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Undergraduate Researches Ugandan Healthcare

Author: Alex Kilpatrick

Bill Flavin, an undergraduate student in biochemistry at Notre Dame, was given the opportunity to conduct research in Uganda this summer. His three-week research project was funded and organized in partnership with the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity as part of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. After spending the past three summers researching at the University of Chicago Medical Center under the guidance of Eugene B. Chang in the Digestive Diseases Research Core Center, Flavin decided to focus his research in Uganda on enteric and diarrheal diseases caused by impure water, as a consequence of extreme systematic poverty and grassroots economic growth and development.…

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High School Teachers Gain Research Experience at Notre Dame

Author: Marissa Gebhard

2010 Research Experience for Teachers


High school teachers who participated in the 2010 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) at Notre Dame presented their work to each other and participating high school students in the Jordan Hall of Science on July 30. The students gave poster presentations on their work. RET brings teachers to campus for several summer weeks of research, aiming to help them take more inquiry-based science into the classroom.…

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