Sneak peek of Ken Burns’ new film ‘Country Music’ airs at Belmont

Sneak peek of Ken Burns’ new film ‘Country Music’ airs at Belmont

A sneak peek of Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary film “Country Music” aired to a sold-out Curb Event Center on Wednesday night. The film — directed and produced by Burns — will officially air on the Public Broadcasting Service Sept. 15. The eight-part, 16-hour film traces the history of country music […]

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Ken Burns unveils two signed guitars from new documentary film

Ken Burns unveils two signed guitars from new documentary film

Ken Burns joined Dr. Robert Fisher to honor country music history by adding two signed Martin D-28 guitars to the Gallery of Iconic Guitars on Wednesday. The guitars were signed by 76 of the artists interviewed in Burns’ 16-hour eight-part series from the Public Broadcasting Service called “Country Music,” which […]

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Nashville mayoral debate to be hosted at Belmont

Nashville mayoral debate to be hosted at Belmont

A debate between the leading Nashville mayoral candidates will be televised from Belmont University on June 25, the university announced Wednesday. Co-hosted by The Tennessean and News Channel 5, the debate will take place at the McAfee Concert Hall in preparation for the Aug. 1 election. University president Dr. Robert […]

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Belmont Vision places first for TV Newscast from Associated Press

Belmont Vision places first for TV Newscast from Associated Press

The Belmont Vision won first place for television newscast at the Tennessee Associated Press College Awards on Saturday. The Vision won eight overall awards, including seven individual awards for staff members. Zach Gilchriest won first place for online spot coverage. Elia Despradel won first place for online graphics design. Caitlin […]

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Belmont announces new parking garage and tennis courts

Belmont announces new parking garage and tennis courts

Belmont announced Wednesday it will build a massive new parking garage topped with six tennis courts behind the Trout Theatre and McAfee Concert Hall. The project will be built by January of 2021, according to a press release. Along with a 831 capacity garage, there will be six NCAA Division […]

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Library renovations bring new museum and updated lobby

Library renovations bring new museum and updated lobby

The Frederick Hart Museum was recently opened in the Lila D. Bunch library along with a renovated lobby.

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Construction of performing arts center affects nearby residents

Construction of performing arts center affects nearby residents

The construction of Belmont’s newest project has brought with it blasting, road closures and the concerns of neighbors whose 19th century homes may be at risk of damage. Construction and the complications that come with it are now part of the Belmont experience; most recently, the addition of a performing […]

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Campus Security offers tips to avoid the “bump and rob” crime

Campus Security offers tips to avoid the “bump and rob” crime

VNN’s Jordan Shatto spoke with Campus Security and a Metro Nashville officer about a new crime that is occurring in Nashville. —  

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DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

Family, friends and sorority sisters gathered at the Bell Tower to honor DeEbony Groves on the one year anniversary of her death on Monday. Groves was killed at the Antioch Waffle House shooting on April 22, 2018. She was a senior social work major and a member of the Delta […]

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Belmont’s plan to reduce vehicle emissions

Belmont’s plan to reduce vehicle emissions

As Belmont University promotes sustainability, the administration is focusing more on reducing vehicle emissions. One of the major ideas the administration is working toward is trying to reduce the number of vehicles on campus. “It’s much more practical these days to not bring a car,” said Pat Cunningham, chief of […]

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Photos: SGA and biology department promote environmental sustainability

Photos: SGA and biology department promote environmental sustainability

The Student Government Association and Belmont’s biology department partnered up to talk about environmental sustainability at the South Lawn on Tuesday. — Photos by Chloe Eberhardt.

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Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Belmont’s Presidential Scholarship will now be the Archer Presidential Scholarship, following the announcement of a $10 million endowment with the university from the Archer family, according to a press release on Friday. Belmont matched the Archer family’s $5 million gift to help perpetuate the full-ride scholarship for Belmont’s top students. […]

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