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JINA Art 2 Science Camp Highlights

Check out the highlights of the 2014 Art 2 Science Camp sponsered by  the Joing Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics.    During the JINA Art to Science camp from July 14-18, 2014 in the Jordan Hall of Science, over 175 children learned about the wonders of the physical universe and used...

ND-LEEF Featured on WNIT Outdoor Elements

  The Teachers as Scholars program hosted a two-part series with ND-LEEF faculty and staff in October 2013. The seminar focus was The Effects of Environmental Change on Freshwater and presented by Dr. Jennifer Tank and Brett Peters. WNIT's Outdoor Elements, with host Evie Kirkwood, featured this program in their latest episode.   

Experimental Ecosystem Hosts Open House

Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility has been operational for just a few months, but already hydrology, ecology, and environmental DNA experiments are underway. On September 29, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, the public will have a chance to learn about the experimental watershed at ND-LEEF’s first annual Science Sunday....

ND-LEEF to host Science Sunday

The University of Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host its inaugural “Science Sunday” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Patrick’s County Park in South Bend. Scientists from Notre Dame will be on site to discuss their current research at ND-LEEF. ND-LEEF is a globally...

Outdoor Elements: Science Solving Problems

Members of the ND-LEEF team were featured on WNIT's "Outdoor Elements" episode "Science Solving Problems." The episode featured a behind-the-scenes segment on the building of ND-LEEF, featuring Director Jennifer Tank and Assistant Director Brett Peters. Architecture Professor Aimmee Buccellato was also featured in a segment called "Trash to Treasure: Recleaming...

Jennifer Tank receives Leopold Leadership Fellowship

  Jennifer Tank, Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and an international authority on the cycling of nutrients in freshwater ecosystems, has been named a 2013 Leopold Leadership Fellow…

ND-LEEF: Out of the Laboratory, Into the Environment

A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15, 2012 for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF), located at St. Patrick's County Park in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The field-based environmental research facility will allow Notre Dame scientists, graduate and undergraduate researchers, visiting scholars and other academic institutions to...

Notre Dame breaking ground on environmental center

The University of Notre Dame is breaking ground on a $1 million environmental research center at a northern Indiana park. The university is leasing 28 acres at St. Patrick's Park in St. Joseph County for a field-based environmental research facility. It will allow Notre Dame scientists, student researchers, visiting scholars...

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Notre Dame breaks ground on waterways research center

University of Notre Dame officials said Friday a $1 million research center to be built in a county park will help researchers find ways to minimize the impacts humans have on the environment. The university held a ground breaking ceremony for the center to be built in St. Patrick's Park...

ND breaks ground on environment research center

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame broke ground on its cutting-edge environment research center on Friday. In February, ABC57 got a look at the design for the project. The new building will be called the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Eco-System Facility. Notre Dame has partnered with St. Patrick's County...

Groundbreaking for ND-LEEF set for June 15

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF) will take place Friday (June 15) at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick’s County Park on Laurel Road. The new research facility is a partnership between the University of Notre Dame and St. Joseph County Parks. Its goal...

Turning over a new LEEF

The Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame and the St. Joseph County Parks Department is launching a new partnership to build a cutting-edge environmental research and education facility. The new facility will be called the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF) at St. Patrick's County...

Notre Dame and St. Patrick's County Park Team Up On New Cutting-Edge Environmental Facility

  The University of Notre Dame and St. Joseph County Parks are launching a new partnership to build a cutting-edge environmental research and education facility at St. Patrick’s County Park. The new facility will be called the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF) at St. Patrick’s County Park....