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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...

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...

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...

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...

What baboons can teach us about social status

A new study by University of Notre Dame biologist Beth Archie and colleagues from Princeton and Duke Universities finds that high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males.

What baboons can teach us about social status

A new study by University of Notre Dame biologist Beth Archie and colleagues from Princeton and Duke Universities finds that high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males.

Annin, Smoniewski To Speak At Northland College Commencement

More than 80 graduates will take part in Northland College’s 101st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 26. The event will be held outside the Kendrigan Gymnasium on the Northland College campus beginning at 2:30 p.m. Peter Annin will deliver the 2012 commencement address.

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...

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...

Research shows invasive species cost the Great Lakes millions

A new paper by researchers from the University of Notre Dame, the University of Wyoming and the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands assigns a dollar figure on the cost to the Great Lakes from invasive species that originate in the ballast water of ocean-going vessels. David M. Lodge...

Research shows invasive species cost the Great Lakes millions

A new paper by researchers from the University of Notre Dame, the University of Wyoming and the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands assigns a dollar figure on the cost to the Great Lakes from invasive species that originate in the ballast water of ocean-going vessels. David M. Lodge...

Turning Point: Jessica Hellmann

Conservation biologist Jessica Hellman studies the effects of climate change at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She was inspired by her one-year fellowship from the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program in Stanford, California to do something that few scientific laboratories do — create a mission and vision statement for...

Turning Point: Jessica Hellmann

Conservation biologist Jessica Hellman studies the effects of climate change at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She was inspired by her one-year fellowship from the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program in Stanford, California to do something that few scientific laboratories do — create a mission and vision statement for...

Outdoor Elements: Measuring Streams (VIDEO)

Notre Dame Biology Professor Gary Lamberti and ND-LEEF Assistant Director Brett Peters join St. Joseph County Parks Director, Evie Kirkwood, as she hosts the PBS show Outdoor Elements. In this segment, Evie joins the two aquatic biologists to learn both low and high tech ways to measure stream velocity.

Outdoor Elements: Measuring Streams (VIDEO)

Notre Dame Biology Professor Gary Lamberti and ND-LEEF Assistant Director Brett Peters join St. Joseph County Parks Director, Evie Kirkwood, as she hosts the PBS show Outdoor Elements. In this segment, Evie joins the two aquatic biologists to learn both low and high tech ways to measure stream velocity.