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Professors Tank, Peaslee granted Media Legends Awards

Professors Tank, Peaslee granted Media Legends Awards

Professor Jennifer Tank, in the Department of Biological Sciences, and Professor Graham Peaslee, in the Department of Physics, were both honored with a Media Legend Award from the Office of Media Relations for their excellence in communicating with the press and others.

Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility receives social media recognition

Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility receives social media recognition

PR Daily has recognized the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) as part of their Digital PR and Social Media Awards for 2018. The Environmental Change Initiative’s ND-LEEF received the acknowledgement for engaging the community through the #EagleCam at ND-LEEF campaign on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

Early career faculty awarded nationally competitive awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized four University of Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with new Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. Over the past five years, Notre Dame faculty have received 37 of these highly competitive awards.

Burns appointed as honorary professor at top Chinese university

Burns appointed as honorary professor at top Chinese university

Peter Burns, Henry J. Massman professor, concurrent professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and director of the Center for Sustainable Energy and director of the Actinide Center of Excellence, was appointed as an Honorary Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.

Notre Dame unveils largest Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility in US

Notre Dame unveils largest Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility in US

Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel. Funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the AFOSR-Notre Dame Large Mach 6 Quiet Tunnel has a nozzle diameter 2.5 times larger than current quiet hypersonic wind tunnels in the...

Second annual COSE-JAM to be held December 7

Second annual COSE-JAM to be held December 7

COSE-JAM highlights the achievements of graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. The event helps them foster interdisciplinary research and interactions, develop presentation and mentoring skills, and obtain advice on career development.

Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems

Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems

Industries such as agriculture, transportation, and recreation all benefit from the health and stability of Indiana’s freshwaters. Now a new report released by the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) suggests that with warmer temperatures and increases in precipitation, effective management and conservation of the state’s freshwater ecosystems will...