Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Lights Out for Earth Hour

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Location: University of Notre Dame

On Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 - 9:30 pm, Notre Dame will once again participate in Earth Hour by turning off the lights on the Golden Dome and the Word of Life Mural on Hesburgh Library.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Brewing Up Sustainability

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Location: Wiekamp Hall, Rm 101, IUSB campus

Brook Hardy and Aireal Newbill, The Local Cup; South Bend, IN

Brewing Up Sustainability: How a Neighborhood Coffee Shop Became an Incubator of Innovative Action - The Local Cup is a community-based coffee shop in the Near Northwest Neighborhood of South Bend. Learn about the history of this social entrepreneurial start-up, and how it supports sustainable action and development in the neighborhood.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Building for Nothing: The Story of Net Zero Homes

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Location: Wiekamp Hall, Rm 101, IUSB campus

Dwayne Borkholder, New Energy Homes; Nappanee, IN

How can we live better for less and on less? Buildings use the most energy and contribute the most greenhouse gases across all sectors in our society. Learn how we can do better by building smarter so we can live lighter. Dwayne will share his journey towards Net Zero Homes, Net Zero Tiny Homes, and how and why he wants to build more of them internationally and in Michiana. His vision and innovative spirit are focused on sustainability, could reshape the way we live, work, and play.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Ten Years Hence Lecture

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Location: Jordan Auditorium

Chris Walker, Director, North America, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will present the sixth lecture in the Ten Years Hence Lecture Series. 

 

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Agriculture: Feeding the Human Family

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

To address the social and ecological crises of our day, Pope Francis has called for a​ ​"broader vision of reality" that demands an​ ​"integral ecology."​ ​In this six-part lecture series, we will explore how to live out this vision within the Great Lakes watershed.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Ten Years Hence Lecture

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Location: Jordan Auditorium

Jon Freedman will present the final lecture in the Ten Years Hence Lecture Series.  Jon is based in Washington, DC, where he leads global partnerships and government affairs for GE’s water business.

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