Aug. 31, 2015—Deputy Vice Chancellor for Facilities and Environmental Affairs Judson Newbern will retire from Vanderbilt Sept. 30 after 30 years of contributing his talents to the university’s physical growth while safeguarding and enhancing the campus’s character.
Mar. 30, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements.
Sep. 18, 2014—The new Warren and Moore Colleges, which include the Kissam Center, has received a LEED Gold certification.
Jul. 7, 2014—Construction is underway on the new Engineering and Science Building adjacent to Olin Hall.
Apr. 18, 2014—Can art help define our public spaces? A student-led initiative has explored that question through a series of campus art installations this year.
Oct. 23, 2013—Every freshman feels a little lost navigating a new campus, but for those assigned to a class in Vanderbilt’s Stevenson Center, “lost” can take on a whole new meaning.
Nov. 9, 2012—An outdoor sculpture of Martha R. Ingram, commissioned by Vanderbilt University to honor her leadership and philanthropic service to the school, has been placed where she helped launch the first phase of College Halls at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt releases updated report to mark Campus Sustainability Day Overall greenhouse gas emissions from Vanderbilt’s campus and medical center have decreased by 12 percent from an all-time high reached in 2008—and by 7 percent from 2005 to 2011—even though the institution has seen significant growth in square footage, staff, students and research dollars over the...
Aug. 28, 2012—Vanderbilt University has been named to the 2013 Green Honor Roll by "The Princeton Review." Vanderbilt was one of only 21 universities nationwide to receive the publication's highest possible green rating.
Apr. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the Student Life Center and the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts building at the corner of 25th and Garland avenues. Funding for the piece comes from a...
Mar. 27, 2012—Acclaimed Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt senior art majors and other volunteers, participated in a campus art project last October, when they planted 4,400 grape hyacinth bulbs, mapping out Campos-Pons’ hometown. The flowers are now in bloom at the northeast corner of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human...
Oct. 26, 2011—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.