ND responds to calls for sustainability

Author: Rachel Novick

Sustainability – a word that’s here to stay at Notre Dame.

The University launched an entire office dedicated to the matter in January, a new “green” issues student organization gained approval as an official club this summer, and today’s Notre Dame Forum is devoted to sustainable energy.

University President Father John Jenkins told faculty members in his annual Faculty Address Sept. 16 that he is “eager to give special attention to this problem” through the Forum, academics and other initiatives on campus.

“We must strive, as a community, to make a practical response to the energy challenge in our lives and on our campus,” Jenkins said.

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