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  • Bicentennial Oak

    Bicentennial Oak, beloved campus landmark, has died

    The Bicentennial Oak, the only tree on Vanderbilt’s campus known to predate the founding of the university, succumbed to age-related decay and fell Nov. 12. Estimated to be some 250 years old, the bur oak was one of the most recognizable trees on campus, serving as a landmark near Garland Hall for generations of Vanderbilt community members. Read More

    Nov 16, 2022

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    Latest Vanderbilt Green Fund projects implemented on campus 

    Vanderbilt University recently has implemented five sustainability projects with support from the student-led Vanderbilt Green Fund. The projects range from a native species garden that aims to increase biodiversity, pollination and soil quality on campus, to more technology-driven solutions, such as programmable thermostats and solar thermal panels.  Read More

    Nov 2, 2022

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    Vanderbilt University to host PARK(ing) Day Sept. 16 

    PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event competition where urban areas, such as parking lots, are temporarily transformed into green spaces. Parking spaces along Magnolia Circle in the Peabody College neighborhood will be transformed into a parklet on Friday, Sept. 16. Read More

    Sep 9, 2022

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    Everything you need to know about hidden gems on campus 

    Whether you’re a new student or rediscovering Vanderbilt after some time away, check out these hidden gems that make campus worth exploring. Read More

    Aug 29, 2022