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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Roy Scranton

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Please join us for a virtual seminar presented by Roy Scranton, Associate Professor of English and Director, Environmental Humanities Initiative.

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Location: Zoom

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Karen Bailey

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Please join us for a virtual seminar presented by Karen Bailey, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Colorado Boulder.

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Location: Zoom

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Finis Dunaway

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Please join the Environmental Change Initiative and the Environmental Humanities Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Finis Dunaway, Professor of History, Trent University. 

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Location: Zoom

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Michael Lykoudis on "Nineteenth-Century Athenian Architecture and Urbanism: Simple Lessons for an Age of Climate Change"

In this lunchtime lecture—part of the Nanovic Institute’s Faculty Fellow lecture series—Michael Lykoudis, professor of architecture, will discuss what we can learn from architecture and urbanism in Athens in the nineteenth century. The peoples of the world are facing an increasingly difficult future. These challenges include climate change and the inequitable distribution of resources, to mention just two. Athens, after its liberation in the nineteenth century quickly developed into a modern European capital city that redefined the Greek national identity.…

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Christopher Scott

Christopher Scott

Please join the Environmental Change Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Christopher Scott, Goddard Chair and Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Penn State University.

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Location: Zoom

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Kirti Yenkie

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Please join the Environmental Change Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Kirti Yenkie, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Rowan University.

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Location: Zoom

Monday, March 21, 2022

ND Water Week

In honor of World Water Day, join Notre Dame’s week-long celebration of all things H2O happening March 21-25, 2022. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

ND Water Week

In honor of World Water Day, join Notre Dame’s week-long celebration of all things H2O happening March 21-25, 2022. 

ND Water Week Seminar: Debra Perrone

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In honor of World Water Day, please join the Environmental Change Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Debra Perrone, Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Location: Zoom

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

ND Water Week

In honor of World Water Day, join Notre Dame’s week-long celebration of all things H2O happening March 21-25, 2022. 

Thursday, March 24, 2022

ND Water Week

In honor of World Water Day, join Notre Dame’s week-long celebration of all things H2O happening March 21-25, 2022. 

ND Water Week Seminar: Matthew Freeman

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In honor of World Water Day, please join the Environmental Change Initiative and Eck Institute for Global Health for a virtual seminar presented by Matthew Freeman, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Environmental Health, Emory University.

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Location: Zoom

Dipesh Chakrabarty "One Planet, Many Worlds: Modernity, History, and the Challenge of the Anthropocene"

Historian Dipesh Chakrabarty will be delivering the keynote address for the Yusko Ward-Phillips Conference "1000 Years of Ice and Fire: Ecological Collapse and Migration from Vinland to the Anthropocene" (March 24–25). 

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Laurence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is also the founding member of the journal Subaltern Studies

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Location: McKenna Auditorium

Friday, March 25, 2022

ND Water Week

In honor of World Water Day, join Notre Dame’s week-long celebration of all things H2O happening March 21-25, 2022. 

1000 Years of Ice and Fire: Ecological Collapse and Migration from Vinland to the Anthropocene

This conference brings together key thinkers working in the long history of literature in English to discuss deep historical patterns, resonances, and critical flash-points that might help us better understand the complex relationship between ecological collapse, migration, and literary production. 

Sponsored by the Mark and Stacey Yusko Endowment for Excellence in English, the Department of English, the Department of History, the Environmental Humanities Initiative, and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (Henkels Lecture Fund), the Environmental Change Initiative, and the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, the GLOBES Certificate Program, and the Minor is Sustainability.

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Location: McKenna Conference Center

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Matto Mildenberger

Matto Mildenberger

Please join the Environmental Change Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Matto Mildenberger, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California Santa Barbara.

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Location: Zoom

Thursday, March 31, 2022

5th Annual ND Energy Research Symposium

Research Symposium 2022

ND Energy announces its fifth annual research symposium focused on research and scholarship in support of the 2021-22 Notre Dame Forum on Care for our Common Home: Just Transition to a Sustainable Future. The symposium will be held on Thursday, March 31

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Location: 205/206/207 McKenna Hall

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Nita Bharti

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Please join the Environmental Change Initiative for a virtual seminar presented by Nita Bharti, Assistant Professor of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University.

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Location: Zoom

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Evening with the Eagles

Since 2015, a pair of bald eagles has nested and raised their eaglets in a nest near the ND-LEEF Pavilion in St. Patrick’s Park. This Earth Week, the Environmental Change Initiative invites members of the Notre Dame community to join for a closer look at these magnificent birds. Spotting scopes, information on the eagles and ND LEEF’s research, guided tours, informal hikes, and a bonfire will be available. A light dinner will also be provided.

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Location: St. Patrick's County park/ND LEEF Pavilion

Friday, April 22, 2022

Earth Day Sustainability Fest

RAIN LOCATION: LaFortune Ballroom

Join GreeND in celebrating Earth Day and learn how to get involved in sustainability on campus with tables from many campus partners, the ND Energy Smoothie Bike, prizes, and more. 

Sponsored by GreeND.

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Location: South Quad, near O'Shaughnessy

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Mass for the Care of Creation

Presided by Fr. Terry Erhman, C.S.C, all are welcome to join for this beautiful outdoor service where we will pray together for our Common Home, those disproportionately impacted by a changing world, and each of our roles in building a more sustainable future.

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Location: Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes

Earth Day Service Blitz

Make a positive impact on our campus ecosystem by participating in the annual Earth Day Service Blitz. Projects will include an invasive species round up, attaching new educational tags to campus drains, pollinator garden maintenance, and a trash removal. Please bring your reusable water bottle, and wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants and close-toed shoes that can get dirty.

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Location: Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Nina Buchmann

Nina Buchmann

Please join us for a virtual seminar presented by Nina Buchmann,  Professor of Grassland Sciences, ETH Zurich.

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Location: Zoom

Monday, September 12, 2022

2022 Notre Dame Sustainability Expo

The 2022 Notre Dame Sustainability Expo will be held in partnership with the Fall Career Fair Week and Notre Dame Energy Week. Located on the 8th Floor of the Duncan Student Center, Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students will network with employers, community leaders, educators, and researchers with professional development opportunities in the areas of energy, the environment, and sustainability.

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Location: Duncan Student Center

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Meagan Mauter

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Please join us for a virtual seminar presented by Meagan Mauter, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.

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Location: Zoom

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Energy Week: From Carbon Capture to Artificial Food: The Complexities of Future Choices

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Engineers and scientists are working toward the day when excess carbon from the atmosphere will be used to develop artificial carbohydrates in the lab. When done to scale, this could reduce the adverse effects of modern agriculture while alleviating world hunger and slowing global warming. …

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Location: Carey Auditorium, 107 Hesburgh Library

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

ND-ECI Seminar: Hirotaka Sakaue

Hirotaka Sakaue

Please join us for a virtual seminar presented by Hirotaka Sakaue, Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.

 

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Location: Zoom