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Notre Dame recognized as top producer of Gilman Scholars

Notre Dame recognized as top producer of Gilman Scholars

The University of Notre Dame has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of Gilman Scholars over the past 20 years among “medium” institutions based on enrollment.

Soul of a Scientist: New science dean boldly asks the big questions

Soul of a Scientist: New science dean boldly asks the big questions

In 1841, Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, a French priest and the founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, sent Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., to the northern end of the Diocese of Vincennes to set up a new school for boys. Moreau’s educational philosophies, outlined in his 1856 work, “Christian Education,”...

Honouring healthcare workers: Heroism & healing

Honouring healthcare workers: Heroism & healing

In August, Irish humanitarian, sportsman, and business leader Alan Kerins launched "Healthcare Heroes' Retreats" with support from the Kirby Group. These retreats offer frontline workers and their partners a free three-day retreat at The University of Notre Dame's Global Centre at Kylemore in Connemara, County Galway.

2021 Notre Dame valedictorian and salutatorian share advice for success

2021 Notre Dame valedictorian and salutatorian share advice for success

Madeline Owen and Alexis Waldschmidt, University of Notre Dame 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian, share about their journeys during their time at the University and describe several reasons why a sense of discovery, rather than a specific goal for high grades, helped them rank at the top of their class.

Aging breast tissue could set the stage for invasive breast cancer

Aging breast tissue could set the stage for invasive breast cancer

A woman’s risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer increases with age, but while scientists have long studied cellular changes that take place in the body over time, a new study led by researchers at the University of Notre Dame examines how the extracellular matrix (ECM) — an underlying network...

Lieberman Lab partners with blockchain-based platform to track real-time chain-of-custody throughout pharmaceutical supply chain

Lieberman Lab partners with blockchain-based platform to track real-time chain-of-custody throughout pharmaceutical supply chain

Professor Marya Lieberman and the Distributed Pharmaceutical Analysis Lab (DPAL) at the University of Notre Dame today announced a partnership with ARTiFACTS, creator of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for scientific and academic research, to develop a prototype solution for tracking pharmaceutical chain-of-custody information in real-time using distributed ledger technology....

Chemist Adam Jaffe joins Notre Dame faculty

Chemist Adam Jaffe joins Notre Dame faculty

Adam Jaffe, who studies the relationship between atomic structure and properties of hybrid organic-inorganic compounds, joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry as an assistant professor this fall.