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Notre Dame establishes Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

Author: Sue Lister

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Long recognized as a leader in training students preparing for military careers and as a partner to the United States military, Notre Dame has strengthened its commitment to those who have served our country by establishing its new Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.

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ND Energy announces new leadership role in international sustainable development

Author: Barbara Villarosa

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The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has taken another leap toward broadening its presence internationally and in particular with Low to Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Abigail Mechtenberg, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Physics, will spend three months of the year during the summer engaged in international sustainable development research on behalf of ND Energy.

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Notre Dame moves up to #3 in the nation for study abroad participation

Author: Joya Helmuth

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The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2015-16. This represents an increase from the University’s ranking of #4 last year in the annual Open Doors report.

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Mathematics professor named AMS fellow

Author: Cliff Djajapranata

Andrew Putman, professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2018.

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Irish and Notre Dame STEM students encouraged to apply for a Naughton Fellowship

Author: Joanne Fahey

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The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional Ph.D., masters, or undergraduate students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame.

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Biology professor’s textbook nominated for prestigious PROSE Award

Author: Cliff Djajapranata

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In 1996, biological sciences professor Gary Lamberti published the first edition of his textbook to fill a major need in aquatic science. Twenty-one years later, Methods in Stream Ecology, now in its third edition, is up for consideration for a prestigious PROSE Award, an annual accolade that recognizes the best in professional and scholarly publishing.

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McCloskey New Venture Competition deadline Nov. 27

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

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First-round submissions for this year’s McCloskey New Venture Competition, where individuals and teams that have developed early-stage businesses compete for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes, are due Monday, Nov. 27.

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Fighting Mosquito-borne Diseases

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At Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, researchers Nicole Achee and John Grieco study Aedes aegypti and its role in mosquito-borne diseases. Over the past 20 years, the biology professors’ work has taken them around the globe to Indonesia, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, Uganda and Belize and has advanced understanding of how mosquitoes and other insects spread infectious diseases and led to better strategies to curtail disease outbreaks.

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