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Angelotti Undergraduate Research Fund launches

Angelotti Undergraduate Research Fund launches

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry launched the Nicholas C. Angelotti Undergraduate Research Fund in Analytical Chemistry with a lecture by Tim Angelotti, a researcher and associate professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, followed by a few words from David Angelotti who spoke about his father. The Angelotti family...

In Memoriam: Rev. Joseph L. Walter, C.S.C., professor emeritus of chemistry

In Memoriam: Rev. Joseph L. Walter, C.S.C., professor emeritus of chemistry

Rev. Joseph L. Walter, C.S.C., professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, died Wednesday (April 18) at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, in Maywood, Ill. He was 82 years old. A native of Braddock, Pa., Father Walter attended St. Joseph’s grade school and St....

Eck Institute for Global Health joins AMPATH Consortium

Eck Institute for Global Health joins AMPATH Consortium

The University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is now a full member of the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Consortium, led by Indiana University. The Consortium works in collaboration with Moi University School of Medicine and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret, Kenya to...

Study finds mild winters are detrimental to butterflies

Study finds mild winters are detrimental to butterflies

The recent mild winter throughout much of the United States was a cause for celebration for many. However, butterfly aficionados shouldn’t be joining in the celebration. A new study by Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, and researchers from Western University found that...

Graduate student Shailaja Kunda earns Faculty for the Future award

Graduate student Shailaja Kunda earns Faculty for the Future award

Shailaja Kunda, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a recipient of the Faculty for the Future award for the 2012-2013 academic year.  This year, there were 63 fellowships awarded to women from 28 countries around the world....

Chad Meyer wins CRC Award for Computational Sciences and Visualization

Chad Meyer wins CRC Award for Computational Sciences and Visualization

Chad Meyer, a graduate student in the Department of Physics, has received   the 2012 Center for Research Computing Award for Computational Sciences and Visualization. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of computational sciences and visualization. Such contributions may include, but are not limited to: 1) applications of high...

Harper Cancer Research Institute plans public Research Day

Harper Cancer Research Institute plans public Research Day

Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) Research Day on April 23 (Monday) will gather cancer researchers from the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (IUSM-SB) in an afternoon of exchange and discussion. A keynote address by Beatrice Knudsen, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss “Tissue Banking for Genomic...

Patrick O’Hayer wins Goldwater Scholarship

Patrick O’Hayer wins Goldwater Scholarship

University of Notre Dame junior Patrick O’Hayer has been named a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.  He was selected from thousands of applicants to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. O’Hayer is a member of the Glynn Family Honors Program and is majoring in biology, with...

Researchers using novel method to combat malaria drug resistance

Researchers using novel method to combat malaria drug resistance

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health have developed a “gene chip” to contribute to the identification of malaria drug resistance, an effort that will allow for real-time response in modified treatment strategies for this devastating disease. The discovery is described in a paper appearing...

Paul Bohn named Fellow for the Society for Applied Spectroscopy

Paul Bohn named Fellow for the Society for Applied Spectroscopy

Paul Bohn, Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and concurrent professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been designated a Fellow of the Society by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS).  Bohn will be formally recognized as a Fellow at the 2012 SAS annual meeting this Fall.