Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Christopher Thompson, Integral Ecology and the Promise of Green Thomism


Christopher ThompsonChristopher Thompson

Laudato Si’ called the Catholic community to an ecological conversion, a reorientation of our habits of mind toward a deeper consideration of creation and our responsibilities for its care. Is this a radical innovation? Or can we discern an intellectual patrimony at the heart of the discussion? In this lecture, Christopher Thompson invites us to reflect more deeply on the elements of ecological concern and consider the intellectual tradition inspired by St. Thomas Aquinas as a resource and guide going forward. “Green Thomism,” Thompson proposes, opens a path toward a renewed engagement with the Thomistic tradition as well as its contribution to contemporary ecological concern. Open to the general public.…


Location: Lecture – Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

ND-ECI/Department of Biological Sciences Seminar: Kimberly Van Meter

Kimberly Van Meter, Assistant Professor Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Title: Signatures of Human Impact: Land Use, Legacies and Long-Term Trajectories.…


Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

"Climate Vulnerability: Measurement and Implications for Knowledge," by Patrick Regan

Pat Regan

Patrick Regan is a professor of Political Science and Peace Studies and the Associate Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative for ND-GAIN, a university effort that seeks to understand the effects of climate change through a lens of human social adaptation.…


Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

ND-ECI Brown Bag Seminar: Sisi Meng

Title: Household Preferences for Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan in Florida.…


Location: 141 McCourtney Hall

Friday, April 5, 2019

"Notre Dame Goes Greener: An Energy Infrastructure Update"

Paul Kempf

Paul Kempf is the Senior Director of Utilities and Maintenance at the University of Notre Dame, and as part of the University’s comprehensive sustainability strategy, serves on the Sustainability Strategy Standing Committee, the Energy & Emissions, and Water small working groups.…


Location: C-103 Hesburgh Center

Thursday, April 18, 2019