Henry Clay Conner, University of Notre Dame postdoctoral scholar, has received a Postdoctoral Training Award in Translational Research from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). The award will be used for his work in Athanasia Panopoulos’s lab.
Several teams advance to the semifinal round in the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition. These 40 semifinalists will pitch live to a panel of judges on Thursday, April 26, 2018, competing for nearly $300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes.
Looking for a way to break out of the cubicle and get to know your neighbors? A good old-fashioned field day may be in order. That’s how College of Science administrators responded to staff feedback from the 2016 ND Voice, the employee engagement survey administered every two years
Now you see it, now you don't. Notre Dame astrophysicist Peter Garnavich collaborated on a new study that describes the most extreme known example of a "fast-evolving luminous transient" (FELT) supernova.
A new pharmaceutical startup aimed at treating diabetic foot ulcers has emerged from research at the University of Notre Dame, and is among just 42 teams in the world invited to participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition April 5–7, 2018.
Anand Pillay, the Hank Family Professor of Mathematics, will receive an honorary doctoral degree from Waterloo University’s Division of Mathematics.
This is an important case study of how gas enters galaxies and fuels star birth. Astronomers use simulations and try to understand the inflow of gas in other galaxies. But here, the gas is being caught red-handed as it moves across the Milky Way’s disk. Sometime in the future, planets and solar systems in our galaxy may be born out of material that used to be part of the Small Magellanic Cloud.
Every spring, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital hosts the National Graduate Student Symposium (NGSS). The Symposium is held for the nation’s top Ph.D. students to present their work and learn more about St. Jude’s advanced research and facilities, which is located in Memphis, Tenn. This year, among more than 1500 applicants who had to be invited to apply, only 41 were selected. Notre Dame biology graduate student Mark Hawk is among this year’s attendees.
Tiny proteins found in the genomes of some types of bacteria are effective weapons against a wide range of other bacteria, opening the door for the development of new therapies in the age of antibiotic resistance, according to new research at the University of Notre Dame.
Notre Dame research by Dominic Chaloner, Bharat Ranganathan, and Fr. Terrence Ehrman, C.S.C. sought to explore the principles of integral ecology set forth in Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato si’- "On Care For Our Common Home."
Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected as the 2018 winner of the American Electrophoresis Society (AES) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at SciX 2018 in October in Atlanta, Georgia
Junior Maciej Olszewski, a physics and honors mathematics major, was the lead author on a paper published in New Journal of Physics on Feb. 5. The work was based on computer simulation, which describes the ways superconducting vortices interact.
Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley and longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, will receive the 2018 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 173rd University Commencement Ceremony on May 20.
Nearly 300 students shared projects in categories ranging from earth science to psychology to astrophysics during the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIREF) March 3.
On the occasion of International Women's Day 2018, meet seven scholars whose work is inspiring others to #PressForProgress.
The complexity of the uranium-based mineral, dubbed ewingite, is nearly twice as high as the previous most complex mineral.
The Notre Dame News skill on the Amazon Alexa app includes a brief summary of the latest news stories about University research, faculty expertise and accolades, community partnerships, student success and more.
Sean Moore, a research assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Eck Institute for Global Health, has coauthored a paper mapping the incidence of cholera in Africa, a critical step in the World Health Organization’s goal of reducing cholera deaths by 90 percent over the next decade.
Kaitlin Cole, like many other sophomores in the College of Science, intends to go to medical school after graduation. She also has dreams of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. Unlike many other aspiring doctors, however, Cole has a rigorous athletics schedule — as a member of the Notre Dame women’s top-five NCAA basketball team.