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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for Winter Break

Dec. 17, 2018—Remember to power down before you leave the office or your home for an extended period over Winter Break. Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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Tips for greening your holiday season

Dec. 10, 2018—Want to reduce your impact this holiday season? Here are a few tips from SustainVU’s Holiday Greening Guide to make your holiday a little greener this year.

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Controls Group wins 2018 football ‘greenest group on campus’ award

Nov. 30, 2018—The Facilities department’s Controls Group has been named winner of the 2018 Vanderbilt football sustainability competition.

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Don’t forget to power down before leaving for the holiday break

Nov. 19, 2018—Your reductions in energy use can have a large impact when aggregated across the entire university.

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Vanderbilt greenhouse gas emissions drop 12 percent, new sustainability report shows

Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt leaders in the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office and the Division of Administration are aligning sustainability efforts with the guiding principles of FutureVU, the university's land use planning initiative.

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Slay energy vampires this Halloween

Oct. 30, 2018—As little ghosts and ghouls prepare to come out in search of Halloween treats, be sure you don’t have any silent menaces lurking around your office or home tricking you into using extra energy.

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Learn about mobility strategy, give input at FutureVU Mobility Expo Nov. 6

Oct. 26, 2018—Students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to explore Vanderbilt’s mobility and transportation progress and plans at the FutureVU Mobility Expo on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Vanderbilt ranked 21st among top ‘green’ colleges and universities

Oct. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review.

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2018 Commons Unplugged week celebrates sustainability

Oct. 23, 2018—The fifth annual Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, Oct. 28–Nov. 3, will celebrate sustainability, natural resource conservation and energy conservation through various events focusing on Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Greening Your Home and Personal Life’

Oct. 18, 2018—Chelsea Hamilton, outreach coordinator for the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office, will present “Greening Your Home and Personal Life” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Medical Center North, Room C2209.

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Remember to power down before the holiday

Jul. 2, 2018—Don’t forget to power down before leaving the office or home for the holiday week, especially with the hot temperatures.

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FutureVU releases comprehensive vision for development of campus

May. 16, 2018—A holistic vision for the physical development of campus over the next 20 to 30 years is now available on the FutureVU website.

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