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Winter weather cancels classes, but gears up campus services

When Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente emailed students early Friday morning to inform them that classes had been cancelled for the day, many of them no doubt took it as a signal to sleep in or to begin their weekends early. But for a team of dedicated staff and administrators, the work of dealing with the winter weather had just begun.

Vanderbilt psychiatrist says demystifying weather can help ease anxiety during spring storms

VUMC responds to the winter storm

During the predawn hours last Monday, Vanderbilt University Medical Center activated its Emergency Operations Center and initiated an Orange Alert for inclement weather in response to the worsening ice storm.

Snow daze

The winter storm that swept through Middle Tennessee this week brought a little bit of everything to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the rest of the region — rain, sleet, ice, snow, high winds and bitter cold temperatures.

VUMC’s storm preparedness efforts lauded by National Weather Service

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the first medical center in Tennessee to be named a Storm Ready Supporter by the National Weather Service (NWS), a designation that recognizes a superior level of preparedness for tornadoes and inclement weather.