Oct. 21, 2015—The second annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week—scheduled for Oct. 25–31—will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.
Oct. 13, 2015—SustainVU, the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach and Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science are subgrant recipients of a $91,000, two-year EPA grant to Nashville’s Urban Green Lab to deliver hands-on science and sustainability education to Nashville middle- and high-schoolers.
Oct. 7, 2015—The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office will celebrate two month-long events in October: Campus Sustainability Month and Energy Awareness Month.
Jul. 22, 2015—Vanderbilt University played host Monday to about 100 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, which held its annual meeting in Nashville July 18-21.
People living in less affluent regions are more environmentally friendly in Latin America, Caribbean
Jul. 6, 2015—More people than surveyors expected think protection of the environment should be a priority in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Jun. 30, 2015—Remember to power down before you leave the office for an extended period over the July Fourth holiday. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.
May. 21, 2015—The Vanderbilt power plant has a dramatic new look. Demolition of the brick exhaust stack, which once stretched more than 200 feet tall, is now complete.
Apr. 15, 2015—Donation and recycling locations on campus will be expanded from April 20 to May 10, just in time for student move out and office spring-cleaning efforts.
Apr. 7, 2015—California's aggressive incentive program for installing rooftop solar-electric systems has not been as effective as generally believed according to a new analysis.
Feb. 11, 2015—The first-ever Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, scheduled for Feb. 15–21, will celebrate sustainability and natural resource and energy conservation through a variety of events targeting Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.
Jan. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt professor David Hess received the James Thornton Fant Chair in Sustainability Studies only this week, but the chair’s story dates to 1899.