Sep. 24, 2019—The Vanderbilt community can now enjoy new green spaces in the West End Neighborhood featuring pedestrian- and bike-friendly pathways as well as grassy areas ideal for studying, relaxing and hosting outdoor gatherings.
Aug. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt University partnered with Nashville organizations Preservation Station and Project Return in its efforts to preserve a part of Nashville’s vibrant cultural history, the Manuel House.
May. 16, 2019—Newly renovated space on the first floor of Alumni Hall is designed to become a robust hub for student life within the Graduate School community.
Apr. 17, 2019—The creation of a faculty commons and a digital commons are among the recommendations of a feasibility study for renovation of an architecturally noted building at 1101 19th Ave. S.
Apr. 5, 2019—Provost Susan R. Wente will host a town hall in partnership with the Faculty Senate to discuss proposed uses of a 19th Avenue building acquired by the university.
Mar. 19, 2019—A March 28 town hall with several university leaders will focus on two studies for capital improvements: one for facility needs in the science and engineering disciplines, and the other to revitalize the A&S historic core buildings.
Jan. 17, 2019—Once certified, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new expansion is expected to be the first complete building in Nashville to meet the WELL Building Standard, developed to support the health and well-being of a building's occupants.
Sep. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt University officially broke ground on the first phase of a $41.5 million multibuilding construction and renovation project at Peabody College of education and human development.
Jul. 20, 2018—Effective Aug. 1, the Renovation and Small Construction office will merge with the Office of Capital Projects to form the Campus Planning and Construction team. The merge will offer the campus community streamlined customer service by creating one point of contact for planning, design and construction services.
On the City’s Western Border: $600 million living–learning initiative to transform campus along West End Avenue
Feb. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt is replacing aging dormitories with residential colleges designed to encourage classmates from varying backgrounds to come together in shared communities, living alongside faculty members who help foster dialogue and discovery outside the classroom.
Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.
Aug. 28, 2017—Next-generation heating, cooling, lighting and filtering systems make the Engineering and Science Building the most energy-efficient research building on campus.