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Catholic Universities to Gather at Notre Dame to Address Sustainability

August 20, 2009

The University of Notre Dame this fall will host “Renewing the Campus: Sustainability and the Catholic University,” the first national conference dedicated to advancing the engagement of Catholic universities with the most pressing environmental challenges of our time.

The conference, which will be held Oct. 9 to 11 (Friday to Sunday) on the Notre Dame campus, will bring together faculty, students, administrators and clergy from Catholic universities across the country to explore the connections between Catholic theology and social thought and the science and practice of environmental sustainability.…

Notre Dame Receives Funding for Energy Frontier Research Center

August 07, 2009

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the delivery of $18.5 million in funding to the University of Notre Dame for an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC).

The EFRCs, which will pursue advanced scientific research on energy, are being established by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science at universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations and private firms across the nation.…

Obama Names Notre Dame as Recipient of Electric Vehicle Education Grant

August 06, 2009

The University of Notre Dame is one of the recipients of a $6.1 million federal stimulus grant to develop degree and training programs for electric vehicles, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday (Aug. 5) during a speech in Wakarusa, Ind.

The Indiana Advanced Electric Vehicle Training and Education Consortium will be led by Purdue University and also includes Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College, Purdue University Calumet and Indiana University Northwest. The consortium’s goal is to educate and train the workforce needed to design, manufacture and maintain advanced electric vehicles and associated infrastructure.…