Notre Dame unveils largest Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility in US

Author: Jessica Sieff


Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel. Funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the AFOSR-Notre Dame Large Mach 6 Quiet Tunnel has a nozzle diameter 2.5 times larger than current quiet hypersonic wind tunnels in the U.S. The project is the first step in a partnership between Notre Dame and Purdue University to develop multiple hypersonic tunnels.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and celebrated speechwriter Peggy Noonan to serve as Notre Dame’s 2019 commencement speaker

Author: Dennis Brown

Graduate with diploma

Peggy Noonan — Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Wall Street Journal, speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan and author of five New York Times best-sellers — will deliver the principal address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 174th commencement ceremony May 19.

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Second annual COSE-JAM to be held December 7

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

Dome In Winter 250

COSE-JAM highlights the achievements of graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. The event helps them foster interdisciplinary research and interactions, develop presentation and mentoring skills, and obtain advice on career development.

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Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems

Author: Jessica Sieff


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 be vital for the organisms that live within them to adapt to climate change.

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