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Lannon Receives NSF CAREER Award

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Kevin Lannon


Kevin Lannon, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, has received a 2010 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award of $500,000 over five years. The award is the agency’s most prestigious aimed at supporting the early career development of scholars who integrate research and education.…

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University of Notre Dame SIFE Team Wins Regional Competition

Author: Marissa Gebhard

On March 24, 2010, the inaugural University of Notre Dame SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team competed at the SIFE USA Regional Competition at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio, where they were awarded both Rookie of the Year and Regional Champion (League #4) titles. The event was one of 12 SIFE USA Regional Competitions being held across the United States in March and April.…

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Katie Washington Named 2010 Valedictorian

Author: William G. Gilroy

Katie Washington

Katie Washington, a biological sciences major from Gary, Ind., has been named valedictorian of the 2010 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during Commencement exercises May 16 (Sunday) in Notre Dame stadium.

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Aprahamian appointed to South Dakota Science Authority

Author: Gene Stowe


Governor Michael Rounds has appointed Ani Aprahamian, professor of experimental nuclear physics at Notre Dame, to the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority. South Dakota is the home of the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab (DUSEL).

Aprahamian, an internationally recognized physicist, is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was once program director for nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics at the National Science Foundation. She is co-chair of the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee subcommittee on isotope production and applications and chair of the Scientific Council of GANIL in France.

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