Gore talks global drivers, new book at McAfee

Gore talks global drivers, new book at McAfee

When former Vice President Al Gore started an investment firm in 2004, he said he wanted to name the business after its founders – himself and David Blood. While the name Generation Investment Group wasn’t as head-turning as Blood and Gore could have been, the former presidential candidate told a […]

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Homecoming schedule full through Saturday

Homecoming schedule full through Saturday

While Homecoming Week may be halfway finished, there are still several events students can attend as part of the week’s festivities. On Thursday, the Belmont men’s basketball team will face the Morehead State Eagles at home a week after a one-point win over them on the road. The game starts […]

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Cornwall named Educator of the Year

Cornwall named Educator of the Year

Belmont professor and the Jack C. Massey Entrepreneurship Chair Dr. Jeff Cornwall was named the Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year award from a national small business organization last week. The United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship gave Cornwall the honor as their national conference Friday. He led the […]

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New motion pictures major wants to draw hundreds

New motion pictures major wants to draw hundreds

What started as a conservation in the middle of a Boy Scout camping trip has now turned into Belmont’s newest major – motion pictures. Announced last fall, the film-making major housed in the Interdisciplinary Studies will begin accepting majors in the fall of 2013. The program will be led Will […]

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Former vice president to speak at McAfee

Former vice president to speak at McAfee

UPDATE: The Al Gore discussion has been changed to McAfee Concert Hall from the Massey Performing Arts Center as previously reported. Former Vice President and Tennessee senator Al Gore is coming to campus next month to speak about his new book. The 2000 presidential candidate will talk with former Newsweek […]

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MLK, Career in Calling weeks dominate January convos

MLK, Career in Calling weeks dominate January convos

As the spring semester goes into full swing, so do the number of convocation events being planned. If you’re needing to get some quick convo credit this month, here are some events in scheduled in each category: Tues., Jan. 15 Curtain Call Award The School of Music is slated to […]

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New building to house Media Studies being discussed

New building to house Media Studies being discussed

Campus officials are discussing constructing a new building that will at least house the Department of Media Studies, according to top university and department officials. At a presentation discussing the features of the Wedgewood Academic Center Friday morning, Provost Thomas Burns acknowledged the Media Studies department would be built new […]

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Brian Wilson

Students need greater access, input

So if anyone missed it in the push to finals last semester, some Belmont school decided to cut tuition by a third next fall. Now before anyone calls home saying Bob Fisher has done the best thing of his 11-year tenure, let me clarify – it ain’t us. Belmont Abbey […]

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Acuff to speak at Career and Calling Week

Acuff to speak at Career and Calling Week

Best-selling financial and Christian author Jon Acuff will be the keynote speaker at University Ministries’ Career and Calling Week next week. Acuff, the author of “Quitter” and “Stuff Christians Like,” will speak four times in three days starting Monday as part of the program co-sponsored by the Office of Career […]

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Green Fleet expands scope from Edgehill hub

Green Fleet expands scope from Edgehill hub

Green Fleet Hub can’t afford to be subtle. The space the bike shop occupies could be easily mistaken as someone else’s garage without its logo plastered on its Edgehill Village exterior. The low-profile white brick building next to a recently-built development takes up a few hundred square feet at best. […]

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Campus transitions from BIC to MyBelmont

Campus transitions from BIC to MyBelmont

Students coming back to campus this semester will have to adjust to something digital along with the typical construction. MyBelmont, the university’s new community intranet system, was fully implemented in December as the most recent overhaul to the Belmont Intranet Connection. Getting the new system to this point took more […]

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Second half run puts Bruins past Jackrabbits

Second half run puts Bruins past Jackrabbits

All the Belmont men’s basketball team needed was a three to get started. The second half shot from Kerron Johnson sparked the Bruins on an 18-5 run that gave them to a 76-49 win against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits Wednesday night. “That’s about as much as I can remember, […]

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