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University's heating and cooling systems work to save energy

University's heating and cooling systems work to save energy

As the seasons change and outdoor temperatures fluctuate, faculty and staff may notice temperature variations indoors, especially when a room has been unoccupied for a while. The Utilities and Maintenance departments ask the campus community to give heating and cooling...
Applications for the Naughton Fellowships now open

Applications for the Naughton Fellowships now open

The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre...
Emily Tsui Partners with St. Adalbert's to Promote STEM Education

Emily Tsui Partners with St. Adalbert's to Promote STEM Education

Emily Tsui, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, spent a recent afternoon teaching seventh and eighth graders at St. Adalbert Catholic School in South Bend about phase change and temperature. Graduate students Moises Ballesteros and Keith Schival,...
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]...