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Actors make medical counseling skills course come to life

Actors make medical counseling skills course come to life

In the Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine’s Medical Counseling Skills and Patient-Centered Medicine course, actors help preprofessional students learn essential communication strategies through medical scenarios.

Researchers find evidence of protein folding at site of  intracellular droplets

Researchers find evidence of protein folding at site of intracellular droplets

In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that elevated concentrations of proteins within the droplets triggered a folding event, increasing the potential for protein aggregation — or misfolding — which has been linked to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and...

Pillay selected as first Simons Distinguished Visitor

Pillay selected as first Simons Distinguished Visitor

Anand Pillay, the William J. Hank Family Professor of Mathematics, was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the newly established Simons Distinguished Visitor appointment at the Fields Institute in Toronto, Canada.

Physics professor wins prestigious KITP Scholar Award

Physics professor wins prestigious KITP Scholar Award

Notre Dame adjunct associate professor of physics Lan Quynh Nguyen's passion for astronomy has earned her a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Scholar Award, which will allow her to pursue her research on dark matter and gravitational waves in the institute’s collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. 

Fields, who researches neutrinos, joins physics faculty

Fields, who researches neutrinos, joins physics faculty

Laura Fields, a new associate professor in the Department of Physics, is a former researcher at Fermilab National Laboratory and will continue many of her neutrino physics research projects while at the University of Notre Dame.