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Wild Women Triumph

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Walsh Hall is the decisive winner of Notre Dame’s first campus-wide Dorm Energy Competition, having reduced their electricity use by an impressive 31%.

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Biologist Hellmann helps author Chicago climate report

Author: Rachel Novick

Chicago has worn many nicknames throughout its history including the “Windy City,” the “Second City,” and the “City of the Big Shoulders.” However, if “Chi-Town” successfully adopts the recommendations of a climate report coauthored by Jessica Hellmann, a University of Notre Dame biologist, it may well be known as “America’s Greenest City.”

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University Press helps the planet with Green Press Initiative

Author: Rachel Novick

As recently as nine years ago, the University of Notre Dame Press used no recycled paper in the average 60 to 70 new titles published annually.

That changed when production manager Wendy McMillen in 2002 proposed bringing the press into the nationwide Green Press Initiative (GPI), a non-profit program that raises awareness of sustainability issues and solutions for the book and newspaper publishing industries.

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