Notre Dame will break ground this fall on a new wellness center that will offer employees convenient, quality health care through an on-site medical clinic and pharmacy. To be located at the corner of Wilson Drive and Bulla Road on the northeast corner of the Notre Dame campus, the center is scheduled to open Summer of 2012.
Though economists have long suspected that developing countries struggle to emerge from poverty because they lack robust financial sectors, few economists have tried to determine just how this phenomenon occurs – until now.
The American Political Science Association recently honored Notre Dame philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre for his influential 1981 book "After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory" (University of Notre Dame Press).
A team of University of Notre Dame researchers has harnessed graphene to control the terahertz portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Researchers are increasingly interested in terahertz radiation because it offers the possibility of new technologies in communications, medical imaging and chemical detection.
The Notre Dame MBA program in the Mendoza College of Business ranked No. 4 worldwide in the Aspen Institute’s Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2010-2011 Global 100, up one slot from its No. 5 ranking earned in each of the previous three surveys.
New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that people’s ability to learn and remember information depends on what they do with their hands while they are learning.
The phrase “All Roads Lead to Rome” connotes the cosmopolitan culture that has long been present in the Eternal City. It’s also the title of a Notre Dame exhibit running through the fall 2011 semester to highlight spectacular acquisitions by the University’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in conjunction with the new interdisciplinary Italian Studies at Notre Dame program.
Notre Dame has accepted delivery of a high-end Vistec EBPG 5200 electron-beam lithography system to campus. The multi-million dollar tool, purchased from Vistec Lithography Inc., will be installed in the Notre Dame Nanofabrication Facility (NDNF) in the new Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering.
It’s a timeless project—and a priceless opportunity: Advanced Notre Dame students are currently working with some of Italy’s top linguistics experts to assemble the most complete historical dictionary of the Italian language prior to 1375.
Shaun Lee and Rebecca Wingert, assistant professors in the Department of Biological Sciences, have been selected as recipients of the highly competitive National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. Each award covers $1.5 million in research expenditures over five years.
CEOs who have been overpaid earlier in their tenures continue to receive the largest raises or smallest pay cuts, according to new research by Adam Wowak, assistant professor of management in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
A new paper by a team of Notre Dame researchers that included Shahriar Mobashery, Jeffrey Peng, and Brian Baker describes a unique process that is central to induction of antibiotic resistance in the problematic bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Young adults today enjoy more freedom, opportunities and personal growth than any previous generation. But their transition to adulthood also is more complex, disjointed and confusing than their counterparts a generation ago. In “Lost in Transition," Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith explores these difficulties.
Monika Nalepa, assistant professor of political science at Notre Dame, has been named a winner of the 2011 Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association’s Comparative Democratization section for “Skeletons in the Closet: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Europe."
“Gustavo Gutiérrez: Spiritual Writings,” an anthology of the work of one Notre Dame theology faculty member edited by another, will be published in November by Orbis Books as part of its Modern Spiritual Masters series.
David Campbell, John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame, and Robert Putnam of Harvard University are the 2011 recipients of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for their book “American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us.”
There is growing recognition in academia that “screen literacy” is a valuable asset for many scholars—especially those who teach language and literature. To help develop this skill set, Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre has created a new graduate minor in screen cultures.
Notre Dame has established an endowed chair in Byzantine Theology. The position, which will focus on the theology of the medieval Greek-speaking church, will be named in honor of Archbishop Demetrios Trakatellis, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America.