Named for former U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater, the Goldwater Scholarship encourages outstanding sophomores and juniors to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and/or engineering.
A proposal by two professors in the Notre Dame Department of Physics has been selected as one of the first projects for the General Observer programs for the James Webb Space Telescope, which will be launched later this year.
Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences.
Kenyon S. Tweedell, a professor emeritus of biology who taught and conducted research at the University of Notre Dame for 34 years, died March 30. He was 97.
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D. Jim Parise…
Research shows chemically unique metal-poor stars across the Milky Way born in same smaller galaxies
Some of the rarest of stars found in the halo of the Milky Way—stars enhanced by a set of reactions called the rapid neutron-capture process, or r-process—have a shared chemical history and were likely “born” in the same small parent galaxy, a recent study by University of Notre Dame researchers...
Most people who shadow can’t delve into how doctors think, and are exposed to only one type of medicine. Also, if a doctor had a busy day, it can be difficult to ask questions or get advice. In 2020, the practice came to a screeching halt anyway because of the...
The Frazier Thompson Scholarship has been broadened to provide grants in seven categories to undergraduate, graduate and professional students who have helped achieve the fund’s primary goal of enhancing the experience of Black students.
The announcement comes in advance of the University opening a clinic Thursday (April 8) with the Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccine, making it especially easy for current students to meet the vaccine requirement.
One specific protein may be a master regulator for changing how cancer cells consume nutrients from their environments, preventing the cell’s death and increasing the likelihood the cancer could spread, a study from the University of Notre Dame has shown.
A team of University of Notre Dame undergraduate students' 55-page proposal led them to the finalist round of the NASA Student Payload Opportunity with Citizen Science (SPOCS) competition, which invited students from across the country to design experiments to send to space.
The new PDT committee is chaired by the University of Notre Dame’s Nitesh Chawla, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and the founding director of the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society.
The National Science Foundation has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.
During a virtual briefing held by the Women in STEM Caucus and The Science Coalition, Patricia Clark, the Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, said that women in science are being pushed past the point of no return due to the ongoing strain of...
Erika Holmbeck '20 Ph.D. has been awarded the NASA Hubble Fellowship, a highly competitive fellowship renewable for up to three years that will allow her to continue her research on the origin of the universe’s heaviest elements.