Sixteen faculty members from the University of Notre Dame have been awarded funding from the University’s Science of Wellness Initiative’s Catalyst Seed Grant program. Nearly 100 pre-proposals were submitted and faculty from five different colleges and schools received awards.
The National Parks Service at the Indiana Dunes will utilize a video on Jessica Hellmann’s research on the Karner blue butterfly, an endangered species, in their educational programming. In the video, Hellman, professor of ecology at the University of Minnesota and past fellow of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced...
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $1.46 million from the National Science Foundation to expand a previous study of private, self-supplied water systems in Granger, Ind. to communities in Kosciusko County. The study will focus on the identification of nitrate, a common groundwater contaminant that can cause...
This year’s Sustainability Expo is expanding significantly, and will include numerous non-profits and companies interested in recruiting Notre Dame students for internships and more. “With the increasing interest in energy, environmental, and sustainability studies on campus, we want the Expo to help students figure out how they can put their...
Professor Jennifer Tank, in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Professor Graham Peaslee, in the Department of Physics, were both honored with a Media Legend Award from the Office of Media Relations for their excellence in communicating with the press and others.
PR Daily has recognized the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) as part of their Digital PR and Social Media Awards for 2018. The Environmental Change Initiative’s ND-LEEF received the acknowledgement for engaging the community through the #EagleCam at ND-LEEF campaign on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.
Industries such as agriculture, transportation, and recreation all benefit from the health and stability of Indiana’s freshwaters. Now a new report released by the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) suggests that with warmer temperatures and increases in precipitation, effective management and conservation of the state’s freshwater ecosystems will...
Jennifer Tank, Galla Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative, served as one of 15 experts on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Committee on Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation.
The Urban Adaptation Assessment is an open-source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city’s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change.
Spanning nearly 2 acres of space along and between the double domes of the Joyce Center, the roof surface is the fifth living rooftop installed at Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame doctoral and thesis master’s students can now apply for the Rapid Exposure to Advanced Computational Training (REACT) program.
On Sunday, October 7, 2018, the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host its annual Science Sunday open house from 1 – 4 p.m. The event will take place at ND-LEEF within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in South Bend.
The University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
Notre Dame researchers have created an integrated framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs – and provide city officials with a strategic approach to ensure the best return on their investment to beat the heat.
The University of Notre Dame’s Science of Wellness Initiative (SWI) has announced the new Catalyst Seed Grant (CSG) Program. Full-time, regular Notre Dame faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Five postdoctoral research associates have joined the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI). The researchers will contribute to several research programs, including the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), and collaborate with ECI-affiliated faculty.
The Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018. This event will take place at the ND-LEEF Morrison Pavilion within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in South Bend....
In February 2018, a pair of bald eagle eggs were laid at a nest at Notre Dame's Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF). The live cam capturing their hatching and development has attracted viewers around the world.
Brebeck has pursued her passion in word and deed as an intern for the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN). With three other interns, she’s helping to build an online tool known as the Urban Adaptation Assessment (UAA).