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Humane dispersal of roosting crows to begin Dec. 6

Dec. 3, 2018—Plant Operations will implement distress calls and other methods in an effort to drive roosting birds from campus near the Chaffin Place and Lewis House residence halls, South Garage and the Veterans Affairs Hospital.

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Controls Group wins 2018 football ‘greenest group on campus’ award

Nov. 30, 2018—The Facilities department’s Controls Group has been named winner of the 2018 Vanderbilt football sustainability competition.

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Facilities invests in sustainable technologies across campus

Sep. 11, 2018—The Division of Administration’s Facilities department has invested in two new sustainable technologies for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion recognizes staff service

Apr. 13, 2018—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted receptions April 6 recognizing Vanderbilt University’s Plant Operations, Public Safety and Printing Services staff in appreciation of their work throughout the year.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Flower Gardening – Tips and Trends’ March 8

Feb. 21, 2018—Join Laura Barker of Vanderbilt Plant Operations for “Flower Gardening – Tips and Trends” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Medical Center East, Room 8380B.

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Vanderbilt selects new property management firms

Feb. 1, 2018—New property management contracts have been awarded to CBRE and Lincoln Property Company for buildings in the Vanderbilt University Real Estate portfolio.

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Division of Administration keeps campus running during recent winter weather

Jan. 21, 2018—Essential employees, including many in the Division of Administration, kept the campus running during last week's winter weather.

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Vanderbilt donates office supplies to local charity

Jan. 10, 2018—As offices across Vanderbilt’s campus go more fully digital, they have found themselves with a surplus of physical office supplies. The university recently donated some of these extras to LP Pencil Box, a nonprofit that distributes donated office supplies to Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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Vanderbilt Campus Dining focuses on sustainability

Jan. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt Campus Dining has implemented several initiatives in recent months that will lessen the university’s environmental impact and enhance its overall dining program.

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Humane dispersal of roosting crows underway

Jan. 3, 2018—Plant Operations is implementing distress calls and other methods in an effort to drive roosting birds from campus near the Chaffin Place and Lewis House residence halls, the 25th Avenue Garage and the Veterans Affairs Hospital.

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Humane dispersal of roosting crows set to begin Dec. 11

Dec. 7, 2017—Plant Operations will implement distress calls and other methods in an effort to drive roosting birds from campus. As in previous years, humane methods of dispersal will be used to frighten the birds away without causing harm.

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Facilities Review Committee can assist with special requests to modify campus environment

Nov. 9, 2017—Faculty, students and staff seeking to alter the campus environment through a display, event or related activity can work with the Facilities Review Committee. The FRC meets every Thursday at 8 a.m.

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