May. 3, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and the Clean Air Partnership of Middle Tennessee hosted a Clean Air Week scavenger hunt near Vanderbilt’s Central Library on May 1. This and other activities were held to celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week April 29–May 3. At the events, Vanderbilt employees and students learned about the university’s alternative...
May. 1, 2013—The Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics laboratory, located in the basement of Medical Center North, recently achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Apr. 26, 2013—On April 8, first-year students in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) participated in the annual “Earth, Wind and Fire” tour to learn about energy production and the sustainable features of Vanderbilt’s campus. The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and Plant Operations act as hosts each year.
Apr. 17, 2013—Activities to help you think and act "green" will mark Earth Day at Vanderbilt on April 22.
Apr. 17, 2013—Vanderbilt has been included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013.
Mar. 8, 2013—The top floor of The Commons Center recently achieved LEED Gold Certification, making it the 13th certified project on campus.
Mar. 7, 2013—The winner of the 2013 Vanderbilt Athletics Basketball Sustainability Competition is Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR).
Mar. 4, 2013—Since 2008, Vanderbilt has made significant strides in sustainability, such as expanding recycling, retrofitting facilities for greater energy efficiency, and educating faculty, staff and students.
Feb. 8, 2013—Is your group, department or division the "greenest" on campus? If so, you can be VIP guests at the Vanderbilt vs. Georgia basketball game Feb. 27.
VUCast: Boy Wonder-He’s been inventing gadgets to clean the air since he was a kid. Meet the “boy wonder”.
Feb. 4, 2013—This week on VUCast: Meet the Vanderbilt student inventor who might just save the environment; Vanderbilt's Television News Archive is a national video treasure; and Vanderbilt wins Emmy gold.
Feb. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt scored big in the 2012 Game Day Recycling Challenge, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Dec. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff who are going to be away from the dorm room, office or home for an extended period of time over the holidays should remember to power down before they leave. Doing so is a great way to reduce one’s energy consumption and environmental impact. Students: Turn off all lights, including...