Liz Entman

  • EV car charger

    Electric vehicle charging stations now available on campus

    Nine electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are now open to the Vanderbilt community and general public. Read More

    Nov 2, 2011

  • Recycling tricycle and trailer

    Vanderbilt takes the EPA Game Day Challenge during the Vanderbilt-Arkansas game Oct. 29

    Fans attending the Vanderbilt-Arkansas football game at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday are encouraged to get caught “green-handed” as Vanderbilt takes the EPA’s Game Day Challenge. Read More

    Oct 27, 2011

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    Green Bag Luncheon Series: “Backyard Composting”

    Watch video from the Green Bag Luncheon Series, “Backyard Composting,” which took place on Oct. 26. The presenters – Jeffrey Ezell of Metro Beautification & Environment Commission and Emily Thompson of All Seasons Gardening & Brewing Supply Company – demonstrated the basics of composting, starting your own pile, and vermicomposting. The… Read More

    Oct 27, 2011

  • Carbon footprint

    Vanderbilt continues to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Vanderbilt University has decreased its greenhouse gas emissions per square foot by 18 percent since 2005 despite a 17 percent increase in square footage, according to a new report prepared by Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office. Read More

    Oct 26, 2011

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    Get caught ‘green-handed’ during Game Day Challenge Oct. 29

    Mobile recycling collection trikes help tailgaters reduce waste at Vanderbilt football games. (Bill Randles/Vanderbilt University) On Oct. 29, Vanderbilt will compete with more than 65 schools across the country in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Game Day Challenge. This is Vanderbilt’s second year taking the challenge. Last year, participating… Read More

    Oct 26, 2011

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    Michael Sims: “Nature Looks in the Mirror”

    Watch video of science writer Michael Sims speaking about art and nature at Dyer Observatory Oct. 17. Sims’ talk examines mankind’s creative response to nature and the creative process as a natural instinct. Sims, the author of Apollo’s Fire: A Day On Earth In Nature And Imagination and Adam’s Navel:… Read More

    Oct 25, 2011

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    Pietro Valdastri

    Bioengineer builds robotics to make medical procedures easier Pietro Valdastri (John Russell/Vanderbilt) The prospect of a colonoscopy is about as unwelcome as a root canal, so it’s no surprise that it’s difficult to convince people to get regular screenings for colon cancer. But what if you could replace this… Read More

    Oct 3, 2011