Division of Government and Community Relations
Feb. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published the sixth issue of its biannual “ON THE HILL” government relations report.
Feb. 19, 2021—Joan Marie Johnson, an author who has written extensively about the history of women’s suffrage, feminism and social activism, will discuss “Race, Rights and the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Stories of Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, Irene Moorman and Rose Schneiderman” on Thursday, March 4, at 5:30 p.m. CT.
Grand opening concert highlights Vanderbilt’s partnership with National Museum of African American Music
Jan. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the grand opening of the National Museum of African American Music on Saturday, Jan. 30, with a virtual concert from Vanderbilt Blair School of Music featuring works by Black composers. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. CT and will be broadcast from Blair’s livestreaming page.
Dec. 9, 2020—Learn how federal policy shapes space exploration, observe a once-in-a-lifetime planetary conjunction and more this month with Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory.
Oct. 20, 2020—The Vanderbilt community is invited to view "One Vote Won," a new work by the Nashville Opera. The production tells the story of two real-life figures from Nashville history.
Sep. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.
Feb. 28, 2020—Joan Marie Johnson, an author who has written extensively about the history of women’s suffrage, feminism and social activism, will give a lecture on Thursday, March 19, as part of Vanderbilt’s celebration of Women’s History Month.
CANCELED: ‘A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts’ topic of March 13 inclusive book group discussion
Feb. 28, 2020—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, will host an “inclusive book group” on Friday, March 13, focused on "A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts" by New York Times best-selling author Therese Anne Fowler.
Feb. 19, 2020—Throughout 2020, Vanderbilt University will mark the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees women’s constitutional right to vote. Vanderbilt will recognize the anniversary through a new website, educational programming, lectures, community events, historical exhibits, art displays and more.
Oct. 2, 2019—Nashville Metro Council honored Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos and head baseball coach Tim Corbin during the council’s Oct. 1 meeting with separate resolutions honoring their achievements at Vanderbilt and commitment to the city of Nashville.
Aug. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published the third issue of its “ON THE HILL” government relations report. The biannual report summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.
Aug. 23, 2019—The Tennessee General Assembly on Aug. 23 honored Head Baseball Coach Tim Corbin and the Vanderbilt Commodores for winning the 2019 College World Series, with the House of Representatives unanimously passing a resolution.