Living Climate Justice: One Action at a Time

Living Climate Justice: One Action at a Time

Inspired by the book, Climate Justice by Mary Robinson, Ginger Sigmon, managing director of ND Energy, suggests everyone has a role to play in mitigating climate change and urges each of us to take small steps daily to minimize the...
The Joule Archives by ND Energy

The Joule Archives by ND Energy

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) highlights recent activities in energy-related research, education and outreach through its bi-annual newsletter, The Joule. Beginning in 2011 and continuing today, these newsletters are archived here for visitors to read at their convenience.…...
Annual Report History by ND Energy

Annual Report History by ND Energy

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has a deep-seated history with the University of Notre Dame. Established in 2005 as an engineering college center, ND Energy is now a University-wide research center, supporting over 80 affiliated faculty and more...
Solar energy improves quality of life in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

Solar energy improves quality of life in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

When the young students of Domingo Massol Ramos School in the mountain town of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico saw tiny solar cars scoot along the ground powered only by light energy, they were amazed. Sparking more excitement and curiosity, students then...
Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research

Notre Dame researcher at the leading-edge of actinide research

Actinides have unique characteristics that are vital to health and medicine, energy and the environment, and national security and public safety. At the University of Notre Dame, Amy E. Hixon, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering...
Summer programs are in full swing for undergraduate students at Notre Dame

Summer programs are in full swing for undergraduate students at Notre Dame

Several National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) and Fellowship programs at Notre Dame have welcomed undergraduate students to campus this week from across the country and around the world to collaborate with faculty and their associated researchers this...
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...
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...
ND Energy Announces Graduate Student Research Fellowships for 2018

ND Energy Announces Graduate Student Research Fellowships for 2018

ND Energy has announced the 2018 recipients of The Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research and The Forgash Fellowship for Research in Solar Energy. Students compete annually for these prestigious awards, which provide funding to...
Celebrate World Environment Day with ND Energy and ECI

Celebrate World Environment Day with ND Energy and ECI

ND Energy and the Environmental Change Initiative (ECI) are coming together to celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay on Monday, June 5.  World Environment Day is sponsored by the United Nations (UN) and encourages worldwide awareness and action for the environment. This year, the...