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.
Dec. 18, 2017—Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over the holidays. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.
Nov. 27, 2017—FutureVU and SEMO are hosts of this event, in which participants must photograph themselves at all five green roofs on campus to win prizes. The Nov. 29 event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov. 10, 2017—WilSkills, Vanderbilt’s student-led wilderness skills course, was named winner of the 2017 Vanderbilt Football Sustainability Competition. The group celebrated its title of “Greenest Group on Campus” at the home football game Nov. 4.
Nov. 1, 2017—The collaborative is a working group of leading scholars, food service business leaders and executive chefs from invited colleges and universities who are accelerating efforts to move Americans toward healthier, more sustainable plant-forward diets.
Oct. 19, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday featuring key updates about FutureVU. The topics of accessibility, mobility and transportation, and sustainability were highlighted.
Oct. 18, 2017—The newest addition to the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, the fieldhouse, has received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Oct. 13, 2017—The fourth annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, Oct. 15–21, celebrates sustainability, natural-resource conservation and energy conservation through events with first-year students.
Sep. 20, 2017—Celebrate Zero Emissions Day Sept. 21 and World Car Free Day Sept. 22 by reducing your environmental footprint.
Aug. 28, 2017—Next-generation heating, cooling, lighting and filtering systems make the Engineering and Science Building the most energy-efficient research building on campus.