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Notre Dame awarded transformational Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate regional innovation and workforce and economic development

Notre Dame awarded transformational Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate regional innovation and workforce and economic development

The University of Notre Dame announced Friday (April 26) a $42.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to form the Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network, which will enhance and link cutting-edge expertise, technologies, workforce development programs and innovation-based facilities throughout the broader South Bend-Elkhart region.

Neuroscience and behavior senior wins award for community engagement

Neuroscience and behavior senior wins award for community engagement

Service has always been a big component of Delaney Weiland’s life at the University of Notre Dame. A senior neuroscience and behavior student, Weiland’s commitment to community engagement has stood out from others, and she recently received the Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award from the Indiana Campus Compact....

Victoria Weber Woodard joins ACMS faculty

Victoria Weber Woodard joins ACMS faculty

A competitive drive propelled Victoria Weber Woodard through a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and a doctorate. Now, Woodard is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS).

26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the winners of its 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with 14 University of Notre Dame students and alumni winning the highly coveted award and another 12 receiving honorable mentions.

Jennifer Tank named Hoosier Resilience Hero

Jennifer Tank named Hoosier Resilience Hero

Tank, who also currently serves as the current president of the Society for Freshwater Science, is being recognized for her research that sits at the intersection of freshwater systems and agriculture in the Midwest.

IDEA Week 2019 Announces Inaugural Innovation Award Winners

IDEA Week 2019 Announces Inaugural Innovation Award Winners

IDEA Week 2019 honored leading South Bend – Elkhart entrepreneurs, inventors and innovative institutions with the inaugural IDEA Week Innovation Awards at a ceremony April 8 at the Palais Royale in downtown South Bend, the kickoff for this year’s events.

How a study abroad experience in Ireland led to innovative cancer research

How a study abroad experience in Ireland led to innovative cancer research

Jenna Koenig’s fascination with biology brought her all the way from the Harper Cancer Research Institute at Notre Dame to Ireland, where she investigated the link between malaria and breast cancer. Her work with the National University of Ireland Galway demonstrates how science majors can make the most out of their study...