Ten Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.
One of the emerging, and soon to be defining, characteristics of science research is the collection, usage and storage of immense amounts of data. A new project led by Notre Dame researchers will explore solutions to the problems of preserving data, analysis software and computational work flows and how these relate to results obtained from the analysis of large data sets.
The 90,000-person Kakuma Refugee Camp, in the Turkana District in northwest Kenya, has grown into the equivalent of a permanent city — with the same level of inequity, violence and informal (black market) economic systems as urban slums, says Notre Dame anthropologist Rahul Oka.
Notre Dame ranks ninth in the percentage of students participating in study abroad programs among American doctoral/research institutions, according to a report released by the Institute for International Education.
In the past, Notre Dame's Robert Nerenberg has addressed ways to drastically improve the energy efficiency of wastewater treatment. Now he is pursuing a new line of research that has the capability of significantly decreasing chemical costs and the carbon footprint associated with this process.
The Notre Dame MBA ranked No. 20 among U.S. business schools in the Bloomberg Businessweek magazine’s biennial survey, "The Best U.S. Business Schools 2012,” released Nov. 12.
Notre Dame faculty William G. Dwyer, Julia F. Knight, Mei-Chi Shaw, Andrew J. Sommese and Nancy K. Stanton have been named fellows of the American Mathematical Society for 2013. They are part of an inaugural class that includes mathematical scientists from 600 institutions around the world.
Notre Dame's Nitesh Chawla is among the 10 instructors recently named recipients of the 2012 IBM Watson Solutions Faculty Awards, which recognize individuals who are on the cusp of the next big trend in computing—big data and analytics—and are introducing that information to their students via innovative curriculum.
MurphyKate Montee, a senior honors mathematics and music double major at Notre Dame, has received the 2013 Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize, an honor awarded to only one undergraduate woman in the U.S. each year.
Some 40 years ago, Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., then a doctoral student at Oxford, met Rev. Joseph A. Ratzinger, then a professor of theology at the University of Regensburg. Whether or not Pope Benedict XVI remembers their first meeting, Father Daley won’t soon forget their second.
The Université Paris Diderot, in the legendary City of Lights, is the newest destination for Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters students who want to study abroad.
Sexual harassment is devastating in and of itself for its victims, but new research shows there can be an even more insidious and troubling consequence that goes along with it.