A new study by Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences at Notre Dame, and researchers from Western University found that mild winters, such as the one many of us just experienced, can be taxing for some butterfly or possibly other species.
Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is now a full member of the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) Consortium, led by Indiana University. The Consortium works in collaboration with Moi University School of Medicine and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret, Kenya, to help build the care, education and research capacity of these institutions.
Surprisingly soon after it was published in England in 1869, John Stuart Mill’s essay on women’s rights, “Subjection of Women,” was embraced by intellectuals around the world, according to Notre Dame political theorist Eileen Hunt Botting.
Jean Porter, The Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ten distinguished figures in business, education, engineering, law, mathematics, media, medicine and the Catholic Church will join principal speaker Haley Scott DeMaria as honorary degree recipients at Notre Dame’s 167th Commencement Ceremony May 20 (Sunday).
A signature work of the Bard just became more accessible thanks to a new iPad app developed by Elliott Visconsi, associate professor of English at Notre Dame, and Bryn Mawr College colleague Professor Katherine Rowe.
During the Renaissance period, it was common for architects also to be painters—a natural integration of two sets of skills, both of which create an experience with space. But David Mayernik, associate professor of architecture, is among just a handful of contemporary architects who also apply their artistic talents to the theater.
Rev. Paul V. Kollman, C.S.C., associate professor of theology, has been appointed executive director of the University’s Center for Social Concerns, effective July 1.
James Schmiedeler, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, is the recipient of the 2012 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-based Research Award, which is given annually by Notre Dame's Center for Social Concerns. Schmiedeler has an extensive record of research and scholarship in several fields, including robotic-assisted rehabilitation and the dynamics of bipedal walking motion.
An Indiana Jones-style expedition might be one way to locate 5,000-year-old Early Bronze Age artifacts like those Notre Dame's Meredith S. Chesson studies. On eBay and similar auction sites, however, Chesson says Web surfers can all-too-easily find these artifacts using search terms such as “Early Bronze Age pots” and “holy land.”
Researchers from Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health have developed a “gene chip” to contribute to the identification of malaria drug resistance, an effort that will allow for real-time response in modified treatment strategies for this devastating disease.
The University of Notre Dame Robotic Football Team will host the Polar Bears of Ohio Northern University in the first-ever intercollegiate mechatronic football game on April 20 (Friday) at 7 p.m. in Notre Dame’s Stepan Center.
A new paper by researchers from Notre Dame, the University of Wyoming and the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands assigns a dollar figure to the cost to the Great Lakes from invasive species that originate in the ballast water of ocean-going vessels.
Using LEED-certified buildings increases revenue generated by bank branches even when they offer the same products and services, according to a new study co-authored by Notre Dame management professors Edward Conlon and Ante Glavas.