The GLOBES Program in Environment and Society at the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values has admitted seven new students to its graduate certification program.
The brain, one of the largest and most complex organs in the human body, is about the size of a grapefruit. Yet it contains more than 100 billion nerves and numerous folds and creases. It is the “folds” of the brain, called gyri and sulci, that were the focus of a University of Notre Dame-led study recently published in Physical Review Letters…
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.
The second annual Gold Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the Charles Edison Lecture Series-sponsored lecture that followed in Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame was held on a Nov. 15, 2018, the feast day of Saint Albert the Great, the patron saint of scientists. The events, a campus-wide collaboration among several colleges, centers and institutes, drew more than 250 participants from the on- and off-campus communities.
Toroczkai and collaborators have been working toward developing a novel mathematical approach that will help advance computation beyond the digital framework we all have on our desks.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship has been awarded to five Notre Dame students, including one from the College of Science, who will be studying abroad in spring 2019.
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 U.S. The project is the first step in a partnership between Notre Dame and Purdue University to develop multiple hypersonic tunnels.
The University of Notre Dame and the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) have signed a strategic alliance agreement to encourage collaborations between Notre Dame and IBRI researchers.
Registration opens soon for DNA Learning Center summer camps.
The data collected by the Kepler space telescope from this nearest and brightest supernova, combined with data from ground-based satellites, resulted from an experiment first proposed by Notre Dame physicist Peter Garnavich.
Peggy Noonan — Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Wall Street Journal, speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan and author of five New York Times best-sellers — will deliver the principal address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 174th commencement ceremony May 19.
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.
They are the University’s eighth and ninth Marshall Scholars overall and two of 10 Notre Dame students awarded one of the prestigious open-discipline British scholarships — Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Gates Cambridge — since 2013.
College of Science students Adam Chvilicek and Delaney Weiland spent the summer volunteering with the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program as they prepare for future careers in health care.
Biological sciences major Eunice Agyapong has spent the past two summers conducting research in a Kumasi hospital on doctor-patient relations.
The new program featured 19 students from seven campuses — Saint Mary’s College, Indiana University South Bend, Indiana University Bloomington, Goshen College and Ball State University, in addition to Notre Dame and IUSM-SB.
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 be vital for the organisms that live within them to adapt to climate change.
The new global health specialization, grounded in the social sciences, will prepare students for careers that address global health from a policy perspective.
Idea Week will take place April 8-13 (Monday-Saturday) and is hosted by the University of Notre Dame, the South Bend-Elkhart region and various community organizations and businesses.
Siyuan Zhang, the Dee Associate Professor of Biological Sciences who is also affiliated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute, landed a nearly $1.1 million Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award through the Department of Defense in August.
For a second year, Notre Dame Security Police’s Parking Services will offer a way to pay off ticket fines and do good at the same time. Through the Food for Fines program, Parking Services will accept nonperishable food as payment for parking violations.