Vanderbilt’s OACS envisions service opportunities for potential fall scenarios

May 26, 2020

As Nashville reopens, Vanderbilt’s Office of Active Citizenship and Service is coordinating with local organizations to evaluate potential service opportunities for the coming semester.

6FT Closer is working with SEC schools to make thank you videos for essential workers. (6FT Closer/Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Vanderbilt to participate in SEC competition creating videos to thank essential workers

May 25, 2020

VSG helps coordinate ‘SEC Gratitude Challenge’ with the conference’s student governments. Challenge will take place from today until Friday.

The Tennessee Capitol in Downtown Nashville. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt CSDI Poll finds COVID-19, economic concerns and high approval ratings in Davidson County

May 21, 2020

The 1,036-person survey administered between April 9 and May 10 found that over half of the participants had economic concerns, and the polled residents tended to endorse policies to mitigate COVID-19 spread.

Poster of Maymester and Study Abroad poster

Vanderbilt suspends Fall 2020 study abroad

May 15, 2020

Prospective fall study abroad students were informed on the morning of May 15 that all Fall 2020 study abroad programs would be suspended.

People sitting outside restaurant

Phase One of the Nashville economy’s reopening plan is well underway, here’s what local restaurants have to say

May 14, 2020

A four-phase reopening plan released by the Mayor’s Office began its implementation on Monday; progression through each phase will depend on metrics related to the pandemic.

Graphic of Vanderbilt's return to campus plan

Vanderbilt hopes for students on campus in the fall, has four-phase plan to re-open

May 13, 2020

Vanderbilt is considering changes to campus circulation, dining and classes to allow safe on-campus activity according to Interim Chancellor Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain on a Zoom town hall Wednesday afternoon.

Sunlight streams through tree in front of Cole hall

1,200 rooms still contain student belongings as university weighs retrieval options

May 9, 2020

OHARE will communicate directly with students to schedule returns to campus to retrieve belongings, according to a May 1 email.

Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus.

Vanderbilt’s ‘Return to Campus Plan’ to reopen ‘specific, limited, on-campus operations’

May 7, 2020

While Nashville will begin reopening May 11, Vanderbilt will implement its own framework of reopening, which will begin with on-campus research that cannot be done remotely May 18

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant face off on February 1, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo courtesy of Vince Bucci/AFP via Getty Images)

“The Last Dance” Episodes 5 and 6: Kobe, Krause and the age-old debate

May 4, 2020

Episodes five and six of ESPN’s latest basketball documentary featured a tribute to Kobe Bryant and set the scene for the Bulls dramatic 1998 playoff run.

Kirkland Hall on a warm and sunny January afternoon.

Vanderbilt student files class-action lawsuit against the university for its reimbursement policy

April 30, 2020

The case aims to include all students enrolled during the Spring 2020 semester who paid any tuition, fees and/or housing that were denied in-person instruction and/or campus facilities.

A Zoom call Tuesday with Interim Chancellor Susan Wente, Hustler News Editor Eva Durchholz and Manager of Media Relations Damon Maida.

Q&A: Interim Chancellor Wente Zooms with The Hustler

April 22, 2020

The Hustler talked with the Interim Chancellor about dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, the role of a student newspaper at a university and the transition with incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier.

Employees at Vanderbilt University Medical Center give their thanks to the efforts of Fuel Our Heroes. Photo courtesy @fuelourheroesnash

Vanderbilt students ‘Fuel Our Heroes’ across the nation

April 22, 2020

A Vanderbilt sophomore founded an organization to support medical professionals, demonstrating the charitable power of social media