Sterling Ranch

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering group goes to Israel to study water recycling leader’s operations, research

    Vanderbilt engineering professors and students will spend their 2023 spring break in Israel to learn about the country’s water recycling programs and bring those lessons back to share with Sterling Ranch, a 21st century sustainable city south of Denver, Colorado. Read More

    Mar 9, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU BreakThru: Impact of school choice in affluent districts

    School choice is often touted as way for students in low-income areas to attend better schools. But what benefits does school choice offer for students in affluent areas with access to high-performing schools? As part of Vanderbilt’s Sterling Ranch TIPs program outside of Denver, two Peabody graduate students investigated these high-choice, high-status environments to find out. Read more about TIPs grants and other internal faculty funding programs—including University Courses, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—at the VU BreakThru blog. Read More

    Feb 22, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Readers’ Letters, Spring 2016

    ADDENDA I have some additional facts to add to the article “A Plan for All Seasons” in the Winter 2016 issue. First, I was surprised to learn that George Kessler designed the 1905 plan for Vanderbilt that was realized only in the case of Furman Hall. Read More

    May 12, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Zero-energy home and zero-emission microbrewery designs part of Vanderbilt engineering school’s Design Day

    A number of exciting projects are among the 74 design projects featured at the School of Engineering’s annual Design Day, including zero-energy home designs and a solar-powered desalination system. Read More

    Apr 21, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech

    Just south of Denver, the vision for a futuristic development is coming to reality. The new community is called Sterling Ranch and Brock Smethills, BE’13, is the chief operating officer. In the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city—and Vanderbilt students… Read More

    Oct 30, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rocky Mountain Hi-Tech: Vanderbilt Helps Build a Sustainable City

    Situated 20 miles southwest of Denver, and nestled between two state parks that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Sterling Ranch doesn’t look like much now. But during the next 20 years, the five-square-mile, $4.3 billion planned community will take shape as a futuristic city. Read More

    Oct 23, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Student entrepreneurial pitch competition to stream live on SEC Network Sept. 21

    The SEC Network will provide coverage of the 2015 SEC Symposium, highlighted by a live SEC Network+ stream of the student entrepreneurial pitch competition on Monday, Sept. 21. Read More

    Sep 17, 2015