Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

ND-ECI Brown Bag Seminar: Synergies with Bowman Creek


The Bowman Creek project started off as a creek revitalization project in the Southeast Neighborhood of South Bend in 2014. Now in its third year, we are working to develop an "educational ecosystem", a new model for internships, where students work with community organizations, city government, and local institutions to develop creative solutions to community issues and bring about positive change. Through this educational ecosystem model, students diverse in age, race, gender, level of education, and majors are piloting projects and programs in the Southeast neighborhood that can then be scaled and replicated in other neighborhood and cities similar to South Bend. In past years, students have focused on environmental resilience and stewardship through actions such as installing rain gardens to decrease


Location: Innovation Park, 2nd floor conference room

Thursday, September 28, 2017

ND-ECI Seminar: KathiJo Jankowski

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Join ECI for our seminar, "From fields to streams: Land Use Change Impacts on Watersheds along Brazil's Agricultural Frontier," given by KathiJo Jankowski, Research Ecologist for the USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center. This event will be held 


Location: 232 DeBartolo Hall

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Stewardship & Sustainability Tailgate

Join alumni and current students for the ND Stewardship & Sustainability Network’s annual tailgate! This family-friendly event will feature a delicious brunch and an informal program to facilitate networking.

The Stewardship & Sustainability Network is open to all alumni and current students pursuing sustainability in their personal and/or professional lives. For more information about our programs and how to get involved, visit us online


Location: Geddes Coffeehouse

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Film: From the Ashes

From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often-heartbreaking stories about what is at stake for our economy, health and climate. The film invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means for their lives.…


Location: DeBartolo 101

Monday, October 9, 2017

Forget Noah! Ark Thinking & the (In)Hospitality of the Sea


Professor Simon Richter will deliver a guest lecture on campus on the topic of cultural responses to sea level rise and catastrophic flooding. Richter is Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, a member of their Graduate Groups in Comparative Literature and Religious Studies, and affiliated with their Programs in Cinema Studies, Environmental Humanities, and Women’s Studies. …


Location: 116 DeBartolo Hall

Sunday, October 22, 2017

5th Annual ND-LEEF Science Sunday

Come learn about the current research at the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility. 

From aquatic studies, stream flow and eDNA, to groundwater protection, you can chat with ND scientists who are exploring these topics. Hands-on exhibits for kids!…


Location: St. Patrick's County Park