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Vanderbilt waits to make decision on Fall study abroad

April 16, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak has caused some universities to cancel fall study abroad programs, Vanderbilt has yet to make a decision.

The deserted Amsterdam Airport on March 14. Vanderbilt students all over the world have had to grapple with the impacts of international travel restrictions. (Photo courtesy Isaac Stovall)

Students abroad scramble to book flights following travel restrictions due to COVID-19

March 18, 2020

At the start of the semester, 466 students were studying abroad, and as of Tuesday evening, 170 students remain abroad.

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Abroad program classes in Barcelona, Madrid suspended for two weeks

March 10, 2020

Students returning to the U.S. must fill out the university self-report form and stay away from campus for at least 14 days.

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Q&A: Coronavirus expert Mark Denison speaks to The Hustler about the spread of COVID-19

March 4, 2020

Denison, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt Medical School, talks about the Denison Lab’s coronavirus antiviral research, costs of the potential vaccine and the legitimacy of the 14-day quarantine policy.

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CORONAVIRUS: Vanderbilt requires all community members to report travel to South Korea, Italy, Iran, China to the university, imposes self-isolation off campus for 14 days

February 29, 2020

UPDATED: University responds to CDC message encouraging higher education institutions to consider returning study abroad students to the United States.

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BREAKING: Vanderbilt in Florence study abroad program suspended

February 29, 2020

The director of CET Academic Programs in Italy encouraged students to leave Italy Feb. 28 due to coronavirus.

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Vanderbilt limits international study abroad program options for A&S and Peabody students

February 16, 2020

The policy change, announced in Jan. 28 and Feb. 6 emails for A&S and Peabody respectively, prompted the passage of a VSG Senate resolution. The resolution calls for administration to delay the change.

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Vanderbilt students abroad and on-campus deal with repercussions from coronavirus

February 6, 2020

With the suspension of study abroad in China and the potential for travel restrictions to continue through commencement, the Vanderbilt community is feeling the effects of the rapidly growing outbreak.

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Vanderbilt suspends all spring study abroad programming in mainland China

February 3, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, Vanderbilt has redirected all students studying abroad in China to other programs.

A table at a Maymester fair. Class grades on abroad Maymesters are the only kind of abroad credit which will count towards Vanderbilt GPA. (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Study abroad classes no longer count toward Vanderbilt GPA

October 11, 2019

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Maymesters will not count towards Vanderbilt GPA...