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Annual Commons Unplugged week Nov. 3-9 celebrates sustainability

Oct. 29, 2019—The sixth annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, from Sunday, Nov. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 9, will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population. All events are free and open to the Vanderbilt community.

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Al Gore to hold ‘24 Hours of Reality’ global climate crisis presentation at Vanderbilt

Oct. 28, 2019—Former Vice President Al Gore will return to Vanderbilt University Nov. 20 for a global conversation on the climate crisis and its solutions. The presentation—part of a worldwide event called “24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action,” led by Gore and The Climate Reality Project, which he founded and chairs—will be in partnership with the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Campus Dining staff member named Greenest Commodore on Campus

Oct. 24, 2019—Suzanne Herron, the sustainability coordinator for Campus Dining, has been named the 2019 Greenest Commodore on Campus.

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Are you the Greenest Commodore on Campus?

Oct. 2, 2019—Waste Management has teamed up with FutureVU Sustainability to challenge Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff to show how they are being sustainable on campus.

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Make Move-In Earth-friendly with the VU Cardboard Crew and FutureVU Sustainability

Aug. 11, 2019—The VU Cardboard Crew will assist first-year students with recycling their cardboard, Styrofoam and plastic film wrapping during this year’s Move-In, and FutureVU Sustainability will host booths at the upcoming student resource fairs sharing tips on how students can minimize waste and recycle as they return to campus.

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