News Release Archive
ICS helps Christian educators bring Gospel of Luke alive for students in free seminar
The Institute for Christian Spirituality and the National Christian School Association will host a free seminar for Christian educators Nov. 6-7 in the Ezell Center and Shamblin Theatre.
Tennessee media entrepreneur Sam Hatcher appointed senior fellow at Andrews Institute
Sam Hatcher, president of MainStreet Media and award-winning journalist for both investigative reporting and editorial writing, has been appointed a senior fellow in the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University.
Household and e-waste recycling collections held Nov. 12 and 15
To celebrate America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, David Lipscomb Elementary School and Lipscomb University are hosting household and e-waste collections on Saturday, Nov. 12, and Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Lipscomb Theatre's Hairspray, Nov. 3-6, is great fun for the entire family
November brings bouffant hairdos, bubble curls and Motown to the Collins Alumni Auditorium as the Lipscomb University Theatre presents "Hairspray," the Tony Award-winning musical that traces the story of Tracy Turnblad, a lovable plus-size heroine with a passion for dancing who runs up against the "establishment" in 1960s Baltimore.
2011 Athletics Hall of Fame class to be inducted Nov. 5
Lipscomb Director of Athletics Philip Hutcheson recently announced that Jim Allen, Beth Willis Dolente, John Friend and Farrell Gean will be inducted as the latest members of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Nov. 5 on the Lipscomb University campus.
500+ students expected to participate in Music City BEST robotics competition Oct. 29
Hundreds of high school and middle school students in Tennessee and surrounding states are in for a "creepy crawly" experience on Saturday, Oct. 29, when they gather at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena to pit their custom-made robots against each other.
Walter Brueggemann, leading authority on the Old Testament, to speak on campus
The world's leading interpreter of the Old Testament, Walter Brueggemann, will be the keynote speaker at Lipscomb University's annual Preaching Workshop, Oct. 24-26. His keynote speech, “Preaching & Paradigmatic Creation,” is free and open to the public at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, in Shamblin Theatre.
The media's portrayal of women, McDonald's hot coffee, Christian music featured in film this fall
The College of Arts and Sciences will present several opportunities to explore society's toughest issues through film this fall, including two opportunities to see Miss Representation, an exploration of the media's effect on women's influence and self-image.
Middle Tennessee leaders complete inaugural Transit Academy at Andrews Institute
The Nashville region moved closer to new options for mass transit with the graduation of 32 local government, nonprofit and private-sector leaders from the first Transit Citizen Leadership Academy, a joint venture of the Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee and the Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University.
Best-selling author of 'Fireproof' novelization speaks to freshmen seminar class
Eric Wilson, best-selling author of the film novelization “Fireproof,” recently spoke to a group of Lipscomb University freshmen who studied his mystery novel, "The Best of Evil," in their freshmen seminar class.
Congress' 'voice of civility' Rep. Jim Cooper speaks at Pizza & Politics Oct. 19
Lipscomb University will present U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper at its Pizza & Politics speaker series at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Shamblin Theatre. This guest lecture is free and open to the public. Cooper's independent record has earned him a reputation as an honest broker between political parties.
The 2011 holiday season is packed with arts and music, including annual Lighting of the Green
The holiday season is upon us and Lipscomb University's College of Arts and Sciences offers plenty of opportunities to take in the arts from Halloween to Christmas, rounding out with A Celebration of Christmas on Dec. 5.
Research Day 2011 expands to include student/faculty researchers in health sciences
Dr. Heidi E. Hamm, the chair of the Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University, will be the keynote speaker at the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy's annual Research Day on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Social work teams with End Slavery TN to present lecture on human trafficking on Monday
Lipscomb University's Department of Social Work and the End Slavery Tennessee organization will host community educator and trainer Karen Karpinski in a free lecture at 2 p.m. in the Swang Chapel of the Ezell Center.
Alumnus Wes Sherman featured in Hutcheson Gallery, lecture on Oct. 17
The art department welcomes the work of Gary Stephan, Judy Simonian and Wes Sherman in Humus, a new exhibition of 21st century painters, beginning Monday, Oct. 17, in the John C. Hutcheson Gallery in the Hughes Center.
MANA Nutrition's Manabago made a stop on campus to promote aid for starving children
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Lipscomb’s campus was visited by the MANA Nutrition Manabago, a 1971 Winnebago with a big mission: saving the lives of 10,000 children.
Green Home Tour, Oct. 8-9, features the home of director of Institute for Sustainable Practice
The home of Dodd Galbreath, director of the Lipscomb Institute for Sustainable Practice, will be one of 12 included on the 2011 Green Homes Tour, Oct. 8-9.
Harvard's Greyser visits campus today as part of MediaMasters series
Prof. Stephen Greyser from Harvard Business School will be the next speaker in the MediaMasters speaker series. Greyser, of Harvard Business School, is a nationally known expert on brand marketing, sport management and nonprofits.
Fashion merchandising students, professor highlight fall trends on TV's Talk of the Town
Eight students from the fashion merchandising program, in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences were featured on Nashville’s Talk of the Town morning talk show on Sept. 26 showing off leather, lace, fur and capes.
Race to the Top funds EL graduate courses for 130 Metro Nashville Public Schools
Through a partnership between Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and Lipscomb University, 130 Metro teachers will receive 12 hours of graduate-level coursework at Lipscomb University tuition-free, preparing them not only to earn the English Learner (EL) certification from the state, but also to teach more confidently in all of Nashville’s increasingly diverse classrooms.
Alumnus David A. Sampson speaks on campus in the Heroes of Business series
David A. Sampson, a Lipscomb alumnus and former deputy secretary of commerce in the George W. Bush presidential administration, is on campus today as part of the College of Business Heroes of Business speaker series.
Moneyball features former Bisons outfielder Casey Bond
Former Lipscomb University outfielder Casey Bond is featured in the critically acclaimed film, Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt. The movie, which opened nationally last Friday, features Bond portraying side-arm pitcher Chad Bradford. Bond was in town Sept. 27 for a reception and special screening of the film at the Regal Green Hills Theater.
Theatre department's Leading Ladies wins rave reviews in Broadway World
The Lipscomb University Theatre production of Ken Ludwig’s "Leading Ladies" has won rave reviews by the local Broadway World reviewer Jeffrey Ellis. Robyn Berg has directed this production, showing through Oct. 2 in Shamblin Theatre, with "a deft hand," Ellis writes.
Sustainable construction continues at Lipscomb with second LEED-registered project
The summer of 2012 brought a new round of green construction projects to campus, including preparation for one project expected to-be-certified as a green building by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Tom Ingram appointed leader-in-residence at Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership
Tom Ingram, for four decades an influential adviser to corporate and government officials and a public servant known for his bipartisan, common sense approach to governing, has been appointed leader-in-residence at the Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University.