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Tuberculosis: The Disease of Antiquity

Tuberculosis: The Disease of Antiquity

Jeff Schorey, a world-renowned expert with pioneering work on the role of exosomes in infectious diseases, has been studying mycobacterial disease for almost two decades.

New undergraduate research fellowship announced for students with financial need

New undergraduate research fellowship announced for students with financial need

For students who wish to pursue a career in science, conducting research during their undergraduate careers is vital to their future success. Many students are blessed with the opportunity to engage in research. However, there are some who are held back from pursuing their passions due to financial constraints. One...

Graduate student wins NSF math postdoctoral fellowship

Graduate student wins NSF math postdoctoral fellowship

Mathematics graduate student Lien-Yung “Nyima” Kao recently won a Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, a prestigious award bestowed by the National Science Foundation that allows postdoctoral students to further their research endeavors in mathematics and scientific development. This September, Kao will take his talents to the University of Chicago, where...

Lights Out for Earth Hour

Lights Out for Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 – 9:30 PM, Notre Dame will once again participate in Earth Hour by turning off the lights on the Golden Dome and the Word of Life Mural on Hesburgh library.

Professor Emeritus of Physics has passed away

Professor Emeritus of Physics has passed away

John Mihelich, Professor Emeritus of Physics, has passed away in Fort Collins, Colorado, on March 10. John was a long-time member of our faculty and our nuclear physics group, joining Notre Dame in 1954 from Brookhaven. While here, he gained a national reputation in gamma-ray spectroscopy, training in his lab...

Student Funding Opportunity-$12,500 Award-Deadline Extended

Student Funding Opportunity-$12,500 Award-Deadline Extended

Have you or someone you know been directly or indirectly affected by cancer? Unfortunately, for many of us, the answer is yes. And in those situations, we often feel a sense of helplessness. Have you ever wanted to help but didn’t know how? Here’s an opportunity for you to make...

Science fair at Notre Dame prepares young minds for future

Science fair at Notre Dame prepares young minds for future

Tony Kramer and Sam Chippas, seniors at Marian High School, combined their interests in electrical engineering and computer science to develop a robotics project for the March 4 Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIREF) at Notre Dame.  

2017 Women Lead

2017 Women Lead

Tomorrow belongs to the bold. Notre Dame is proud to celebrate women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community.

Finalists named in hotly contested Shaheen 3MT® science qualifying round

Finalists named in hotly contested Shaheen 3MT® science qualifying round

The College of Science Shaheen 3MT competition began with a big bang on Monday in Jordan Hall of Science. Julia Beck (Biochemistry), Elizabeth Loughran (Integrated Biomedical Sciences), and Stefan Freed (Biological Sciences) took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the Shaheen 3MT® Final event on...