Margaret Dobrowolska, professor of physics at Notre Dame, has led a team of collaborators from Notre Dame, the University of British Columbia and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in an effort that has succeeded in identifying the mechanisms responsible for ferromagnetism in (Ga,Mn)As, an alloy.
Notre Dame and the St. Joseph County Parks are launching a new partnership to build a cutting-edge environmental research and education facility at St. Patrick’s County Park.
Researchers from Notre Dame, the University of Iowa and Cornell University have been awarded collaborative grants totaling $1.1 million to answer a fundamental question: As a new species evolves, how, and to what extent, do other species that depend on it evolve as well?
A research team based at the Julian Samora Library in Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies is one of three hemispheric teams to have its work featured in the launch of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston digital archive.
A new longitudinal study of neighborhoods in Belfast, Northern Ireland, led by Notre Dame Psychology Professor Mark Cummings has found political violence affects children by upsetting the ways their families function, resulting in behavior problems and mental health symptoms among the youths over extended periods of time.
The collapse of the Soviet Union brought an influx of Soviet mathematicians to U.S. institutions, and those scholars’ differing areas of specialization have changed the way math is studied and taught in this country, says Notre Dame's Kirk Doran.
Joan F. Brennecke, the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions that can be accorded to an engineer.
Japanese officials used seawater to cool nuclear fuel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant following last March’s tsunami. Although it was likely the best course of action at the time, a new study coauthored by Notre Dame researchers suggests that the action may have had unanticipated consequences.
Notre Dame philosopher and scientist Kristin Shrader-Frechette has devoted herself to bringing to light the inequitable distribution of pollution’s human toll. For her efforts, she was recently awarded the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award from Tufts University’s Institute for Global Leadership.
Examining why and how the West was propelled into its current pluralism and polarization over the long term is the focus of a new book by historian Brad Gregory, who offers insight into the ways life in North America and Europe has been shaped by the Protestant Reformation.
Christian Smith, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology at Notre Dame, was recently honored for two of his latest books: “What Is a Person?: Rethinking Humanity, Social Life, and the Moral Good From the Person Up” and “Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults.”
For the 12th year in a row, Notre Dame has placed on the Peace Corps’ list of top universities nationwide producing Peace Corps volunteers, and its rank is steadily rising.
“Building Bridges-Building Hope” is the motto of an innovative program in Notre Dame’s College of Engineering that enables undergraduate students to use the knowledge they have gained to benefit residents of impoverished countries.