Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Updated dining options are coming to Belmont’s Curb Cafe and Beaman Student Life Center in the new semester. Curb Cafe, which previously was home to an express Chick-fil-A and Mein Bowl, is currently being renovated and turned into a full-service Chick-fil-A restaurant that will offer the chicken chain’s complete menu. […]

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President Dr. L. Greg Jones takes the reins at Belmont

President Dr. L. Greg Jones takes the reins at Belmont

Like many Belmont students, President Dr. L. Gregory Jones began his first day on campus at Bongo Java. After he officially took office as university president June 1, the university posted Jones’ first video address to students, faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon in which he laid out the goals for […]

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What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

Plans for the new Thomas F. Frist Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University are taking shape after the university announced a name, location, and founding dean for the school. Pending approval from the Metro Planning Department, construction on the medical school building will begin in the near future, and […]

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Belmont President Dr. Bob Fisher speaks during an Opera announcement on the stage of the Belmont University Performing Arts Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, May 11, 2021.

A first look inside Belmont’s new performing arts center

With its ornate chandeliers, aqua-painted interior, tall domed ceilings and powerful acoustics, Belmont University’s new performing arts center is unlike anywhere else on campus.  One of the ongoing expansion projects along Belmont Boulevard, the unnamed theater is set to be completed this fall after almost three years of construction, and […]

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Dr. Fisher celebrates the "topping out" of the new Hall Hall dorm at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. October 20, 2017.

The man who built Belmont: Two decades of campus growth under retiring President Bob Fisher

After more than 20 years as university president, Dr. Bob Fisher will take the stage one more time April 22 to usher out his last graduating class of Belmont Bruins. Fisher, who announced his retirement in November, will leave behind a campus that he propelled from a dot on the […]

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Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

When students registered for classes and signed up for study abroad trips at the end of 2019, they weren’t anticipating a global pandemic to alter their way of life for over a year. As COVID-19 shut down schools across the country, students transitioned into online learning with just a weekend’s […]

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Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

Carlos McDay’s resume is four pages long. From enlisting in the Navy to working as youth sports coach, he has no shortage of titles and experiences. McDay has worked as a mailman, a police officer, a Belmont lab assistant and now, a graduating biology major enrolled in school to be […]

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COVID-19: Belmont’s year in review

COVID-19: Belmont’s year in review

After 13 months of coronavirus testing and social distancing, Belmont is beginning to rebound from the unprecedented effects of COVID-19. Since campus reopened for hybrid learning in early September, Belmont reported 820 positive cases among students, faculty and staff. This includes a spike in cases in the weeks following the […]

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Bruins Against Hunger food drive uses declining points for a community cause

Bruins Against Hunger food drive uses declining points for a community cause

Don’t toss away all those leftover declining points just yet — there’s still a little time to help some fellow Bruins put them to good use. Bruins Against Hunger is an initiative whereby students can donate goods purchased with leftover declining points to the Nashville Rescue Mission. Before April 20, […]

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Belmont students open a new store on Belmont Boulevard: Where The Well Things Are

Belmont students open a new store on Belmont Boulevard: Where The Well Things Are

The anticipated name of the new student-run store replacing Boulevard Records was unveiled Wednesday — Where The Well Things Are, a wellness store for the body, mind and soul. Though the store’s grand opening is planned for August, Wednesday’s name reveal was accompanied by a limited sale offering products the […]

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Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Though Nashville’s 2021 Cherry Blossom Festival was canceled, members of the Belmont community still gathered together virtually on April 7 to celebrate this symbol of Japanese culture. With musical performances, art demonstrations and informational presentations from Belmont students and faculty, the Zoom event drove home the significance of the beautiful […]

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Belmont pauses J&J vaccine clinics per FDA, CDC recommendations after rare clotting cases

Belmont pauses J&J vaccine clinics per FDA, CDC recommendations after rare clotting cases

Belmont has paused its rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after federal health agencies reported six recipients in the United States developed blood clots within two weeks of receiving the shot. “Incidences of this blood clot disorder are extremely rare among those receiving the vaccine — the six individuals […]

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