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.
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.
Notre Dame’s Energy Center has announced that three projects pursuing novel concepts in clean energy will be supported through the center’s new Seed Fund program.
Student volunteers helped tailgaters recycle before Saturday’s football game against San Diego State University as a part of an expanded program designed to improve recycling efforts on campus.
If you’re a Fighting Irish football fan, the University of Notre Dame is asking you to do your part to help the environment. It’s your chance to “Go Green” on game day.
Construction on a new building for the Center for Social Concerns (CSC) and the Institute for Church Life continued throughout the summer, progressing toward an August 2009 completion date.
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.
In its efforts to continue sustainability and environmental awareness, Notre Dame has created the Office of Sustainability, and had named James M. Mazurek as its first director.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This catch phrase rings like “an apple a day” or “stop, drop and roll.” It seems, though, that the first two steps of this trio are often quickly forgotten.
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.
Notre Dame experienced a sight unfamiliar to campus Saturday night -a majestic, stately, but unlit Golden Dome.
With more than 400 colleges participating in the 2008 RecycleMania challenge, the 10-week competition has propelled the students of Notre Dame to actively – and even stealthily – collect as many recyclables as possible.
On Sunday, Notre Dame kicked off a competition that it hopes will renew recycling efforts around campus.