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Astronomers discover chemical signature of first-generation very massive stars

Astronomers discover chemical signature of first-generation very massive stars

A team of international astronomers has discovered a low-mass star that exhibits the peculiar chemical abundance ratios associated with the process of creating new atomic nuclei (nucleosynthesis) in a first-generation very-massive star. The team, which includes Timothy Beers, the Notre Dame Chair in Astrophysics at the University of Notre Dame,...

Local partnership has global impact

Local partnership has global impact

A gift from Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) to the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) has been supporting a Global Health Research Associate (GHRA) in Haiti for the past year. A second gift this fall will allow for another year of research, administration, and...

Rob Stahelin joins Harper Cancer Research Institute administration

Rob Stahelin joins Harper Cancer Research Institute administration

Robert Stahelin has been appointed interim senior associate director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI), representing the interests of Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and the IUSM-South Bend campus. HCRI is a partnership between IUSM-SB and the University of Notre Dame.

Nicholas Myers awarded USP Global Fellowship

Nicholas Myers awarded USP Global Fellowship

Fourth year chemistry graduate student Nicholas Myers recently earned a $30,000 United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Global Fellowship for his work related to counterfeit drug detection. Myers was one of three recipients chosen this year in the international competition.