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Department's name is changed

Department's name is changed

The University of Notre Dame's Department of Physics is now the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Wiescher publishes German edition of Arthur Haas’ biography

Wiescher publishes German edition of Arthur Haas’ biography

Michael Wiescher, Freimann Professor of Physics, has published the German edition his book on the biography of Arthur Haas titled "Arthur E. Haas - Ein verborgener Pioneer der Modernen Physik" and printed by the LIT Verlag in Vienna. The book describes the fate and science of an Austrian Jewish physicist during...

Analysis of telescope data unveils unique information about binary star system

Analysis of telescope data unveils unique information about binary star system

A sophomore in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics identified an intriguing light curve in a binary star that suggests a complete cessation of accretion—the movement of matter from one star to another—a phenomenon seen for only the second time in a similar star system.

Scouts, Warren Golf Course join forces to support local bluebird population

Scouts, Warren Golf Course join forces to support local bluebird population

Led by Scoutmaster Adam Heet and Cubmaster Michaela Duffy, members of Troop 122 (Osceola) and Pack 108 (Mishawaka) recently built 14 new nesting boxes for the birds — replacements for some of the 56 existing boxes at Warren, many of which are weather damaged and ready for the wood pile....

ND TEC Hiring Students for Summer Animation Project

ND TEC Hiring Students for Summer Animation Project

The Notre Dame Technology Ethics Center (ND TEC) is looking to hire Notre Dame students for summer 2022 to design and develop short videos (approximately 60 seconds each) explaining technology ethics concepts for a broad audience on social media and elsewhere. Working directly with ND TEC doctoral fellow Carolina Villegas-Galaviz…

Landscape crew members volunteer for Mulch Madness

Landscape crew members volunteer for Mulch Madness

Adam Carlisle, turf landscape crew supervisor, and John Zimmerman, groundskeeper, are instrumental to the success of Mulch Madness. Notre Dame Landscape Services crew members have been major contributors to the success of Mulch Madness, an event aimed at the prevention of lead poisoning, for four years.…

Sean Cavany: Statistically Studying the Spread

Sean Cavany: Statistically Studying the Spread

A strong background in mathematics and statistics has allowed postdoctoral researcher Sean Cavany to address one of the most pressing issues of modern times: the spread of infectious disease.