Notre Dame will confer 3,171 degrees during Commencement Weekend May 20 and 21 (Saturday and Sunday) on campus.
The National Science Foundation has recognized 10 Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards. Over the past five years, Notre Dame has received 35 of these awards, with this year being one of the most successful on record.
Twenty faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
Eileen Hunt Botting, professor of political science at Notre Dame, has been appointed director of merit scholarship programs at the University. She succeeds Joseph Buttigieg, who is retiring at the end of the academic year.
Six Notre Dame undergraduates received honors for excellence in research skills during the University’s 10th annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference on May 5.
Approximately 3.9 million children were subjects of maltreatment reports to child welfare agencies in 2013. In order to help children facing maltreatment, researchers and clinicians first needed to address the heart of the problem. The relationship between the parent and child is key, argues Kristin Valentino, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Associate Professor of Psychology, in an article published recently in a special section of the journal Child Development.
Amy Coney Barrett, Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Chair in Law and Professor of Law at Notre Dame, was nominated May 8 to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit by President Donald Trump.
Isabel Charles wanted others to see the world as a bigger place than they’d known—and to see that they had a place in it.
Researchers at Notre Dame have discovered a way to make influenza visible to the naked eye, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. By engineering dye molecules to target a specific enzyme of the virus, the team was able to develop a test kit that emitted fluorescent light when illuminated with a hand-held lamp or blue laser pointer.
Caleb “C.J.” Pine will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 at Notre Dame Stadium. As the salutatorian, José Alberto Suárez will offer the Commencement invocation.