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American Physical Society Spotlights Caprio Research

Author: Gene Stowe

Mark Caprio

The American Physical Society (APS) has recently begun featuring synopses of interesting and important articles published in its journals, through an online physics news publication, Physics: Spotlighting Exceptional Research.  The May 2009 issue highlights a new computational technique for modeling nuclear collective motion, such as vibrations and rotations of the nuclear surface, developed by physicists at the University of Toronto together with Mark Caprio of the University of Notre Dame.  The original article was published in Physical Review C.  The APS synopsis summarizes this work:…

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Trozzolo Receives IIT Professional Achievement Award

Author: Gene Stowe

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Prof. Anthony M. Trozzolo, who graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a chemistry degree in 1950 and became a pioneer in photochemistry, has won the 2009 Illinois Institute of Technology Professional Achievement Award. He received the honor at the 2009 IIT Alumni Awards Luncheon on May 1. Trozzolo is one of eight recipients this year of the prestigious award chosen by alumni. He is the Charles L. Huisking Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Notre Dame, where he came as the first Huisking Professor in 1975. 

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Notre Dame Researchers Receive $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration Grants

Author: William G. Gilroy

Schorey and Haldar

 

The University of Notre Dame has received two $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grants will support innovative global health research projects conducted by Kasturi Haldar, Julius Nieuwland Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, and Jeffrey Schorey, associate professor of biological sciences and associate director, Eck Institute for Global Health.…

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