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QuarkNet Receives $2.71 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

QuarkNet Receives $2.71 Million Grant from the National Science Foundation

  Perhaps there is no better example of University of Notre Dame’s involvement in the Michiana educational community than with the success of the Notre Dame QuarkNet Center (NDQC). Founded in 1999 by Notre Dame Physicist Randy Ruchti, this unique facility at 929 North Eddy Street has given local high...

Sensing Our World 2007

Sensing Our World 2007

  "There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere."   Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov The minds of 19 local middle school youngsters were brightened by the high-wattage power of scientific discovery the third week of July when they immersed themselves in the...

College Welcomes Undergraduate Research Coordinator

College Welcomes Undergraduate Research Coordinator

  The College of Science is pleased to welcome Dominic Chaloner, Ph.D., as the new Undergraduate Research Coordinator for the College of Science. In this role, Chaloner hopes enhance the existing infrastructure within the College of Science to support undergraduate research, promote the many successes resulting from the mentorship of...

Digital Visualization Theater Director

Digital Visualization Theater Director

  In January, the College of Science welcomed Astrophysicist Keith Davis as the director of the Digital Visualization Theater in the Jordan Hall of Science. Davis plans to expand the use of the DVT and enhance our faculty’s ability to interact with students during presentations. “The immersive qualities of the...

Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference

Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference

The conference will open with a panel discussion on undergraduate mathematics at 1:00 p.m. followed by individual student presentations from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. by students who participated in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) and other research projects at the University of Washington, Cornell University, Claremont Colleges, Williams College and...

High Energy Physics Students Complete Summer Research Projects

High Energy Physics Students Complete Summer Research Projects

The College of Science congratulates all students who completed research projects this summer. Of note are five Notre Dame students who conducted high energy physics research under the direction of physics professors Michael Hildreth and Philippe Collon.   Thomas Rehagen worked with Prof. Hildreth on a team that included fellow...