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Rhodes Scholar Andrew Serazin ’03 addresses global health inequities

Rhodes Scholar Andrew Serazin ’03 addresses global health inequities

Biology alumnus Andrew Serazin, who was the University’s fourteenth Rhodes Scholar, was the guest speaker at the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series for the Department of Biological Sciences on March 25. As a Program Officer for the Gates Foundation, Serazin spoke on “Innovation in Science and Technology: A critical path to...

Freshman science major Kurt Nowak wins Biolojog

Freshman science major Kurt Nowak wins Biolojog

Kurt Nowak, a science intent from Arizona, has been running since the age of thirteen. His dedication to running paid off this past Saturday, March 15 when he became the first place winner for the 2008 Biology club fundraiser, “Biolojog.” The event, which raised money for spaying and neutering animals...

American Physical Society recognizes Cason, Furdyna, and Johnson for lifetime award

American Physical Society recognizes Cason, Furdyna, and Johnson for lifetime award

Physics professors Jacek Furdyna, Walter Johnson and emeritus physics professor Neal Cason were selected by the American Physical Society to receive the inaugural Outstanding Referee Award on March 10, 2008. This highly selective, lifetime award recognizes scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in APS journals including Physical...

Trozzolo wins the 2008 UNICO National Marconi Science Award

Trozzolo wins the 2008 UNICO National Marconi Science Award

Anthony Trozzolo, the Charles L. Huisking Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, was presented with the 2008 UNICO National Marconi Science Award in Chicago on March 8. Trozzolo is a prolific inventor with over 31 U.S. and foreign patents. A world-renowned authority on photochemistry, Trozzolo has focused his lifelong research efforts on...

Science and Engineering Fair scheduled for Saturday

Science and Engineering Fair scheduled for Saturday

The Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair will take place Saturday (March 15) at the University of Notre Dame's Stepan Center. The event is open to the public at 1:30 p.m. and parking is available in the D lots east of the Stepan Center or in the Library B...

Brown University researcher appointed College of Science dean

Brown University researcher appointed College of Science dean

Gregory P. Crawford, currently dean of engineering and professor of physics and engineering at Brown University, has been appointed dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the University's president.