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Community Neighborhood and Government Relations

Inaugural ‘ON THE HILL’ government relations report released

Sep. 5, 2018—The biannual report, published by the Division of Public Affairs, summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.

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Videos from Vanderbilt-sponsored Nashville Transit Plan forums now available online

Apr. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt's Office of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations and the Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency recently sponsored a four-part series of forums to discuss Nashville's proposed transit plan. Videos of the forums are now available.

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Vanderbilt co-sponsors March 27 neighborhood forum on city’s proposed transit plan

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.

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Panel discussion on Nashville Transit Plan set for Feb. 23

Feb. 14, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend a lunch-and-learn panel discussion about the proposed Nashville Transit Plan Feb. 23.

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Get up to 50 percent off tickets to ‘Nashville’s Nutcracker’ at TPAC

Dec. 9, 2016—Special ticket packages are available for 'Nashville's Nutcracker' performances.

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Education Equity Fifty Years After Coleman

Oct. 27, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts explored how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report. The event was co-sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for Nashville Studies; Community, Neighborhood and Local Government Relation’s Food for...

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Election 2016: How in the World Did This Happen?

Sep. 30, 2016—Political scientist Marc Hetherington will analyze the 2016 election at the Williamson County Library Oct. 11 as part of "Vanderbilt at the Library."

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Hicks to discuss ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ at Williamson Library

Sep. 9, 2016—Denice Hicks will take the audience behind the scenes of Shakespeare in the Park when she lectures at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 21 as part of "Vanderbilt at the Library."

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Listen: Astronomy, jazz and politics among VU Osher fall classes

Aug. 19, 2016—Renowned Vanderbilt professors and other experts will teach classes this fall on the 2016 elections, astronomy, prisons and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Dyer Observatory event honors National Park Service legend Ed Bearss

Aug. 17, 2016—Bearss, chief historian emeritus of the National Park Service and a Civil War expert, will attend a screening of a documentary about his life Sunday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 p.m.

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David Williams to discuss ‘Today’s SEC’ at Williamson County Library

Aug. 2, 2016—The Williamson County Public Library will host a talk by Vice Chancellor David Williams Aug. 30, just two days before the Commodores open their football season against South Carolina.

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Tom Murdic Annual Telescope Night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Monday, July 18

Jul. 6, 2016—A public telescope night at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on July 18 will pay tribute to the late Williamson County civic leader and amateur astronomer Tommy Murdic.

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