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Vanderbilt’s Youth Safety and Well-being Study releases early findings

Dec. 19, 2019—The goal of the study is to create a multi-year data set that allows teachers, youth workers, researchers and policymakers to promote safety and well-being for Nashville’s young people.

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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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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Megan Barry, MBA’93, Takes Reins as Nashville’s First Woman Mayor

Dec. 4, 2015—Megan Barry was elected as Nashville’s first woman mayor this fall in a hotly contested race that drew national media attention. Vanderbilt Magazine sat down with the new mayor to talk about the election process, her connection with Vanderbilt, and what she hopes to accomplish.

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Vanderbilt alumni elected to Metro government Sept. 10

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.

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Early voting for Metro runoff election begins Aug. 21

Aug. 19, 2015—The general runoff election for Nashville and Davidson County is set for Thursday, Sept. 10. Early voting runs Aug. 21 through Aug. 26 at the Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Ave. S., then from Aug. 27 through Sept. 5 at all regular early voting locations.

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Cast your vote for mayor, vice-mayor, Metro Council Aug. 6

Aug. 6, 2015—Registered voters in Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County will go to the polls today to elect the next mayor, vice-mayor and members of the Metro Council. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Nashville’s first political ad war is coming

Apr. 7, 2015—Television viewers in Nashville will soon witness the first serious political ad war for the top Metro job, says Vanderbilt political scientist John Geer.

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Metro bike share program coming to campus; demonstration Aug. 1

Jul. 27, 2012—Nashville is expanding its bike-share program to include a fee-based, automated kiosk system called Nashville B-cycle, and two kiosks will be located on the Vanderbilt campus – one at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place, and the other in the park near the intersection of Medical Center Drive and Blakemore. A public...

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Mayor’s Field Day seeking volunteers

Apr. 27, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Mayor, Titans to host free citywide Field Day May 5; volunteers needed

Apr. 20, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Geology walk with Mayor Dean and Molly Miller draws crowd

Feb. 22, 2012—Clouds and temperatures in the 50s on a Saturday afternoon were the perfect backdrop for a delightful geology walk with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean Feb. 18 at Percy Warner Park. Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Vanderbilt, accompanied by Anne Choquette, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, led more than 200...

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Two hundred-plus staff and faculty participate in Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge

Nov. 18, 2011—On Nov. 13, the Vanderbilt community joined thousands of other Nashvillians to support Mayor Karl Dean’s ongoing initiative to improve health by participating in the Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk Challenge. Nearly 200 Vanderbilt faculty and staff logged training activities for several months leading up to the event and received Vanderbilt team t-shirts as a reward, which...

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