May. 27, 2021—United States Space Force Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond recently visited Vanderbilt to learn about the pioneering aerospace engineering projects at the university’s research institutes and trans-institutional programs.
May. 19, 2021—Kristine LaLonde, a former Nashville Metro Council member and veteran public servant, educator and community volunteer, will join Vanderbilt University’s Division of Government and Community Relations as associate vice chancellor for community engagement.
Apr. 27, 2021—Communication is at the heart of the partnership between NMAAM and Vanderbilt. The museum officially opened this year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the doors now are open to ideas for acquisitions, guest lecturers, panel discussions, classes and performances.
Apr. 14, 2021—The Division of Government and Community Relations is kicking off a new series to celebrate women who blazed the trail and their legacy with “A Tribute to Betty C. Nixon,” a discussion at noon on Tuesday, April 27.
Apr. 7, 2021—Sally Parker, senior assistant provost, has been named chief of staff in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Relations, effective May 3, Vice Chancellor Nathan Green has announced.
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.
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. 18, 2020—Billy Teets has been promoted to director of Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, after serving as interim director since July 1, 2020.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University and OneGenAway, a nonprofit organization that strives to eliminate food deserts, partnered to provide 30,000 pounds of healthy food to families in the Midtown, Edgehill and Chestnut Hill neighborhoods on Oct. 3.
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.
Sep. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published the fifth issue of its biannual "ON THE HILL" report, which summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.
Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.