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Notre Dame Hosts 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

Notre Dame Hosts 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

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.

Hackathons may accelerate scientific discovery, study finds

Hackathons may accelerate scientific discovery, study finds

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.

Summertime Stargazing event draws large crowd

Summertime Stargazing event draws large crowd

A virtually cloudless night drew a crowd of about 1,500 to the Jordan Hall of Science observatory on July 6 to take turns peering at the stars and planets through the Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope.

Fortified salt operations resume in Haiti

Fortified salt operations resume in Haiti

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...

Kamat honored in tribute issue of Journal of Physical Chemistry

Kamat honored in tribute issue of Journal of Physical Chemistry

A Notre Dame chemistry professor well known for his contributions to the field of photoelectrochemistry and renewable energy research was honored with a tribute issue to him in one of the four journals of The Journal of Physical Chemistry, published by the American Chemical Society.

Inaugural Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research Awarded

Inaugural Woodward Family Endowment for Excellence in NDnano Undergraduate Research Awarded

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...