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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update
The University of Notre Dame is currently undertaking precautionary measures in relation to COVID-19; therefore, the faculty and staff of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative are working remotely. Please visit coronavirus.nd.edu for the latest information, including FAQs on updates to research, travel, & funding.…

Environmental concerns transcend borders and build bridges in Middle East

Environmental concerns transcend borders and build bridges in Middle East
Notre Dame will host two speakers on Thursday evening January 30th, one Palestinian and one Israeli, to discuss the difference between their backgrounds and finding common ground through their experience at the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies. “It’s wonderful to see how the Dialogue Project draws on an exploration of...

Graduate student receives sustainable agriculture grant

Graduate student receives sustainable agriculture grant
Shannon Speir’s research, focusing on how storms affect nitrogen concentrations in Indiana streams, has received recognition from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE). The grant they awarded her will help the fourth-year graduate student, who is pursuing a PhD in biological sciences, continue to combine...

University names Lamberti as acting director of UNDERC

University names Lamberti as acting director of UNDERC
Gary A. Lamberti, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named the Gillen Acting Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC). Lamberti will oversee the center’s two facilities: UNDERC-East, located between Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and UNDERC-West, located in western Montana...

Notre Dame faculty receive nationally competitive awards

Notre Dame faculty receive nationally competitive awards
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized three Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. CAREER awards are the NSF’s most prestigious grant available to early-career faculty, and over the past six years, Notre Dame researchers have received more than 40 of...