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AAAS Honors Shahriar Mobashery's Work to Fight MRSA

Author: Gene Stowe

Shahriar Mobashery

Long before most people knew anything about MRSA (methicillin-resistantStaphyloccocus aureus), Notre Dame chemist/biochemist Shahriar Mobashery and members of his laboratory were seeking new approaches both to understand what made this antibiotic-resistant superbacterium so insidious and to try and find ways to control it.

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Research Experience for Undergraduates 2007

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Gina Buffaloe and Noah Schroeder came to Notre Dame this summer with the intent of expanding their knowledge of physics through the 10-week program known as Research Experience for Undergraduates, or REU.

Little did they know that Notre Dame’s REU program is one of the nation’s oldest, having gotten its start in 1985 – years before other universities developed similar programs.…

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Stepan Hall Dedication, October 2-3, 1982

Author: Marissa Gebhard

It was 25 years ago today...

...when the University dedicated Stepan Chemistry Hall. Who was the headliner at this gala affair, but Walter Cronkite. The venerable CBS News anchor came to campus for the event and warned in his address that America faced a “social, economic, and political upheaval” because of our failure to teach science properly.…

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