Mar. 7, 2017—When the sun shines at Vanderbilt’s Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center these days, it means a little more to former player Marie Casares, BE’15. Two years ago, while Casares was still in school, the civil engineering major wrote a proposal to install solar panels atop the Currey Tennis Center and submitted it to Vanderbilt’s Green Fund, which designates money for student-led energy conservation projects.
Nov. 30, 2016—When the sun shines on the rooftop at Vanderbilt’s Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center, it means a little more to Marie Casares, a member of the Commodore women’s tennis program from 2011-15. Two years ago, Casares proposed the installation of solar panels atop the center, greatly reducing the building’s energy consumption.