Notre Dame will celebrate Arbor Day this Friday, April 27 with a tour of the campus’ most magnificent trees and the lauch of a virtual tree tour, which allows users to learn about campus trees and take self-guided tours at their convenience.
In a huge step forward for campus sustainability, water bottle filling stations will be installed on the first floor of every residence hall on campus this summer.
On Sunday April 22nd at 4pm, GreeND’s annual Fashion Show will be held in the LaFortune Ballroom and will include outfits designed by both students and professionals.
Mod and God Quads are the winners of the first-ever Quad Energy Competition, finishing with an impressive 15.7% reduction in electricity usage over the course of the three-week competition.
Kate Christian ’15 shares the path she is taking toward pursuing her passions at Notre Dame through a major in Business and a double-minor in Sustainability and Theology.
This weekend, Notre Dame will participate in Earth Hour by turning out the lights on the Golden Dome of the Main Building and the Word of Life mural on the Hesburgh Library. Earth Hour has become an international symbol of support for climate change action.
Wes Jackson, a visionary and pioneer in sustainable agriculture, will be speaking on campus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in Jordan 101. Jackson’s research spans 30 years and addresses a wide range of challenges, including soil erosion and pesticide resistance.
Hockey fans can be maniacal about their teams, but during the February 24th ND vs. Michigan State hockey game, fans had another reason to be wild. GreeND, the Office of Sustainability and Athletics joined forces to make this hockey game a RecycleMania Gameday Recycling event.
Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore has made some exciting new additions to the already popular Sustainability Toolkit. The bookstore is contributing a reusable bag made out of 100% recycled bottles and a coupon for 15% off selected sustainability titles to each Toolkit.
Electric cars, bicycles, alternative fuel vehicles, and innovations in public transportation took over Stepan Center in an exciting trade show display on February 29th for Green Summit V: The Future of Transportation.
Shelly Fuhrman ’12 shares her experience working with ND LIGHTS, a Notre Dame program that takes working equipment and instrumentation from retired or upgraded campus laboratories and donates them to underfunded schools in the U.S. and abroad.
The interactive campus map now has a new “Green Tour” overlay. This layer allows students, staff, faculty, and guests to better understand where sustainability initiatives are happening on campus and to utilize the physical campus as a learning experience.
On February 2nd, Geddes Hall will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Sun Come Up. The film follows the experiences of the Carteret Islanders, a community living on a remote island chain off Papua New Guinea that is forced to relocate due to sea level rise.
Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed friends and colleagues on campus sporting reusable shopping bags, sipping organic hot chocolate, and waxing eloquent on the subject of sustainable seafood. Here’s why: