New research from the University of Notre Dame suggests that structures released by the infected cells may be used in tandem with antibiotics to boost the body’s immune system, helping fight off the disease.
Panelists at the STEM Forum XII at Notre Dame last month agreed shared strategies and techniques for educating students to be workforce ready in a changing economic climate
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.
Professor Morten Eskildsen is a co-author on a comprehensive review of magnetic small-angle neutron scattering published in Rev. Mod. Phys.
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...
Established in 2016, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program offers full funding, including tuition and academic, living and travel expenses, for students enrolled in one of Stanford’s more than 200 graduate and professional programs.
To balance the needs of the animals and the industry that rely on brine shrimp cysts, a University of Notre Dame researcher and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) completed a study over 20 years to evaluate and improve management of Utah's Great Salt Lake.
A new tool may allow researchers to see more of the physiological state of living organisms at the cellular level, according to a study by the University of Notre Dame. Published in Development, the study shows how an open-source application, created by Notre Dame researchers, can utilize two different conventional...
A new study by University of Notre Dame researchers into the way nerve fibers enter the wall of the spinal cord during early development in zebrafish could potentially lead to regenerative therapies for people with brachial plexus injuries — those that are caused by damage to the network of nerves...
Jennifer Tank, the Galla Professor of Biological Sciences, has been honored with the 2019 Ruth Patrick Award from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).
Students explored a broader range of career development opportunities during the 2019 Sustainability Expo
Nearly 100 students turned out for the annual Sustainability Expo on Monday, Feb. 11. This year’s event marked an expansion for the expo, offering resources about career opportunities in energy, the environment, and sustainability studies for both undergraduate and graduate students.
The ADA announced it will fund a $1.625 million Accelerator Award to Matthew Webber, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, to research and develop materials capable of sensing critical drops in blood glucose.
The University of Notre Dame is among just 11 institutions to be named a top producer for both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs for the 2018-19 academic year, a first for the University, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Notre Dame receives its largest research award to study spatial repellents against mosquito-borne diseases
Notre Dame will lead a five-year program to determine the efficacy of a spatial repellent product in preventing mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Chikungunya.
Forty-five students in the Master of Science in Data Science program toured AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, and attended lectures by data scientists in January as part of an immersion weekend that supplements the online program.
The University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, led by Director and Professor of Biological Sciences Bernard Nahlen, serves as a University-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and works to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards and reduce health disparities for...
The program, funded by Notre Dame Research, Notre Dame International, and the Keough School for Global Affairs, aims to highlight the University’s Global Gateways for the advancement of research and scholarship at Notre Dame.
Two faculty members from the University of Notre Dame have been named to the Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list. Clarivate’s list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, which is demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top one percent...
Notre Dame will celebrate Black History Month with events including lectures, discussions and performances throughout February.
Physics professor Umesh Garg traveled to give 10 talks on his research during the Fall 2018 semester, and even managed to fit an experiment in Japan.
Prof. Dan Bardayan, Department of Physics, has been re-elected to the User Organization Executive Committee for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University.
The brain, one of the largest and most complex organs in the human body, is about the size of a grapefruit. Yet it contains more than 100 billion nerves and numerous folds and creases. It is the “folds” of the brain, called gyri and sulci, that were the focus of...
Eva Napierkowski is a junior studying neuroscience, and traveled to Jerusalem last fall to experience the Holy Land through Notre Dame International’s study abroad program. She shares some of the highlights of her trip and talks about what it was like to spend a night at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Students are invited to compete and apply for a trip to the Galápagos Islands to trace steps that Charles Darwin took on his path to discovery. The week-long trip takes place August 3-9 and is open to Notre Dame undergraduates (rising juniors or rising seniors) in any field of study. Applications...
Sixteen faculty members from the University of Notre Dame have been awarded funding from the University’s Science of Wellness Initiative’s Catalyst Seed Grant program. Nearly 100 pre-proposals were submitted and faculty from five different colleges and schools received awards.
Alex Perkins, Eck Family Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and Sean Moore, research assistant professor of biological sciences, have been accepted to join the Vaccine Impact Modeling Consortium. The consortium “aims to deliver a more sustainable, efficient, and transparent approach to generating disease burden and vaccine impact estimates.
More than 80 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers gave either podium or poster presentations during the 2018 Colleges of Science and Engineering Joint Annual Meeting (COSE-JAM), held in early December in the Jordan Hall of Science galleria.