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The Center for Mathematics at Notre Dame hosts undergraduate summer school program

The Center for Mathematics at Notre Dame hosts undergraduate summer school program

The Center for Mathematics at Notre Dame (CMND) hosts an annual thematic summer school program each year.  A total of 36 students from universities across the United States and abroad, attended this year’s undergraduate session held May 20-24. This theme for this year’s program was motivic invariants and singularities.

Researchers find chemical process for creating holes in graphene oxide

Researchers find chemical process for creating holes in graphene oxide

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory have developed a synthesis method to “drill” holes in reduced graphene oxide using gold nanoparticles as catalysts. This method represents an alternative to the tedious process of drilling one hole at a time with an electron beam or other methods using...

Graduate student Jordan Scott wins Best Poster Award

Graduate student Jordan Scott wins Best Poster Award

Jordan Scott, a Univerrsity of Notre Dame graduate student working with Rob Stahelin, won a Best Poster Award during the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Boston in April.

NDnano awards summer fellowships to science and engineering students

NDnano awards summer fellowships to science and engineering students

The Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) has awarded 29 undergraduate research fellowships for this summer. Each student will work with a faculty-led research team and complete a 10-week project in nanoscience or nanoengineering. This is the fifth year of the program and will include students from Notre Dame,...

Notre Dame Ph.D. students to study under international scientific leaders

Notre Dame Ph.D. students to study under international scientific leaders

The National Science Foundation has funded an International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program that will support 12 Notre Dame Ph.D. students to do research at any of three laboratories in Sweden. Paul Helquist, associate chair for research in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is principal investigator for the...

Notre Dame to open three new international programs

Notre Dame to open three new international programs

The University of Notre Dame’s International Studies office has announced that it will offer three new opportunities for study abroad in South Korea, Spain and Switzerland in spring 2014, providing new options for students who want to study science and engineering abroad.  

College of Science Joint Annual Meeting showcases 188 undergraduate researchers

College of Science Joint Annual Meeting showcases 188 undergraduate researchers

The College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) attracted over 300 student attendees to the Jordan Hall of Science on Friday, May 3. This year, 146 abstracts were submitted from 188 undergraduate researchers.  Students presented their original research in the areas of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, Biological Sciences,...

Science students receive Fulbright awards for research

Science students receive Fulbright awards for research

Two College of Science students have received Fulbright scholarships to conduct research in Singapore this year. Patrick Kramer, who earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry this year, and Amy Klegarth, a third year graduate student who has worked in Singapore before, will be involved in different kinds of research.

Reilly Center releases new publication on ethics and policy in science and technology

Reilly Center releases new publication on ethics and policy in science and technology

The University of Notre Dame’s Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values has released Reilly Center Reports, an online collection of essays addressing the ethical, social, legal and policy implications of science and technology. The short essays are intended for anyone interested in urgent and emerging issues in the ethics...

Jessop appointed to research management positions at CERN

Jessop appointed to research management positions at CERN

Colin Jessop, professor of physics, was recently appointed to two research management positions at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the world's leading high energy physics laboratory and home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Faculty awards honor exemplary work in undergraduate teaching and advising

Faculty awards honor exemplary work in undergraduate teaching and advising

Eighteen University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and three faculty have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising. The awards are presented by the Office of the Provost, but recipients are selected through a...