News & Events Breadcrumb Home News & Events Featured News March 30, 2020 News Headlines Video: Always Wildcats — Wherever You Are Familiar faces from the Davidson College campus send greetings to Wildcats near and far to help close the distance and to remind us that we are #DAVIDSONTRUE. March 27, 2020 In the News CNBC Features Students, Campus in Story About Disruption Caused by Virus March 26, 2020 Alumni and Family Engagement Alumni Voices: Pentagon Project Turns into Hunt for COVID-19 Vaccine In war, armies can turn viruses and bacteria into weapons. The Pentagon needed the capacity to respond quickly to an epidemic, and they enlisted the help of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, led by immunologist James Crowe. March 25, 2020 Communication Studies Will Handshakes Survive Social Distancing? Comm Studies Professor Talks to Charlotte Observer Social distancing has made the handshake or—gasp—a hug a thing of the past. But when people finally can return to getting closer than six feet, will these social greetings return as well? March 25, 2020 Career Development Against the Odds: Personal Hurdles, Family Sacrifice Motivate New Watson Fellows Davidson seniors, Maddie Hunter and Roy Toston, have been awarded prestigious Thomas J. Watson fellowships to pursue their interests after graduation. March 24, 2020 Alumni and Family Engagement Alumni Voices: “We Will Get Through This” by U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy ’85 We cannot stop the spread of this virus unless each and every one of us take individual responsibility and practice the habits suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization. The coronavirus is much more infectious than the regular flu virus, and it comes down to each of us taking ownership and doing what is not only right for ourselves but for our neighbors. All News What’s Happening Featured Events Mar 31 Webinar: College Admissions and the Coronavirus Apr 01 VIRTUAL: Paul Kelton- “Pandemics Then and Now: What Might the World's Experience with Cholera in the 1830s Teach Us Today?” Apr 08 VIRTUAL: Kyle Harper- “Plagues upon the Earth: Infectious Disease and Human History” Events Calendar Upcoming Events April 20, 2020 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm VIRTUAL: Christina Snyder- "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Civilizations: Native American Intellectual Culture During The Removal Era" April 22, 2020 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm VIRTUAL: Mikaëla Morgane Adams- "Influenza in Indian Country: The Health Costs of Economic, Cultural, and Racial Marginalization during the 1918-1920 Pandemic" For the Media College Communications is dedicated to sharing Davidson College news with the college community and the media, and to helping journalists secure expert interviews, photographs, and rich media for stories. Media Relations Social Media Hub Follow us to find out what life is like at Davidson College. Visit our social media directory for an inside look at athletics, academic departments, campus life and more. What's Happening Many campus events have been cancelled or postponed. Please check the Events Calendar for schedule changes. Events Digest to Your Inbox Sign up to receive the Davidson Events Digest, a weekly email compilation of upcoming public events at Davidson College.