John Uhran named 2014 ASEE fellow

Author: Nina Welding

John J. Uhran Jr., senior associate dean emeritus and professor emeritus of computer science and engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Read More

Tea Party support linked to educational segregation, new study shows

Author: Shannon Chapla

In January 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the Great Depression. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a “Tea Party” movement emerged to oppose Obama’s agenda. Notre Dame political sociologist Rory McVeigh says, “The political polarization that we witness today is linked to the way in which Americans live in segregated worlds.” Read More

African leaders learn business, entrepreneurship at Notre Dame

Author: Shannon Chapla

June 15 marked the arrival of 25 young African leaders from 17 countries to Notre Dame, where they are training for six weeks in business and entrepreneurship as part of the Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative. Read More

Biologist David Lodge named Jefferson Science Fellow

Author: William G. Gilroy

David Lodge, Ludmilla F. and Stephen J. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences and a world-renowned expert on invasive species, has been named a 2014-15 Jefferson Science Fellow. The Jefferson Science Fellowship Program is designed to further build capacity for science, technology and engineering expertise with the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Read More

Notre Dame to receive Father Badin’s Bible

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Notre Dame has acquired a Bible once owned by Rev. Stephen Badin, the pioneer priest on whose mission grounds Notre Dame’s founder, Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., began to build the University 172 years ago. Read More

Notre Dame and UNC-Chapel Hill philosophers to examine religious and transformative experiences

Author: Carrie Gates

Whether as dramatic as the divine visions that inspired Mother Teresa’s work or as commonplace as the decision to have a child, certain events have the power to transform us. To explore aspects of these religious and transformative experiences, philosophers Michael Rea and Samuel Newlands of Notre Dame and philosopher L.A. Paul from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will co-direct “The Experience Project.” Read More

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