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Biologist Hellmann named Leopold Leadership Fellow

Author: William G. Gilroy

Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences and a national authority on climate change adaptation, has been named a Leopold Leadership Fellow. The Leopold Leadership Program is the nation’s premier competitive fellowship for outstanding environmental scientists who are also actively engaged in outreach to decision-makers and the public about their work.

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First year brings success for Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

Author: Renee Hochstetler

In its first year, the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS), inspired by the classical values of beauty, goodness and truth, began transforming the academic landscape through an annual conference, lecture series and fellowships supporting research that extends beyond the analysis of particular problems to the examination of larger—often ethical —ultimate questions.

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