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Out of the “Shadow”

Out of the “Shadow”

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...

Undergraduate team places as finalists in NASA competition

Undergraduate team places as finalists in NASA competition

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.

32 students and alumni earn NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

32 students and alumni earn NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

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.

Pandemic is pushing women in STEM ‘past the point of no return’

Pandemic is pushing women in STEM ‘past the point of no return’

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...

Holmbeck ​awarded prestigious Hubble Fellowship

Holmbeck ​awarded prestigious Hubble Fellowship

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.