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Notre Dame makes historic compensation investment, surpassing $75 million

Notre Dame makes historic compensation investment, surpassing $75 million

Citing the perseverance and extraordinary contributions by members of the University of Notre Dame community over the past two years, President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced a historic $25 million commitment to increase the base compensation for eligible hourly and salary University staff, faculty and student workers.

Six Notre Dame faculty receive prestigious NSF early career awards

Six Notre Dame faculty receive prestigious NSF early career awards

Six researchers, including one in the College of Science, at the University of Notre Dame have received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) most prestigious award for early career researchers. Since 2014, Notre Dame faculty have earned 61 of these nationally competitive awards.

Lymphatics help ‘seed’ early brain cells in zebrafish

Lymphatics help ‘seed’ early brain cells in zebrafish

A recent paper in Nature Neuroscience by University of Notre Dame biologist Cody J. Smith demonstrated how lymphatics — which remove waste from the rest of the body — are also associated with microglia and brain development in zebrafish.

Schnell receives Arthur Winfree Prize

Schnell receives Arthur Winfree Prize

The Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) has selected Santiago Schnell, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, as the recipient of the 2023 Arthur Winfree Prize. The Arthur Winfree Prize is one of two premier prizes in theoretical and mathematical biology, the other is the Akira Okubo...

Notre Dame elects new Trustees

Notre Dame elects new Trustees

Three new Trustees — Dr. Tanya M. Kne, Paulita A. Pike and Martin W. “Marty” Rodgers — have been elected to the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees. Rev. Thomas P. Looney, C.S.C., has been elected to the Board of Fellows, and as such, will serve as an ex officio Trustee.

Saving Peck's Rex

Saving Peck's Rex

FORT PECK, Montana — The wind whispers on this morning in early June, and birds sing a short song every once in a while. Otherwise, silence reigns, with the only sign of human activity on this isolated spot in northeast Montana a distant two-lane road with an occasional car or...

Notre Dame publications win six CASE awards

Notre Dame publications win six CASE awards

The University of Notre Dame has been recognized with six Council For Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 2022 Circle of Excellence Awards, which honor outstanding work in the areas of advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing.

In memoriam: James L. Merz, former vice president and dean

In memoriam: James L. Merz, former vice president and dean

James L. Merz, the Frank M. Freimann Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and a former vice president for graduate studies and research and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame, died Wednesday (June 22) at his home in East Dennis, Massachusetts. He was 86.

ND hosts the Exotic Beam Summer School

ND hosts the Exotic Beam Summer School

From June 6 to 10, 2022 the Exotic Beam Summer School (EBSS) attracted 40 graduate students and a post doc from around the country as well as internationally to the University of Notre Dame. This 19th edition of the school, one of the most valued in the low-energy nuclear physics...

Researchers test drinking water, face masks for PFAS

Researchers test drinking water, face masks for PFAS

Scientists at the University of Notre Dame studying the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in consumer products and textiles have expanded their search for potential sources of PFAS exposure — developing an effective method of testing for PFAS in drinking water and adding face masks to a growing...

Bike Ride for a Cure raises funds for Niemann-Pick Type-C research and support

Bike Ride for a Cure raises funds for Niemann-Pick Type-C research and support

Thirty-two students from the ESTEEM graduate program participated in the annual Bike Ride for a Cure in May, with proceeds going toward finding a cure for Niemann-Pick Type C disease. The ESTEEM program at the University of Notre Dame has partnered with the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund (APMRF) since...