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Notre Dame to confer six honorary degrees at Commencement

Notre Dame to confer six honorary degrees at Commencement

Four distinguished U.S. and international leaders, as well as a longtime University of Notre Dame faculty member and administrator, will join the principal speaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and renowned speechwriter Peggy Noonan, as honorary degree recipients at Notre Dame’s 174th University Commencement Ceremony on May 19.

APMRF and partners host meeting to hear from those affected by NPC disease

APMRF and partners host meeting to hear from those affected by NPC disease

The Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund (APMRF) at Notre Dame and its collaborators hosted a patient-focused drug development (PFDD) meeting on Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) on March 18 to bring together those affected by the disease, the Food and Drug Administration, drug developers, and other stakeholders.

Mobashery lands 2019 Kaiser Award from The Protein Society

Mobashery lands 2019 Kaiser Award from The Protein Society

Shahriar Mobashery, the Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2019 Emil Thomas Kaiser Award from The Protein Society (TPS) for his research that applies chemistry to the study of proteins.

South Bend native returns to Notre Dame as chemistry professor

South Bend native returns to Notre Dame as chemistry professor

Growing up in South Bend and earning her degree from St Mary’s college, Katharine White never thought she would move back to the area. After all, White experienced the country from coast to coast from historic Boston to sunny California after her undergraduate career. Nevertheless, 12 years after earning her...

Women Lead: Malgorzata Dobrowolska-Furdyna

Women Lead: Malgorzata Dobrowolska-Furdyna

Physics professor Malgorzata "Margaret" Dobrowlska-Furdyna enjoys solving difficult problems. But her most recent passion is mentoring students so they can reach their full potential in her role as associate dean for undergraduate studies for the College of Science.

Co-hosts of Undiscovered podcast interviewed on With a Side of Knowledge

Co-hosts of Undiscovered podcast interviewed on With a Side of Knowledge

With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The 10th episode of season two, “On Science Podcasting and What Didn’t Happen to the Dinosaurs,” was released Thursday, March 7, and features Elah Feder and Annie Minoff, co-hosts and producers of Undiscovered, the...