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ND Bikes to Work

Author: Rachel Novick

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Michiana Bike to Work Week drew teams from all over campus, including the first place Notre Dame College of Science team (Dean Gregory Crawford, far right). The team of 63 biked a total of 2,020 miles.

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Sprouting Wellness

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame’s campus garden broke ground this month in White Field on the far north end of campus. The 45 garden plots cultivated by Notre Dame families and co-workers are the result of the collaborative efforts of almost a dozen departments.

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Dome to Go Dark for Earth Hour

Author: Connor Kobeski

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On Saturday March 27 at 8:30pm, Notre Dame participated in Earth Hour by turning off lights in solidarity with millions of others across the world. When the lights went out on the Dome, it signaled the start of a Glow in the Dark Frisbee game involving over 50 students.

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Erin Go Green!

Author: Connor Kobeski

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The Office of Sustainability reminds students of what can be recycled and promotes the Recyclemania competition at the St. Patrick’s Day Party on Fieldhouse Mall.

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Streamlining Single Stream

Author: Connor Kobeski

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Compactors specifically designated for single stream recycling have been installed at multiple sites on campus and additional compactors are scheduled to be installed this spring to handle increasing volume.

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Registration Opens for Third Annual Green Summit

Author: Rachel Novick

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The food is always good at the annual Green Summit, but this year food will also be the topic of conversation. Green Summit III: The Footprint of Food will take place on February 22nd, 2010 from 4 to 6pm in the Monogram Room at the Joyce Center.

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Faculty Grants Focus on Sustainability

Author: Rachel Novick

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Interdisciplinary faculty research grants recently announced by the Office of the Provost include investigations into renewable energy technologies, water quality protection, and community resilience to the impacts of climate change.

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