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Seth Brown receives Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award

Seth Brown receives Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award

The College of Science has chosen Seth Brown, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, as the recipient of the Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award. The award, which was conferred on May 16 at the College of Science awards luncheon, is presented for excellence in undergraduate or graduate teaching.

Two seniors receive 2008 Dean's Award

Two seniors receive 2008 Dean's Award

Two outstanding University of Notre Dame seniors, Adam Boocher and Adam Gadzinski, received the 2008 College of Science Dean’s Award at the college awards luncheon on May 16.  College of Science faculty congratulate both of these exemplary students.

College of Science faculty receive SAPC funding

College of Science faculty receive SAPC funding

The University’s Strategic Academic Planning Committee (SAPC) identified a total of five research projects which will receive a total of up to $40 million for the first phase of integrated research initiatives. Two of the five proposals were awarded to College of Science faculty.

Two Mathematics Majors Win Goldwater Scholarships

Two Mathematics Majors Win Goldwater Scholarships

Junior Andrew Manion and sophomore Eric Riedl have each been awarded Barry M. Goldwater scholarships for the 2008-09 academic year. Both Manion and Riedl are double majors in mathematics and music who plan to pursue doctorates in mathematics and careers in teaching and research after graduating from Notre Dame.

Physics sophomore wins Department of Defense scholarship

Physics sophomore wins Department of Defense scholarship

University of Notre Dame sophomore Kristina Sault has won a U.S. Department of Defense scholarship that will pay full tuition, fees, books and a stipend for the next two years of her undergraduate education. Sault is a physics major from Hawaii.

Over 70 students present research results at COS-JAM

Over 70 students present research results at COS-JAM

The second College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) on May 2 brought more than 70 students, almost twice as many as last year, to present their undergraduate research, along with faculty and fellow students who filled lecture halls and classrooms and crowded the poster-lined Jordan Hall of Science Galleria....

Biology graduate named Shaheen Award winner

Biology graduate named Shaheen Award winner

Jake Beaulieu, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, received one of four 2008 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Award at the University’s  commencement ceremony on May 17. The award recognizes the top graduating doctoral degree recipients across the University.