Margot Fassler, Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy and co-director of the Master of Sacred Music program at Notre Dame, has won the biennial ACE/Mercers’ International Book Award.
Molly Lipscomb, assistant professor of economics at Notre Dame, and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, hope to increase the accessibility of sanitation technology in poor neighborhoods in Dakar, Senegal. Their two-year research project is supported by a more than $1 million grant to Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
A team of researchers from Notre Dame have demonstrated a novel DNA detection method that could prove suitable for many real-world applications.
Paolo Carozza, professor of law at Notre Dame, participated in the second seminar of the Catholic-Muslim Forum on Nov. 21 and 23, held at the site of Jesus’ baptism in Jordan. Carozza was one of 24 Catholics invited to attend the seminar by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.
Thanks to a Library Acquisition Grant, some 200 volumes of renowned poet Robert Creeley's (1926-2005) works are now safely tucked away in the special collections section of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, with hundreds more to follow.
Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light. A team of Notre Dame researchers has made a major advance toward this vision by creating an inexpensive “solar paint” that uses semiconducting nanoparticles to produce energy.
Five Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Shahriar Mobashery, Navari Family Professor of Life Sciences, is one of the co-authors of a new paper by a group of the world’s leading scientists in academia and industry that calls for strong steps to be taken to control the global crisis of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
Designed by Franklin Tao, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, in collaboration with the manufacturer, a new, state-of-the-art instrument installed in the Radiation Laboratory will support a wide range of research at Notre Dame.
New research from Notre Dame shows that during the first year of life, when babies spend so much time listening to language, they’re actually tracking word patterns that will support their process of word-learning that occurs between the ages of about 18 months and two years.
As part of a National Science Foundation-funded project led by Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Linbeck Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, researchers are stepping outside the lab to address social issues while finally answering the question: Are two heads better than one?
Notre Dame, Purdue University and GE Healthcare have announced the commercial availability of a new CT scanning technology, called Veo™, that enables physicians to diagnose patients with high clarity images at previously unattainable low radiation dose levels.