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Jenkins and Nanovic Halls earn LEED Silver certification

Jenkins and Nanovic Halls earn LEED Silver certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification to the University of Notre Dame’s Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, in recognition for sustainable design, construction and operation.
GLOBES Admits 7 Graduate Students to Certificate Program

GLOBES Admits 7 Graduate Students to Certificate Program

The GLOBES Program in Environment and Society at the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values has admitted seven new students to its graduate certification program. GLOBES is designed to enhance the scholarship of diverse graduate (Ph.D. and M.S.) and law students...
Burns Appointed as Honorary Professor at Top Chinese University

Burns Appointed as Honorary Professor at Top Chinese University

Peter Burns, Henry J. Massman professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Energy and director of the Actinide Center of Excellence, was appointed as an Honorary Professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China. An esteemed professorship is one of...
Notre Dame creates new architecture design studio with Tesla

Notre Dame creates new architecture design studio with Tesla

Students will explore how to move people and materials through the Gigafactory — the highest-volume battery production facility in the world—while working closely with local government to prepare the Reno area for rapid growth, increase in employment and impact on...
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,...