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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...