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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...

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...