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Shari Herman receives 2011 Graduate Administrative Assistant Award

Shari Herman receives 2011 Graduate Administrative Assistant Award

Shari Herman of the Department of Physics has been selected to receive the 2011 Graduate Administrative Assistant Award. In making the announcement, Dean of the Graduate School Greg Sterling emphasized, “as with the Director of Graduate Studies award, there were several nominees worthy of the honor; however, the selection panel...

Astronomer David Bennett’s team discovers new class of planets

Astronomer David Bennett’s team discovers new class of planets

University of Notre Dame astronomer David Bennett is co-author of a new paper describing the discovery of a new class of planets — dark, isolated Jupiter-mass bodies floating alone in space, far from any host star. Bennett and the team of astronomers involved in the discovery believe that the planets were most...