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Notre Dame researcher joins international consortium

Notre Dame researcher joins international consortium

The University of Notre Dame’s Edwin Michael, professor of biological sciences and a member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, is part of a select group of individuals invited to form a new consortium to use mathematical modeling to project the spread and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)....

2014: Year in Review

2014: Year in Review

The calendar year 2014 was filled with many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration and reflection at the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of them.

Morten Eskildsen named a Fellow for the American Physical Society

Morten Eskildsen named a Fellow for the American Physical Society

The American Physical Society (APS) recently announced that Morten Eskildsen, professor of physics, was elected as a Fellow for the society’s Division of Condensed Matter Physics. Eskildsen is one of 32 condensed matter physicists elected as Fellows this year and was selected from more than 6,000 physicists studying the field...

New Notre Dame-IUSM study examines important Ebola protein

New Notre Dame-IUSM study examines important Ebola protein

A new study by Robert Stahelin, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and an associate professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, as well as a member of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, investigates how the most abundant...

Notre Dame brings Masterclass to John Adams High School

Notre Dame brings Masterclass to John Adams High School

A Masterclass collaboration between the Department of Physics and John Adams High School in South Bend has accelerated student interest in physics – nearly 50 students signed up for astronomy teacher Daniel Walsh’s class this year, up from 11 in last year’s class when the program first started at John...

Notre Dame Haiti Program dedicates new salt facility

Notre Dame Haiti Program dedicates new salt facility

In partnership with the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and the Population (MSPP), the Congregation of Holy Cross and other partners, the University of Notre Dame Haiti Program dedicated a new fortified salt production plant Monday (Dec. 8) in Delmas, Haiti. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including Sophia Martelly, first...

Notre Dame hosts European Nuclear Science and Society Symposium in London

Notre Dame hosts European Nuclear Science and Society Symposium in London

  The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame recently hosted the first annual Notre Dame Europe Symposium on Nuclear Science and Society on October 27-29 at the Notre Dame London Global Gateway.  Sponsored by Notre Dame International and organized by physics professors Ani Aprahamian, Umesh Garg, and...

Notre Dame sponsors first annual Soft Polymer Materials Symposium

Notre Dame sponsors first annual Soft Polymer Materials Symposium

On November 4, Notre Dame hosted the inaugural Soft Polymer Materials Symposium at McKenna Hall. Twelve Notre Dame faculty and postdocs presented their current research in the areas of general synthesis, application, and characterization of soft polymer materials.

National Institutes of Health renews funding for VectorBase program at Notre Dame

National Institutes of Health renews funding for VectorBase program at Notre Dame

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), an arm of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has renewed funding for VectorBase, a bioinformatics resource center based at the University of Notre Dame since 2004 that manages genomic information on arthropods and other invertebrates that transmit human pathogens.

Notre Dame physicists educate and inspire using CERN data

Notre Dame physicists educate and inspire using CERN data

Researchers and educators around the world now have access to data that CERN has recently made public from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment — considered to be one of the largest international scientific collaborations in history. Two programs managed at the University of Notre Dame, QuarkNet and I2U2, have...

Notre Dame to renovate Hesburgh Library

Notre Dame to renovate Hesburgh Library

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, the University will begin an interior renovation of the iconic building later this month. Named in honor of President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the Hesburgh Library is the flagship for Notre Dame’s library...

Talk Science discusses stem cell and population ecology research

Talk Science discusses stem cell and population ecology research

From stem cells to population ecology, the research topics studied by both students and professors at Notre Dame is exceedingly diverse. Talk Science, a monthly event hosted by Scientia, the student-run journal of undergraduate scientific research at Notre Dame, aims to highlight research opportunities on campus for interested undergraduates to...