Long recognized as a leader in training students preparing for military careers and as a partner to the United States military, Notre Dame has strengthened its commitment to those who have served our country by establishing its new Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Notre Dame TEDxUND 2018 organizers are accepting speaker applications for the event, which will take place on April 28, 2018.
Notre Dame will lead a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Actinide Center of Excellence to conduct research in actinide and nuclear chemistry. The NNSA’s Stewardship Sciences Academic Alliance program will provide $12.5 million for the center, which is tasked with prioritizing research that is important for Stockpile Stewardship—the certification that the nation’s nuclear weapons are secure and operational.
As island nations assume a lead role in the 23rd annual Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6-17, the latest data released by the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) shows that small island states face increasing challenges to address the impact of climate change.
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of Notre Dame, delivered his annual address to the faculty on November 7. Unlike previous years, he spoke at a meeting of the Faculty Senate.
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at Notre Dame’s 173rd commencement ceremony May 20. Moro is a federal judge in the southern city of Curitiba who has gained international recognition and commendation in recent years for his sentencing of powerful Brazilian politicians and business leaders on corruption charges.
Notre Dame alumnus John A. “Jack” Kelly and his wife, Gail E. Weiss, have made a $1 million gift to his alma mater to support initiatives within the University’s Notre Dame International Security Center and the Office of the President.
The U.S. Senate voted Oct. 31 to confirm Notre Dame Law Professor Amy Coney Barrett as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Researchers at Notre Dame are among a multidisciplinary group of engineers and scientists who are creating a virtual laboratory to study the dynamics of online interactions.
Professor of Architecture
At every home football game, the provost will recognize a different member of the 2017 Notre Dame All-Faculty Team. The honoree for the Nov. 4 game vs. Wake Forest was Philip Bess from the School of Architecture.