News

Dillon Prez delivers the shampoo

Author: Rachel Novick

bathroom_items

Andy Boes, a junior political science major from Seattle and president of Dillon Hall, initiated a partnership with the Morris Inn to donate unused shampoo and soap to local food pantries.

Read More

St. Francis and Sustainability

Author: Rachel Novick

Feast of St Francis

On Tuesday October 4th, the Notre Dame community will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment, with festivities and opportunities to follow in the footsteps of St. Francis, who was known for his love for nature and the poor.

Read More

Staying Clean, Going Green

Author: Rachel Novick

wet_cleaning_machine

Dropping off the dry cleaning – it seems just like another item on the “to-do” list, but here on campus, it has recently become another opportunity to make a decision to live more sustainably.

Read More

Donated equipment LIGHTS up labs

Author: Rachel Novick

nd_lights

ND LIGHTS– Notre Dame Laboratory Instrumentation Giving Hope To Students – recently completed its first year of collecting and sending donated laboratory equipment to limited-resource schools across the country.

Read More

ND gets silver rating for sustainability

Author: Rachel Novick

STARS

Notre Dame has received a STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. STARS is a new program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.

Read More

ND receives storm water management award

Author: Sara Brown

chip_storm_award

The University of Notre Dame recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the state of Indiana’s Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) for its storm water management program on campus.

Read More

Notre Dame's first wind turbine

Author: Meredith Rowland

web_ready

Last week, a new addition to the Notre Dame campus skyline demonstrated the University’s commitment to renewable energy in a very visible way. Mounted on the roof of the Notre Dame power plant, a vertical axis wind turbine now looks over campus and will feed directly into the campus electrical grid.

Read More

Notre Dame's Bike to Work Competition

Author: Meredith Rowland

bike_to_work_image

The Office of Sustainability and the College of Science will be co-sponsoring a ‘Bike to Work’ Competition that will run from June 1st to August 15th. Please start building your teams now and register on the Bike to Work website.

Read More

Warren Golf Course receives Audubon Certification

Author: Meredith Rowland

golf_course

The Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, which is situated on 250 wooded acres next to the northeast corner of campus, has retained its designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The course is one of only eight in the state of Indiana to have achieved the certification from Audubon.

Read More

Graduating Sustainability Interns

Author: Meredith Rowland

005

As the school year winds down, the Office of Sustainability will say goodbye to our graduating senior interns. We are thankful for having the chance to work with this group of talented individuals and are excited about what the future holds for each of them.

Read More

ND Bike Fest 2011 a Big Success

Author: Meredith Rowland

bike_fest

The Notre Dame Bike Fest was held last Friday afternoon on South Quad. The annual event was organized by RecSports to raise awareness about biking and provide information about biking opportunities in South Bend.

Read More