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.
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. 13, 2015—University leaders, students, faculty and staff gathered in the shadow of the university power plant Thursday, April 9 to celebrate Vanderbilt’s conversion from coal to natural gas for its heating, cooling and electricity needs.
Media Advisory: Chancellor Zeppos, senior administrators celebrate the end of coal power, demolition of iconic smokestack April 9
Apr. 7, 2015—On the eve of the demolition of the plant’s iconic smokestack, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will speak at a celebration of the conversion on Thursday, April 9, at 4:10 p.m.
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.
Feb. 11, 2015—The lab of Randy Blakely, Allan D. Bass Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, has been named winner of the 2015 Vanderbilt Basketball Sustainability Competition.
Jan. 7, 2015—Plant Operations is asking the Vanderbilt community to take small steps for the rest of the week to help reduce pressure on the campus’ energy infrastructure during the current bout of extremely cold weather.
Dec. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt Athletics, the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office and Waste Management, Inc. are looking for the greenest group on campus during this year’s basketball athletics sustainability competition.
Dec. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt's power plant now runs exclusively on natural gas.
Dec. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Sustainability and Environment Management Office offers 12 steps that everyone can take to make the season a little greener.