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Notre Dame recognized as top producer of Gilman Scholars

Notre Dame recognized as top producer of Gilman Scholars

The University of Notre Dame has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of Gilman Scholars over the past 20 years among “medium” institutions based on enrollment.

Soul of a Scientist: New science dean boldly asks the big questions

Soul of a Scientist: New science dean boldly asks the big questions

In 1841, Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, a French priest and the founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, sent Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., to the northern end of the Diocese of Vincennes to set up a new school for boys. Moreau’s educational philosophies, outlined in his 1856 work, “Christian Education,”...

Honouring healthcare workers: Heroism & healing

Honouring healthcare workers: Heroism & healing

In August, Irish humanitarian, sportsman, and business leader Alan Kerins launched "Healthcare Heroes' Retreats" with support from the Kirby Group. These retreats offer frontline workers and their partners a free three-day retreat at The University of Notre Dame's Global Centre at Kylemore in Connemara, County Galway.

2021 Notre Dame valedictorian and salutatorian share advice for success

2021 Notre Dame valedictorian and salutatorian share advice for success

Madeline Owen and Alexis Waldschmidt, University of Notre Dame 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian, share about their journeys during their time at the University and describe several reasons why a sense of discovery, rather than a specific goal for high grades, helped them rank at the top of their class.

Aging breast tissue could set the stage for invasive breast cancer

Aging breast tissue could set the stage for invasive breast cancer

A woman’s risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer increases with age, but while scientists have long studied cellular changes that take place in the body over time, a new study led by researchers at the University of Notre Dame examines how the extracellular matrix (ECM) — an underlying network...

Lieberman Lab partners with blockchain-based platform to track real-time chain-of-custody throughout pharmaceutical supply chain

Lieberman Lab partners with blockchain-based platform to track real-time chain-of-custody throughout pharmaceutical supply chain

Professor Marya Lieberman and the Distributed Pharmaceutical Analysis Lab (DPAL) at the University of Notre Dame today announced a partnership with ARTiFACTS, creator of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for scientific and academic research, to develop a prototype solution for tracking pharmaceutical chain-of-custody information in real-time using distributed ledger technology....

Chemist Adam Jaffe joins Notre Dame faculty

Chemist Adam Jaffe joins Notre Dame faculty

Adam Jaffe, who studies the relationship between atomic structure and properties of hybrid organic-inorganic compounds, joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry as an assistant professor this fall.

The Routine of a Hydrologist: Diogo Bolster

The Routine of a Hydrologist: Diogo Bolster

Diogo Bolster is a self-described “extroverted geek with attention deficit disorder, who gets excited about everything and anything that has to do with science.” Learn more about him and how he manages his day-to-day.

Holmbeck ‘20 Ph.D. wins dissertation award for nuclear physics

Holmbeck ‘20 Ph.D. wins dissertation award for nuclear physics

Erika Holmbeck ‘20 Ph.D. was awarded the 2022 Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics from the American Physical Society (APS) for her thesis about the rapid neutron-capture process (r-process), including actinide production in the early universe.

Physics doctoral student named one of DOE’s 65 top graduate students

Physics doctoral student named one of DOE’s 65 top graduate students

Scott Carmichael, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, was one of 65 graduate students selected to receive world-class training through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Research (SCGSR) program.

Clark awarded NIH Pioneer Award, the first in Indiana

Clark awarded NIH Pioneer Award, the first in Indiana

Patricia L. Clark, the John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, has received a prestigious Director’s Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health. These awards are given to exceptionally creative scientists advancing high-risk, high-impact research....

Shamrock Series returns in Chicago

Shamrock Series returns in Chicago

The weekend features more than a game, as fans will have the opportunity to take part in a number of events, including a Mass at Old St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, a community service project, several academic panel discussions and Fan Fest activities.

Notre Dame commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

Notre Dame commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

The University of Notre Dame committed to becoming a carbon neutral campus by 2050 and to a reduction in carbon dioxide of at least 65 percent from 2005 levels within the next nine years, University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced during opening remarks at the first keynote event...