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VCAR science day shines light on addiction’s power

Oct. 19, 2017—Fatal drug overdoses in Davidson County more than doubled in the past four years and now exceed the death rates for homicides and motor vehicle accidents, yet few people with addiction can obtain the treatment they need, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry said Tuesday.

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Mayor to speak at Center for Addiction Research science day

Oct. 5, 2017—Nashville Mayor Megan Barry will speak during a “science day,” Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Belcourt Theatre hosted by the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research (VCAR).

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Mayor Megan Barry discusses the shared values of Nashville and Vanderbilt on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Sep. 7, 2017—Two of Nashville's most influential civic leaders talk about the principles of diversity and inclusivity that guide the city and Vanderbilt in the 10th episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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Opportunity NOW interns research VU’s original library books

Aug. 2, 2017—Three Metro Nashville high school students researched the earliest books acquired by Vanderbilt Libraries while participating in Mayor Megan Barry's Opportunity NOW youth employment program.

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Bunker Labs, the Wond’ry help veterans become entrepreneurs

May. 25, 2017—Thirteen veterans pitched their companies on campus Wednesday at Muster Across America, hosted by Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit that helps veterans turn entrepreneurial ideas into startups.

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Right resources at the right time goal of public-private partnership for Nashville youths

Nov. 21, 2016—A nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice will fund a five-year partnership between the Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Schools, Oasis Center and Vanderbilt.

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Mayor gives outlook on women in politics at VU lecture

Oct. 12, 2016—Nashville Mayor Megan Barry discussed “Women, Politics and Progress in 2016” Oct. 10 at the Student Life Center. The talk was part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s “Women in Politics” lecture series.

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Owen School dean to serve on Mayor Barry’s financial inclusion committee

Sep. 30, 2016—Eric Johnson of Vanderbilt has joined the effort of Nashville's mayor to make the city more financially inclusive.

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Mayor speaks to Owen, public policy students

Sep. 1, 2016—Nashville Mayor Megan Barry met with Vanderbilt students at a pair of recent campus events.

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Your input requested about Nashville sidewalks and bikeways

Apr. 7, 2016—Mayor Megan Barry and Metro Public Works are reaching out to the Vanderbilt community and the Nashville public for input about Metro's Strategic Plan for Sidewalks and Bikeways, also known as "WalknBike."

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