Jul. 30, 2019—In a partnership between FutureVU and Plant Operations, fallen and removed trees on campus are being given a second life for projects throughout campus.
May. 8, 2019—The Vanderbilt campus hums with a particular energy in the days leading up to Commencement. Randy Smith, a supervisor in Plant Operations, manages a team of housekeeping staff tasked with getting buildings ready to accommodate the more than 25,000 friends and family members who will be on campus celebrating graduates.
Jan. 24, 2019—Laura Barker, a horticultural specialist with Vanderbilt Plant Operations’ Grounds Maintenance team, will discuss raised-bed gardening from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.
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.
Nov. 30, 2018—The Facilities department’s Controls Group has been named winner of the 2018 Vanderbilt football sustainability competition.
Sep. 11, 2018—The Division of Administration’s Facilities department has invested in two new sustainable technologies for the 2018-19 academic year.
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.
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.
Jan. 21, 2018—Essential employees, including many in the Division of Administration, kept the campus running during last week's winter weather.
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.
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.