Backyard Boom: Nashville has emerged as a cultural hotspot—with plenty of Vanderbilt alumni taking part in the city’s transformation
Jan. 24, 2020—“Portland knows the feeling. Austin had it once, too. So did Dallas. Even Las Vegas enjoyed a brief moment as the nation’s ‘it’ city. Now, it’s Nashville’s turn.”
Oct. 25, 2018—Kitt Carpenter, recently named director of the College of Arts and Science's Public Policy Studies, is working to boost the program's appeal to an even wider set of Vanderbilt students.
Apr. 19, 2018—More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the final Vanderbilt transit forum April 17. Panelists included State Sen. Jeff Yarbro and former Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell.
Mar. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt University is among the sponsors of a March 27 neighborhood forum at Belmont United Methodist Church concerning Nashville's proposed transit plan and upcoming referendum.
Feb. 23, 2018—Nashville's thriving sports scene, 21st-century American cities and the latest brain research are among the spring 2018 classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 16, 2015—Two candidates with close ties to Vanderbilt University were elected to office within the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on Sept. 10.
Sep. 2, 2015—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker Aug. 31 for an undergraduate public policy studies class taught by former Mayor Bill Purcell, an adjunct professor of public policy at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 11, 2014—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker Sept. 8 for an undergraduate public policy studies class taught by former Mayor Bill Purcell, an adjunct professor of public policy at Vanderbilt.
Jan. 29, 2013—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was the guest speaker Jan. 28 for an undergraduate public policy studies class taught by former Mayor Bill Purcell, adjunct professor of political science.