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Student Perspectives: Notre Dame Cares for Our Common Home

Student Perspectives: Notre Dame Cares for Our Common Home

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

Remember the most beautiful place you have ever been? I do: the sun rising over the mountains, the trees gently swaying in the wind, the smell of the summer grass, and the sound of the birds chirping in their nests. Now, imagine the same place without the trees, a grey sky, a barren terrain, and no sound of joy in air. This is our destiny if we don’t act. This is our future if we don’t start caring for our common home.

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Research for a sustainable future

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

More than 140 faculty members in 36 departments at Notre Dame currently conducting sustainability research on topics ranging from corporate social responsibiltiy to the use of quantum dots in solar cells. 

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Spring Cleaning Upgrades: LED Lightbulb

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

LED light bulbs are quickly eclipsing CFLs as the most efficient, safest, and longest lasting lightbulb for your home. With prices dropping 80% over the past five years (and now hovering around only 8 dollars per bulb), as well as frequent technological advancements, LEDs have emerged as not only the green choice but also the smart choice.…

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