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O’Tousa, Hager named National Academies Educational Fellows in the Life Sciences

O’Tousa, Hager named National Academies Educational Fellows in the Life Sciences

Joseph O’Tousa, professor of biological sciences, and Kristin Hager, associate teaching professor of biological sciences, have been named National Academies Education Fellows in the Life Science for the 2011-2012 academic year. O’Tousa and Hager participated in the 2011 National Academies Summer Institute in Biology at the University of Wisconsin in...

NISMEC Trains Local Teachers in Guided Inquiry

NISMEC Trains Local Teachers in Guided Inquiry

The Northern Indiana Science, Mathematics and Engineering Collaborative (NISMEC) is hosting workshops this summer for local intermediate and high school science teachers, focusing on best-practice approaches to science education and the new Indiana science standards that take place this fall. Led by Notre Dame faculty and the South Bend Community...

Lewis joins first Assessment Residency for Biology Scholars Program

Lewis joins first Assessment Residency for Biology Scholars Program

Kristin Lewis, associate professional specialist, is among 13 biologists participating in the first yearlong Assessment Residency of the American Society for Microbiology/National Science Foundation Biology Scholars Program. The scholars attended the Measuring Student Learning Initiative in Washington, D.C., in June. Lewis designs undergraduate courses to provide real-world research experience to...

Parade welcomes Greg and Renate Crawford home

Parade welcomes Greg and Renate Crawford home

9:30a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Grand Parade featuring Greg and Renate Crawford Show your support for Dean Greg Crawford and his wife Renate, who rode their bikes 2,200 miles from Boston, MA to Dallas, TX to raise awareness and funds for...

Four Notre Dame faculty Named American Chemical Society Fellows

Four Notre Dame faculty Named American Chemical Society Fellows

Four members of the Notre Dame faculty have been named Fellows of the American Chemical Society. Seth Brown, Greg Hartland, Prashant Kamat, and Anthony Trozzolo are the first Fellows from Notre Dame since the ACS board of directors started the program in 2008 to recognize members for outstanding achievements to...

In memory of Jianguo Cao

In memory of Jianguo Cao

Jianguo Cao: January 25, 1960—June 23, 2011 GRANGER – Jianguo Cao, of Granger, Indiana, passed away on June 23, 2011, 2011 at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend after a courageous battle with liver cancer. Cao was a professor in the Mathematics Department at the University of Notre...

Joint appointment brings complementary expertise together

Joint appointment brings complementary expertise together

Paul Bohn, who came to Notre Dame five years ago in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has been appointed to a joint position between the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, advancing opportunities for interdisciplinary research. The arrangement means that graduate...

Furdyna Presents Plenary Lecture at European Conference on the Physics of Magnetism 2011

Furdyna Presents Plenary Lecture at European Conference on the Physics of Magnetism 2011

Jacek Furdyna, the Aurora and Thomas Marquez Professor of Information Theory and Computer Technology in the Department of Physics, was invited to present a plenary lecture entitled “Exchange Coupling in Magnetic Semiconductor Superlattices and Multilayers” at the European Conference on the Physics of Magnetism 2011, held in Poznan, Poland June...