The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has taken another leap toward broadening its presence internationally and in particular with Low to Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Abigail Mechtenberg, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Physics, will spend three months of the year during the summer engaged in international sustainable development research on behalf of ND Energy.…
A one-hour documentary detailing the origins, construction and academic, student life, performance and athletic components of the Campus Crossroads Project
The University of Notre Dame Athletics Department and Levy, the food service provider for Notre Dame Stadium, are partnering with a local nonprofit to reduce food waste, contribute to food security and support job training this football season — part of a broader focus on sustainability campuswide.
With every home game this season, Levy will donate leftover food from the stadium to Cultivate Culinary School & Catering, a local organization that prepares at-risk high school students and adults for jobs in the food service industry.…
At almost 43,000 square feet collectively, the Duncan Student Center, Corbett Family Hall, and the O'Neill Hall are home to the largest vegetative "living" roof system in the state of Indiana.
Duncan Student Center, O’Neill Hall, and Corbett Family Hall — flanking the west, south and east sides of Notre Dame Stadium — were designed and constructed with the goal of seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
With an approximate total of 800,000 square feet, Duncan Student Center, O’Neill Hall, and Corbett Family Hall were built to use less water, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and be resource efficient. At least 20 percent of all of the building materials contain post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled content, including structural steel and reinforcement, concrete, metal studs, insulation, aluminum window framing, gypsum wallboard, terrazzo, spray fireproofing and ceiling tiles. Additionally, more than 20 percent of the construction materials were harvested or manufactured regionally, within 500 miles of the construction site.…
LimeBikes are coming to Notre Dame Campus
With a crew of approximately 45 employees strong, Landscape Services maintains more than 1,250 acres of campus property by using several sustainable practices and plantings. While they do spend a fair amount of time keeping the lawns treated and trimmed, they also have the responsibility of landscaping new and re-landscaping existing buildings on campus, all while keeping sustainability in mind. …
Notre Dame continues its effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
Do you have unwanted personal or confidential papers piling up at home you need to dispose of? On Wednesday, August 9th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, the University’s shred provider, Shred-it, in conjunction with University Archives at the Hesburgh Library, is offering free and secure confidential document destruction for all University faculty, staff, and students. This event will be held rain or shine.…
With just a few simple steps, planning a sustainable summer cook-out can be quick and trouble-free.
The Green Tennis Machine uses a combination of inert and non-flammable gases to restore the bounce height of used tennis balls.
Annual Old2Gold sale to benefit 29 local organizations.
Installation is underway for the new ground mount PV solar array system.
The Notre Dame Campus Community Garden has a new home for the first time in seven years.
Earth Day 2017 - Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
As the grand prize winners of the 2017 Megawatt Madness competition, the residents of Howard Hall were treated to an evening of Coffee & Conversation with Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
Dr. Sharma explains the many environmental benefits that green roofs provide, as well as the importance of green roofs in urban settings to mitigate the urban heat island effect.
Allen Utterback, Assistant Director of Facilities for the College of Science, was at a supplier conference in 2015 when something in the corner of his eye caught his attention.
ND Environmental Engineering graduate student Maria Krug was selected for a 2017 Kaneb Graduate Student Teaching award for her work in teaching the undergraduate Community-Based Engineering Design Projects course.