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Class of '76 Welcomes Butterflies to Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

Notre Dame’s Class of ’76 turned their 40th reunion into an extraordinary celebration of renewal and stewardship of the natural world by planting a butterfly garden adjacent to St. Joseph’s Lake.

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Working with farmers to protect watersheds

Author: JP Shortall

Ecology professor Jennifer Tank won the 2016 Ganey Community-Based Research Award for working together with Kosciusko County farmers and local conservation staff to reduce nutrient runoff in the Shatto Ditch watershed.

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Advancing Undergraduate Research in Sustainability

Author: Barbara Villarosa

Students overwhelmed the Sorin Room at LaFortune on the evening of January 25th for the 2nd annual Undergraduate Sustainability Research Expo as they gathered information about current research and educational opportunities in energy, the environment, and other topics related to sustainability studies.

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ND @ COP XXI

Author: Rachel Novick

As the historic 21st Conference of Parties gets underway in Paris, members of the Notre Dame community are finding a variety of ways to stay informed and engage in the climate negotiations.

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Climate Covenant for ND Community

Author: Rachel Novick

On Wednesday October 28th, the Notre Dame community will have a unique opportunity for a conversation with the Executive Director of the Catholic Climate Covenant, Daniel Misleh. 

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First Sustainability Research Expo at ND

Author: Rachel Novick

On January 26, the University of Notre Dame hosted its inaugural Sustainability Research Expo. This event showcased opportunities from across the campus and around the community for students to get involved in sustainability research, educational programs, and internships. The expo took place in the Hesburgh Library concourse and over 100 students attended.

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GreeND Takes NYC

Author: Andrea Vale

A total of eight students from Notre Dame's GreeND club as well as ND faculty made the trip to attend the recent People's Climate March in New York City. There were an estimated 400,000 participants, making it the largest climate march in history. 

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"Crude" This Wednesday

Author: Rachel Novick

The Center for Social Cocerns is hosting a screening of the documentary "Crude: The Real Price of Oil" thus Wednesday September 17 at 7:00 PM in Andrews Auditorium in the basement of Geddes Hall.

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"Disruption" This Saturday

Author: Rachel Novick

The movie Disruption will be screened this Saturday, September 13th, at 3:00 PM in the Carey Auditorium at Hesburgh Library. The film is being released by 350.org in advance of the People's Climate March taking place in New York City on September 21st. 

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Sustainability Adds Value on the Job Market

Author: Rachel Novick

A recent study from Arizona State University's School of Business shows that graduates with a sustainability concentration in combination with a traditional major have a huge advantage when it comes to landing a job.

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Vatican Hosts Sustainability Conference

Author: Rachel Novick

On May 2-6, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences hosted a conference titled Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility.

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Climate Change in National Parks

Author: Rachel Novick

This Friday May 2nd, Patrick Gonzalez will present current and projected climate trends and how they impact species and ecosystems in national parks. His talk will take place 3:00 – 4:00pm in 283 Galvin.

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Life Among Tar Sands

Author: Rachel Novick

Don't miss “Life Among the ’Tar Sands’ Oil Pipelines: Impacts on Rural Communities and the Environment” on Tuesday April 1st from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Eck Visitor Center Auditorium.

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