Apr. 25, 2014—Michael Diamond, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, has been named a 2014 Udall Scholar. The federally funded scholarship recognizes college students intending to pursue careers related to the environment.
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.
Sep. 3, 2013—New Green Lights screens at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will display real-time energy use for each residence hall and tell students if the building is meeting its pre-determined energy savings goal.
Apr. 17, 2013—Vanderbilt has been included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013.
Aug. 28, 2012—Recycling will be available at Vanderbilt football’s season opener against South Carolina Aug. 30 and at all home games this year. The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO), Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR) and Vanderbilt Athletics are teaming up to collect plastic, aluminum cans and cardboard again this season. In addition, Vanderbilt is...
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.
May. 7, 2012—Members of the Vanderbilt community can now enjoy the outdoors and charge their personal electronics at the same time thanks to four solar-powered charging stations that have been installed on campus.
Mar. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s Central Library has been awarded gold certification for its environmentally friendly 2010 renovation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.
Sep. 23, 2011—An innovative solar energy installation now adorns a concrete silo at the Vanderbilt co-generation power plant. The unique, 8.16-kilowatt, student-initiated solar project – made possible by funding from the Vanderbilt Green Fund – incorporates renewable energy technologies while providing access to usable, real-time electricity generation data that will be available to the public online. Last...
May. 26, 2011—Two members of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt, Catherine Caffey and Emily Alsentzer, finished third out of 24 finalists in the Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge, a national sustainability challenge. They will each receive a $5,000 scholarship and the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt will receive a $500...
May. 5, 2011—Graduates Shannon Hoffman, Nehal Mehta and Karen White come from different backgrounds and have different interests, but each will use their significant talents and valuable lessons learned at Vanderbilt to affect change in the world.
Apr. 29, 2011—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has named the university’s living-learning community for first-year students for Martha R. Ingram.