Vanderbilt University is located on over 300 acres about a mile and a half southwest of downtown Nashville. Home to more than 300 tree and shrub varieties, the campus was designated a national arboretum in 1988. Buildings on campus date to as early as the University’s founding in 1873. The Peabody section of campus has been a registered National Historic Landmark since 1966.
A green roof is a roof of a building or structure that is covered in vegetation. Did you know that Vanderbilt has several green roofs on campus? Portions of the Nursing Annex, the Math Building Plaza, and the Medical Center Courtyard are green roofs!
- Vanderbilt Central Library earns gold for ‘green’ renovation » 3.16.12
- March 28 Green Bag Luncheon to focus on sustainable landscaping and gardening » 3.1.12
- Green Building Council lauds One Hundred Oaks project » 6.30.11
- Vanderbilt University receives ‘A’ rating on new report ranking the top 50 national universities on environmental and social transparency » 4.22.11
- Idea for community garden grows into reality » 4.22.11
- Attend the release of Nashville’s Open Space Plan on Thursday, April 14 » 4.12.11
- Nobel Peace Prize winner to deliver Senior Day address » 12.3.10