Sustaining Perseverance: Catherine Connell ’22 and Alana Lanser ’22

Sustaining Perseverance: Catherine Connell ’22 and Alana Lanser ’22

Author: Natalie Ambrosio '17

“Professors and students not directly involved in sustainability on campus thought it would be easy to get a water filter in Debartolo,” says Catherine Connell ’22. “But we thought it would be an undertaking in itself.”  Catherine, and Alana Lanser, along with fellow freshmen Tim O’Sullivan, Sirak Negash and Quinn Mahoney focused their “philosophy in action” project on getting a water filter and water bottle fill station in DeBartolo Hall, quickly proving their theory that this seemingly small task would be a project worthy of a whole semester.…

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Let’s See Where It Goes: Reagan Mulqueen ’20

Let’s See Where It Goes: Reagan Mulqueen ’20

Author: Natalie Ambrosio '17

Reagan Mulqueen ’20 is a business analytics major who loves to play with data, find new ways to visualize it and see what stories it has to tell. “I take the data that you get from the company, financial info, consumer info, see trends and make decisions in the future,” Reagan explains. Ever since she took environmental science during her senior year of high school in Fort Worth, TX, Reagan has also fostered an interest in sustainability.…

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A Movement that Unites: Youth Power Indiana

A Movement that Unites: Youth Power Indiana

Author: Natalie Ambrosio '17

On February 27 the Executive Director of nonprofit Earth Charter Indiana, South Bend’s Director of Sustainability and a South Bend Council Member shared the stage at Notre Dame, discussing a film that chronicles the passing of a Climate Recovery Resolution in Indianapolis. This event fostered the connection between Notre Dame and the wider South Bend community – a connection that has helped propel the youth-initiated effort to pass a Climate Recovery Ordinance in the city.…

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