Notre Dame has received $138.1 million in research funding for fiscal year (FY) 2017, surpassing the University’s previous record of $133.7 million set in FY 2015. Additionally, the University also broke its monthly record, receiving $27.6 million in June alone.
Ernest Morrell—expert in critical educational theory, social movement theory, English education and African diaspora popular culture—has been appointed Coyle Professor in Literacy Education and inaugural director of the Center for Literacy Education in Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives.
Nuclear astrophysicists successfully created the first low-energy particle accelerator beam deep underground in the United States, bringing them one step closer to understanding how the elements of our universe are built. Notre Dame’s involvement in the project, which is called CASPAR (Compact Accelerator System for Performing Astrophysical Research), is led by Michael Wiescher, Freimann Professor of Nuclear Physics, and Research Assistant Professor Dan Robertson.
Notre Dame has announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the Belize Ministry of Health and the Belize Vector and Ecology Center aimed at strengthening the country’s ability to respond to Zika virus and other arboviruses.
Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies, in partnership with Nonprofit Certificate Education at the University’s Mendoza College of Business, will host 17 European Catholic university officials July 8-15, 2017, for the Catholic Leadership Institute, an intensive management training program for higher education professionals that has been internationalized to serve those working in former Soviet bloc countries.
As most companies approach the end of their second fiscal quarter, so begins the time of year when investors should be suspicious of companies that dismiss their auditors, according to a new study by researchers at Notre Dame and Ohio University.
A team of chemical and biomolecular engineers at Notre Dame has developed a novel platform to more accurately detect and identify the presence and severity of peanut allergies, without directly exposing patients to the allergen, according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
A spring lecture given by Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history at Notre Dame, will be televised on C-SPAN 3 at 8 p.m. and midnight EDT Saturday, June 24. The taping is part of C-SPAN’s Lectures in History series and will be available for viewing online and as a podcast in the week after the lecture airs.
Although working-age adult refugees who enter the United States often initially rely on public assistance programs, a study by researchers at Notre Dame indicates that the long-term economic benefit of admitting refugees outweighs the initial costs.
Scientists at Notre Dame have found that exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research published in the journal Parasites and Vectors.