Vanderbilt Green Fund
Dec. 3, 2019—This year, applications for the Vanderbilt Green Fund will be submitted via a special one-hour event: the Vanderbilt Green-a-thon.
Jan. 8, 2019—The Vanderbilt Green Fund is now accepting applications for 2019 projects that aspire to make Vanderbilt more environmentally friendly. The deadline for applications is Jan. 21.
Aug. 27, 2018—Students can now follow their VandyVans route and van in real time at the new shelter located at the Hank Ingram stop near The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Dec. 14, 2017—Undergraduate students designed a Vandy Vans shelter to be installed at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. In addition, a new stop at the Highland Quadrangle boasts increased safety for riders.
Oct. 11, 2017—The roof, on the third floor of Rand outside the wall of windows and across from the Anchor, has been covered in trays containing sedum, a plant material. Watch a time lapse of the green roof installation.
Jun. 19, 2017—Peabody College students Abby Wei, Paul Garrard and Zainab Khan have received a $50,000 Vanderbilt Green Fund award to install sensory detectors in the stairways of residential buildings on campus to conserve energy and increase safety.
Sep. 3, 2013—New Green Lights screens at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will display real-time energy use for each residence hall and tell students if the building is meeting its pre-determined energy savings goal.
Aug. 28, 2012—Vanderbilt University has been named to the 2013 Green Honor Roll by "The Princeton Review." Vanderbilt was one of only 21 universities nationwide to receive the publication's highest possible green rating.
May. 7, 2012—Members of the Vanderbilt community can now enjoy the outdoors and charge their personal electronics at the same time thanks to four solar-powered charging stations that have been installed on campus.
Sep. 23, 2011—An innovative solar energy installation now adorns a concrete silo at the Vanderbilt co-generation power plant. The unique, 8.16-kilowatt, student-initiated solar project – made possible by funding from the Vanderbilt Green Fund – incorporates renewable energy technologies while providing access to usable, real-time electricity generation data that will be available to the public online. Last...