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...
A CISTAR Summer

A CISTAR Summer

Hunter Allen with graduate student mentor Neha Mehra Hunter Allen and Lee Ngochi, rising seniors at South Bend Riley High School, had an unusual summer. Instead of finding a typical summer job, they took a leap of learning and worked...
Potential Talent Meets Potential Energy

Potential Talent Meets Potential Energy

The Jordan Hall of Science was bursting with budding scientists and engineers the weeks of July 9 and 16, thanks to the Art 2 Science summer camp, an annual initiative sponsored by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics, Center for...
STEM Graduate Students Discover the Importance of “Soft Skills”

STEM Graduate Students Discover the Importance of “Soft Skills”

On March 20, ND Energy sponsored a panel discussion on the future of STEM graduate students and Notre Dame’s role in preparing them for careers in both academia and industry. “Divergent Exit Opportunities for STEM Graduate Students: Leveraging On-Campus Resources”...
ND Energy Announces NIRSEF Energy-related Project Winners

ND Energy Announces NIRSEF Energy-related Project Winners

It was a two-way learning experience on Saturday, March 3, for twelve ND Energy student volunteers and the middle and high school students who participated as judges and contestants at the annual Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair…
Energy Abroad – How I Spent My Summer

Energy Abroad – How I Spent My Summer

Four students who traveled abroad last summer to work on energy-related projects shared their experiences with other students during a panel presentation on February 5. Susan Soisson, a representative of ND International, was also present to answer questions about international...
Off to a Fast Start with Many Valuable Connections

Off to a Fast Start with Many Valuable Connections

ND Energy’s eleventh annual Notre Dame Energy Week morphed into a 10-day event when some very special guests needed to move their event to September 28, providing a grand entrance to an incredibly productive week ahead. Mayors Pete Buttigieg (D-South...
Energy Studies Minor 2017 Graduating Class

Energy Studies Minor 2017 Graduating Class

The number of students graduating from Notre Dame with the Energy Studies Minor continues to rise. On May 19, ND Energy will host its first reception for 22 graduates and their families. As in the past, the minor, housed in...
Community Outreach by ND Energy

Community Outreach by ND Energy

Energizing the Alumni during Winter Sports Weekend Beginning the New Year with a new partnership, ND Energy participated in the Alumni Association’s roll out of “ND for the Environment.” On Saturday, January 7, while undergraduates were still home on break,...
Campus Outreach by ND Energy

Campus Outreach by ND Energy

Distinguished Lecture Series ’16-‘17: The Solar Series This year’s distinguished lecture series evolved out of a survey showing that the number one energy topic of interest to students was solar energy. Beginning during Energy Week in October and finishing up...
Encouraging the Next Generation of Energy Researchers

Encouraging the Next Generation of Energy Researchers

Hundreds of area K-12 students gathered in Notre Dame’s Stepan Center on March 4 to participate in the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF). Among those in the early morning throng were six volunteers from ND Energy’s Student...

Building a Better Future for STEM Education

ND Energy just wrapped up its seventh consecutive Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program, engaging seven teachers from area high schools for seven weeks of energy-related research. In addition to being part of a laboratory research team and delving into...

Empowering Local Students to ‘Rock’ their World

Who knew rocks could be so cool? On July 19, ND Energy Managing Director, Dr. Ginger Sigmon, and graduate student, Tyler Spano, introduced 25 teens from Notre Dame’s TRiO Program to the wonders of geology and engineering. TRiO, or Talent...