SOUTH BEND – A group of fourth-grade girls and their mentors from the University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team buddied up under warm, sunny skies Friday morning to paint big, vibrantly-colored flowers on a brick wall near the entrance to Perley Primary Fine Arts Academy.
November 03, 2015 Categories: Our Stories
Environmental health expert Dr. Richard Jackson will discuss how the “built environment,” including architecture and urban planning, affects physical, mental and social health at the University of Notre Dame Nov. 9 (Monday). The lecture, at 5:30 p.m. in DeBartolo Hall, room 141, is free and open to the public. Read More
September 28, 2015 Categories: Our Stories
Posted in the South Bend Tribune on Monday, September 29
By Kim Kilbride, South Bend Tribune
September 23, 2015 Categories: Our Stories
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, announced Monday (Sept. 21) that the University will cease burning coal entirely within five years, and cut its carbon footprint by more than half by 2030.
“In recognition of both Pope Francis’ encyclical and his visit this week to the United States, Notre Dame is recommitting to make the world a greener place, beginning in our own backyard,” Father Jenkins said. “Of greater importance, however, are the contributions our faculty and students are making across disciplines to find sustainability answers, especially for poor countries in most need of development and the most vulnerable to climate change.”
Father Jenkins also said Notre Dame was planning the investment of $113 million in renewable energy sources and projects, including a hydroelectric project, solar power and geothermal fields both on and off campus, which collectively will reduce CO2 emissions by 47,500 tons. Read More
Sat Dec 5, 2015
Sat Dec 5, 2015
Robinson Community Learning Center
Come support the Youth Development Programs at the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) on Saturday, December 5th! The RCLC Holiday Gift Auction is a great place to find gifts for your loved ones or yourself! All proceeds help to create opportunities for students to travel and attend a Teen Leadership Retreat. …