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Notre Dame researcher working to understand and combat Ebola virus

Author: William G. Gilroy

The largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history currently occurring in West Africa has raised fears that the disease may soon spread to the United States. However, a Notre Dame researcher who studies the virus believes that, while there are grounds for concern, there is no need to panic. Read More

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

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

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

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