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College of Science Kicks Off Year-Long Energy Challenge

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On Monday February 2nd, Dean Crawford stood before a crowd of faculty, students, and staff in Jordan Hall to issue a challenge to the entire College of Science: save as much energy as possible for the next year.

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Kaitlyn Howard wins Grab 'n Go Raffle

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“Carrying my reusable bag with me is really easy," said Kaitlyn. "I felt bad throwing away the paper bag every time I got Grab ’n Go, but now I don’t have to worry about it.”

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Sober Up: Turn Off Your Faucet

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Student GD Project

In response to the 2008 Academic forum, design students in a senior level Graphic Design class spent their final weeks of the fall semester working on projects to advocate sustainability in the Notre Dame community.

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Coming Up on February 9th

Author: Rachel Novick

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The start of the spring semester will bring a once-a-year opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to participate in a campus-wide sustainability planning session.

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Sustainable seafood comes to campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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On November 25, Notre Dame became the first major U.S. college to earn certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, a global nonprofit that has developed the world’s leading environmental standard for sustainable and well-managed wild capture fisheries.

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Huddle Takes Green Steps

Author: Rachel Novick

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You won’t find any incandescent lightbulbs in the Huddlemart anymore. From now on, says Huddle manager Jim LaBella, they plan to only sell compact fluorescents.

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Ben Hechler Wins Grab 'n Go Raffle

Author: Rachel Novick

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“I typically get Grab ’n Go every day for lunch,” said Ben. “Although on a day-to-day basis something as simple as saving a paper bag may seem trivial, over the course of the semester the savings really do add up.”

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Winter is here - does your heat work?

Author: Rachel Novick

Over 70 student volunteers went door-to-door in the residence halls on November 16th, giving out 3,000 energy-efficient CFLs (compact fluorescent light bulbs) in exchange for incandescent bulbs and conducting brief energy audits of each dorm room they visited.

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Students Study Energy Policy in D.C.

Author: Rachel Novick

Energy Seminar

Over Fall Break, 13 students traveled to Washington, D.C. to study energy policy as part of the 3rd semester of the Center for Social Concern’s Energy Policy, the Environment, and Social Change seminar.

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