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Campus Prepares for 2008 Forum

Author: Rachel Novick

While sustainable energy may only be discussed on the floor of the Joyce Center for a few hours at the Notre Dame Forum on September 24, the energy crisis the world finds itself in won’t go away anytime soon, said professor Frank Incropera, the H. Clifford and Evelyn A. Brosey Chair in Engineering and the Forum’s co-chair along with University President Fr. John Jenkins.

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Green Buildings Sprouting on Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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Construction projects are a fact of life at Notre Dame, but the new buildings on campus are a bit out of the ordinary. The Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center will use 20% less energy than a typical building its size. At least half of the wood used in the first building in Innovation Park will be certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

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ND Opens Year with Mass, Picnic

Author: Rachel Novick

University president Fr. John Jenkins told the Notre Dame community to pray they are “afflicted with hope” when facing problems – especially emphasizing global environmental and sustainability issues – during his homily at Notre Dame’s Opening Mass Tuesday evening.

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Celebrating Earth Day

Author: Rachel Novick

The University of Notre Dame is committed to incorporating energy conservation and environmental stewardship in its institutional goals. The Energy and Environmental Issues Committee has been a driving force behind many of these green initiatives at Notre Dame.

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