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 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The event will take place at the Morrison Family Pavilion within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in...
Tank, who also currently serves as the current president of the Society for Freshwater Science, is being recognized for her research that sits at the intersection of freshwater systems and agriculture in the Midwest.
According to the study, 62 percent of coastal homeowners are not considering taking any action to reduce the vulnerabilities of their homes or enhance protections against future hurricanes.
For the first time, three bald eagle eggs have been laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park. The first of the three bald eaglets hatched on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 and the last two eaglets are expected to hatch in...
Scholars from the University of Notre Dame and two Israeli universities came together for an interdisciplinary workshop titled “International collaborative workshop at the nexus of water, disease transmission, and armed conflict in Jerusalem, Israel.” The event was hosted March 11-14, 2019 at the Jerusalem Global Gateway at Tantur.
An assessment of how climate change impacts farming, urban populations, wildlife, and more in the Great Lakes region has been released by the Environmental Law & Policy Center.
For the fourth year in a row, the United States has ranked 15th in the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Country Index.
Jennifer Tank, the Galla Professor of Biological Sciences, has been honored with the 2019 Ruth Patrick Award from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).
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.