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. 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.
Oct. 3, 2016—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will sponsor a “Women in Politics” lecture series during October and early November. The series kicks off Monday, Oct. 10, with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry discussing “Women, Politics and Progress in 2016.”
Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."
Jul. 19, 2016—Mayoral appointments to Metro Nashville boards, committees and councils in recent weeks have included numerous representatives of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
May. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception at the University Residence to honor Metro Nashville Public Schools' 46 Blue Ribbon Teachers for 2016.
Apr. 13, 2016—Nashville Mayor Megan Barry was the guest speaker at an undergraduate political science class on April 11.
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."
Dec. 8, 2015—"Vanderbilt Magazine" sat down with new Nashville mayor Megan Barry, MBA'93, to talk about the election process, her connection with Vanderbilt, and what she hopes to accomplish.
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.
Nov. 12, 2015—A panel discussion titled “Caring for the Uninsured: A National, State and Local Perspective” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, and will feature Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal and Nicole Comeaux, deputy executive director of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.
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.