Middle Tennessee lost a trailblazing woman this week. Elsie Quarterman began working at Vanderbilt as a lab assistant during World War II; roughly twenty years later she was the university’s first female department chair. But the ecologist’s greatest legacy is in the small forest clearings she studied and preserved.
Articles by: Nina Cardona
While some admire the fearless leader, whose unorthodox tactics confounded the enemy, others remember him as a man responsible for racial atrocities.
World War II veterans joined state officials Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
Pianist, Fisk professor, and longtime director of the Jubilee Singers Mathew Kennedy has died.
Tennessee’s top official in the United Auto Workers is now secretary and treasurer for the national union.
Hamblen County saw the most improvement compared to last month, while Williamson and Lincoln Counties continue to hold the two lowest jobless figures in Tennessee.
More than a century after her death, some of Adelicia Acklen’s most personal possessions are returning to Nashville’s Belmont Mansion: family portraits that hung in the most private rooms of the house, the jewelry box she would have used each day, even toothbrush cases made of fine china.
Columbia Studio A was converted to office space in the 80s; record executive Mike Curb made it an analog studio again and is renting it to the school for $1 a year, just like he did nearby with Owen Bradley’s Quonset Hut and RCA Studio B.
Here’s a sneak peak of Marty Stuart new photography exhibit at the Frist Center – portraits of Johnny Cash, Lester Flatt, and others from country’s golden era.
Four playwrights, writing four plays, gathered around one table. That’s been the scene one weekend a month since September, as a quartet of scripts moved from concept to staged reading.
A roaming art project called Our Town is challenging Nashvillians to make self portraits with rubber stamps and ink.
Interest in attending the historically black school is the highest it’s been in a dozen years. That’s especially good news, given that the last decade was marked by financial crisis and rapid declines in enrollment.
The Nashville Film Festival opens tonight with one of its biggest schedules in the event’s history, but the festival still has room for a pair of short films from scripts written by Nashville school kids.
Organizers of Nashville Fashion Week are betting that the skies will be clear Friday night. That’s when they plan to show the work of five designers in the middle of Fifth Avenue, downtown.
According to Middle Tennessee State University professor Kevin Smith, archaeologists have identified fire pits and large ceramic salt pans.
In Congressional HearingTu, Brentwood Republican Marsha Blackburn tried to pin down just when General Motors executives knew about problems with a faulty ignition switch. The flawed device has been blamed for dozens of fatal wrecks.
The digital age seems to be making some books all the more special and valuable. A small community of knowledgable people are looking for the gems amongst everyone else’s castoffs.
Only one prompt was given in the first ever Nashville Reads short story contest: tackle the idea of a “non traditional family.” Winner Rosie Forrest responded with a snapshot of a teenage girl left alone.
Everyone agrees the state’s Cordell Hull office building is old and leaky. But just how extensive its damage is and whether it’s worth saving continues to be a matter of contention. Before officials make up their minds whether to fix the structure or tear it down, they want to reconcile the differences between two conflicting reports.
The newest look at what repairs the Cordell Hull and Central Services buildings need is the most exhaustive-and potentially expensive-yet.