• Vanderbilt University

    Patel lab named ‘greenest group on campus’

    The lab of Maulik Patel, assistant professor of biological sciences and cell and developmental biology, has been named winner of the 2016 Vanderbilt Basketball Sustainability Competition. Read More

    Feb 12, 2016

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    Green Bag Luncheon Series: Green Spring Cleaning

    Watch video of the the sixth installment of the Green Bag Luncheon Series that took place on Wednesday, February 29, sponsored by Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the American Studies Sustainability Project. Megan Morton of Pro Utilitas gives an up-close look at the chemicals in conventional cleaners, ways… Read More

    Mar 1, 2012

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    Sustainable meals focus of Green Bag Luncheon Jan. 25

    Photo courtesy Health Plus (Vanderbilt) The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the American Studies Sustainability Project will sponsor the fifth installment of the Green Bag Luncheon Series on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from noon to 1 pm in Sarratt 189. Join Suzanne Herron of… Read More

    Jan 20, 2012

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    WeCar vehicle sharing program comes to campus

    The Office of Traffic & Parking announced the addition of a new car sharing program to Vanderbilt’s campus as of Nov. 22, 2011. In order to give faculty, staff and students more choices, WeCar, a division of Enterprise, now has five vehicles on campus. Read More

    Nov 25, 2011

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    Free paper shredding offered Nov. 15 to mark America Recycles Day

    Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, in conjunction with VU’s confidential paper shredding partner, Cintas, will celebrate America Recycles Day with a Community Paper Shred Day. The event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.,  offering free paper, magazine, and book shredding to… Read More

    Nov 9, 2011

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    Have a clean spring: Add some green to your cleaning routine

    Now that spring is well underway and the weather is warmer, thoughts turn to freshening up your surroundings.  Spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition, and can result in simplifying and organizing your home and/or office without impacting the environment by following some simple strategies. “Spring cleaning is a… Read More

    Apr 29, 2011

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    Listen: SustainVU offers holiday green tips

    One of the unintended side effects of holiday traditions is the significant increase in waste and over-consumption of natural resources. SustainVU offers a Holiday Greening Guide with tips on everything from wrapping gifts to cooking a turkey dinner. Read More

    Dec 17, 2010

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    Media Advisory: Vanderbilt students return to campus Aug. 21, move-in goes green

    There will be a sea of new faces around Vanderbilt University’s campus beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, when about 1,500 freshmen move into The Commons, Vanderbilt’s first-year student community. The students will move into residence halls known as “houses”—each of which is headed by a faculty member… Read More

    Aug 16, 2010

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    Two Vanderbilt University buildings recognized with Urban Land Institute award

    Two Vanderbilt projects, One Hundred Oaks and The Commons Center, recently earned Excellence in Development awards from the Urban Land Institute’s Nashville District Council. Winners were selected based on criteria considering various design factors, such as land use, contribution to the community, financial practicality and sensitivity to the… Read More

    Aug 16, 2010

  • Students help to promote ‘green’ luxury

    Students help to promote ‘green’ luxury

    Luxury and the Lexus brand go hand in hand. But now the car company has created a new hybrid vehicle that is more fuel-efficient, lighter and leaner. Read More

    Jun 4, 2010