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ESTEEM students are hired by their capstone thesis sponsor companies

ESTEEM students are hired by their capstone thesis sponsor companies

For many students, ESTEEM is more than an education and degree – it’s a straight and seamless path into a career. Especially for those who choose an industry-sponsored capstone project, the work becomes an ongoing mutual interview between student and firm that can lead to a hire even before graduation. ...

Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality

Students receive fellowships to address diabetes, cancer, and maternal mortality

Three students from the University of Notre Dame have received fellowships through the Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics’ Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program. Since 2013, the program has sponsored young researchers during a key part of their education and acted as a springboard for future career opportunities in academic and...

Researchers to explore why cancer burden increases with age

Researchers to explore why cancer burden increases with age

Advanced aging is a key risk factor for developing most cancers, including ovarian cancer. With a new award from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Cancer Institute will explore why age is significant in developing ovarian...

Notre Dame physicist launches operations of cyclotron in Armenia

Notre Dame physicist launches operations of cyclotron in Armenia

Notre Dame physicist Ani Aprahamian holds deep feelings for Armenia. Her grandparents were survivors of the Armenian genocide, and her parents were born in refugee camps in Beirut, Lebanon. So knowing that Armenia continuously ranks the highest in mortality rates per capita of six major types of cancers, she wanted...

Annual math thematic program expands to promote group work

Annual math thematic program expands to promote group work

The annual Center for Mathematics Thematic Program spanned from the end of May through the third week of June, a week longer than the previous eight years the popular international conference has been held at the University of Notre Dame.

Cilia's got the moves in the kidneys, researchers' work shows

Cilia's got the moves in the kidneys, researchers' work shows

Notre Dame Biologist Rebecca Wingert studies how MCCs develop, specifically in the kidneys. Recently her lab published two papers on research involving kidney cell development and ciliopathies, which are diseases of the cilium in which cilia do not function correctly.