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Notre Dame economic impact on region is $2.46 billion

Notre Dame economic impact on region is $2.46 billion

The University of Notre Dame’s impact on the region through its operational and capital investments; research spending; spending by students, visitors and event attendees; and increased wage premium earned by graduates is $2.46 billion annually.
Sustainable Lighting Project illuminates campus

Sustainable Lighting Project illuminates campus

In 2018, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Stepan Center received light fixture makeovers in 2018 that are more than cosmetic. These upgrades are part of the Sustainable Lighting Project, which supports the University’s ongoing Energy Conservation Measures Program...
Notre Dame to host Arturo Massol-Deyá from Casa Pueblo in Puerto Rico

Notre Dame to host Arturo Massol-Deyá from Casa Pueblo in Puerto Rico

On Sept. 20, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, a captivated audience gathered in the Hesburgh Library auditorium to watch the Frontline/NPR documentary “Blackout in Puerto Rico.” Overwhelmed by the storm’s devastation to the island and the debilitating effect it...
Energy Week Plus Brings Global Energy Issues to Light

Energy Week Plus Brings Global Energy Issues to Light

Now more than ever, energy—how it’s created and how it’s used—is changing. “Even on our own campus, renewables play a growing role in our energy consumption, while new buildings popping up frequently earn LEED [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design]...
Smoothing Your Way to ND for the Environment

Smoothing Your Way to ND for the Environment

A perspective on partnering with others to quench more than a thirst for sustainability at Notre Dame.  I always wondered what ND for the Environment was all about. Then, I had the chance to experience it first-hand. It was Alumni...
Upward Bound Students Discover Energy at Notre Dame

Upward Bound Students Discover Energy at Notre Dame

This summer, 28 South Bend high school students from Notre Dame’s TRiO Upward Bound (UB) program learned what it was like to do research on a college campus. The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame…
EdTech in the Bend: Google Sheets for Graphing Made Easy

EdTech in the Bend: Google Sheets for Graphing Made Easy

The third annual EdTech in the Bend on August 3 was an e-learning conference designed to help area teachers learn more about educational technology and ways to incorporate it into their classrooms. ND Energy once again supported the South Bend...
Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship, and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY...