A major outbreak of dengue fever in southern China in 2014 may have been caused by more than just high temperatures, numbers of mosquitoes, or imported cases from Southeast Asia. Despite previous studies that point to these specific reasons for the outbreak that affected almost 40,000 people, a new study...
Christian Melander, the George & Winifred Clark Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, believes there may not be a university more invested in antibiotic research within the chemistry field than Notre Dame is.
Michael Hildreth, professor of physics and associate dean for research and graduate studies, has been appointed to the national High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP). HEPAP advises the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on policies for the support of High Energy Physics. Hildreth will serve a...
The University of Notre Dame’s annual Old2Gold year-end campus yard sale will take place from 7 to 10 a.m. June 8 (Saturday) at the St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Eric Riedl '10 assistant professor of mathematics, focuses his research on algebraic geometry and is interested in birational geometry, rational curves, hypersurfaces, and rationality problems.
Richard Hind has been appointed to a three-year term as chair of the Department of Mathematics, effective July 1, 2019. He replaces Jeffrey Diller, who will step down after his term ends in June.
Nearly 50 seniors were honored on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the annual Dean’s Awards luncheon held in the Jordan Hall of Science Galleria. Mary Galvin, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, presented the awards—including two Dean’s Awards—in front of a crowd of more than 200...
Six students have been named Gilman Scholars for the summer 2019 academic cycle, tying a University record for the most Gilman Scholars in a single academic cycle and setting a University record for the most Gilman Scholars in a single academic year with 15.
Graduate students receive summer fellowships to conduct research to combat kidney, neurodegenerative diseases
Three graduate students from the University of Notre Dame have received fellowships from Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics, including the Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine and the inaugural O’Brien Family Endowment for Excellence Fellowship.
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.
Notre Dame Research in coordination with the College of Science and the College of Engineering will participate in the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion event on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A research team led by the University of Notre Dame is working to cut the test time for disease biomarkers.
Summer research is underway for the students awarded fellowships from Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano).
Sofia Carozza, College of Science neuroscience and behavior major, with a supplemental major in theology, asks her classmates if they will say "yes" to putting their learning in the service of justice.
The work Notre Dame neuroscience and behavior students do in the community benefits both them and the organizations they serve, inspiring hope and skills in all people to take part in changing communities for the better.
Matthew Webber, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a recipient of the 2019 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award.
Building a close-knit scientific research community at Notre Dame is one of the reasons the College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) is so popular, according to Xuemin (Sheryl) Lu, director of undergraduate research.
Not only was Sofia Carozza, class of 2019 valedictorian and neuroscience and behavior major, unsure what her major would be when she stepped onto the Notre Dame campus as a freshman, but she was even hesitant about majoring in science at all. Her curiosity about the world and interest in...
The conference will convene thought leaders from the private sector, international NGOs, foundations, academia and local, state and federal governments to delve into topics such as smart cities and urban innovation.
The University of Notre Dame will confer 3,147 degrees during Commencement Weekend Saturday and Sunday (May 18 and 19) on campus.
Sylwia Ptasinska, associate professor of physics, published research in Physical Review Letters that begins to explain how low-energy electrons cause damage to DNA and proteins, molecules of life. She and her collaborators selected three formamide molecules to serve as models for proteins.
Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
Tom Totten '87 has returned to Notre Dame more than thirty years later to teach as a visiting assistant professional specialist in the Department of Applied Math and Computational Statistics.
Several students earned awards at the College of Science Joint Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Senior Erik Peterson analyzed images from the last century to investigate the unique properties of AR-Scorpii, the only known binary star system that contains a white dwarf pulsar.
The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame inducted 12 undergraduate physics majors and one faculty member into Sigma Pi Sigma on Friday, April 26.
Dennis Snow, professor of mathematics, is this year’s recipient of the Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C. and Gene Leonard Teaching Award. Kasturi Haldar, the Rev. Julius A. Nieuwland, C.S.C., Professor of Biological Sciences, received the 2019 College Research Award.
Sofia Carozza of South Bend, Indiana, has been named valedictorian of the 2019 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during the 174th University Commencement Ceremony on May 19 at Notre Dame Stadium.
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.
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....