Jul. 23, 2020—As public health officials tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, they face an overwhelming number of factors that affect the virus’s spread. Population density, economic challenges, adherence to social distancing measures—they all play a part in determining the rise or fall of infection rates. And the results of efforts to “flatten the curve” can vary from place...
Jul. 13, 2020—(David Lewis, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science, quoted)
Jul. 12, 2020—(Amanda Little, writer-in-residence in English, authored)
Jul. 9, 2020—(Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, authored)
Yahoo! Life: From ‘master bedroom’ to ‘blacklist’: What will it take to change racist terms in our everyday language?
Jul. 7, 2020—(Gabriel Torres Colón, senior lecturer in American Studies, quoted)
Jun. 16, 2020—After much planning and consideration, Vanderbilt has released a plan for how it will approach the fall 2020 semester. College of Arts and Science Dean John Geer also sent specific messages to A&S staff, undergraduate students, and graduate students.
Jun. 9, 2020—THE WORK “What are the burdens we carry?” For three years, Associate Professor of the Practice of Art Jana Harper has been exploring and answering that question through her project This Holding. “That question multiplied into other questions,” Harper said. “What might those burdens look like? What do they look like for us as individuals?...
Jun. 4, 2020—(Jada Ben Torres, associate professor of anthropology and director of the Laboratory of Genetic Anthropology and Biocultural Studies, quoted.)
Jun. 4, 2020—Amidst all the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, one constant has held: researchers across the College of Arts and Science have dedicated their efforts to understanding the virus, how to control it, and how it impacts our communities. Jennifer Trueblood, associate professor of psychology, and Tara McKay, assistant professor of medicine, health, and society, are part...