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Notre Dame Hosts 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Beginning July 29, 2018, Notre Dame will host the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE). BCCE is a national meeting designed for college chemistry faculty, graduate students, secondary school chemistry teachers, and middle and elementary school science teachers to share ideas and best practices for chemical education.

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Hackathons may accelerate scientific discovery, study finds

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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In a new study, researchers have shown how hackathons, or other crowdsourcing events, may provide a good strategy for building bridges over the traditional divides of research partnerships and accelerate scientific discovery.

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NDnano announces 2018 Seed Grant Program recipients

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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Nine faculty members from the College of Science and College of Engineering have been awarded four grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) Seed Grant Program. 

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Fortified salt operations resume in Haiti

Author: James Reimer

Father Michelet Dorescar

According to Fr. Michelet Dorescar, General Manager of the CSC Salt Project, the facility in downtown Port-au-Prince, which produces its fortified salt marketed under the trade name Bon Sel Dayiti, resumed normal operations on Tuesday, July 10, after being closed on the preceding Saturday and Monday.

 

Most importantly, all employees and their families are safe and were kept out of harms way during the weekend protests.

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Community research collaboration creates better system for treating trauma patients

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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Trauma, or any kind of severe physical injury, continues to be today’s leading cause of death for people 46 and younger in the United States. In 2007, Dr. Scott Thomas and Dr. Mark Walsh of Memorial Hospital in South Bend were looking for a better way to treat trauma patients who arrived in the emergency room (ER) with excessive bleeding. Their search eventually led to a translational research collaboration with the W. M. Keck Center for Transgene Research at the University of Notre Dame and the development of a new method for treating trauma patients.

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Inaugural Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research Awarded

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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Rising junior Margo Waters, a science-business major, has received the first Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research. The endowment is named after the Woodward Family and it will fund Waters’ 2018 NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) in the lab of Prakash D. Nallathamby, research assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and affiliated member of NDnano

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