Notre Dame has received a five-year, $6.1 million award from the National Science Foundation to support the continuation of the nationwide QuarkNet program, which uses particle physics experiments to inspire students and provide valuable research, training and mentorship opportunities for high school teachers.
Work stress, job satisfaction and health problems due to high stress have more to do with genes than you might think, according to research by Timothy Judge, professor of management at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
When Kathleen Bracke got the call, she dropped the phone out of shock, then picked it up and asked the caller to repeat the news. On the other end was a representative of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA announcing that Bracke had won a 2012 Princess Grace Award.
Researchers Patricia A. Champion and Matthew Champion from Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health have developed a method to directly detect bacterial protein secretion, which could provide new insights into a variety of diseases, including tuberculosis.
The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and Accenture — a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company — are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.
Notre Dame will open a new center for the arts and culture in January in a renovated historic building, bolstering a growing museum district just west of downtown South Bend.
With the start of the 2012–13 academic year, the University was pleased to welcome approximately 75 new members to its faculty.
Two scholars from Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study recently were awarded a $1.58 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation for a three-year program to promote dialogue across academic disciplines.
Despite official government statistics showing a rise in the number of poor in this country, poverty actually has fallen by 12.5 percentage points in the past 40 years, according to a new study by Notre Dame economist James X. Sullivan.
J. Christopher Howk, Nicolas Lehner and Grant Mathews of Notre Dame's Center for Astrophysics have published a paper in the journal Nature titled “Observation of interstellar lithium in the low-metallicity Small Magellanic Cloud.”
Mothers aren’t the only ones who are biologically adapted to respond to children. New research from Notre Dame shows that dads who sleep near their children experience a drop in testosterone.
The structure of a federal program that provides monthly subsidies to promote the adoptions of special needs children in foster care may actually be delaying some adoptions, according to a new study by Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles.
Nuclear physicists at Notre Dame have received a one-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for continuing research and development of the first U.S.-based underground accelerator laboratory, the Dual Ion Accelerator for Nuclear Astrophysics (DIANA).
Adjusting to an unfamiliar program at a university in a foreign country can be stressful for even the most adventurous spirit. But for four Irish exchange students pursuing master’s degrees in engineering, the adjustment to Notre Dame has been seamless.
Notre Dame marketing professor and cultural anthropologist John Sherry has just concluded first-of-its-kind research that shows football tailgate parties build community, nurture tradition, and actually contribute to a college or university brand — at least for the fans.
“The Eucharistic Liturgies: Their Evolution and Interpretation,” by theology professors Paul F. Bradshaw and Maxwell E. Johnson, has recently been published by Liturgical Press of Collegeville, Minn.
Marya Lieberman, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Notre Dame, has collaborated with faculty and students to demonstrate advances in paper analytical devices (PADs) to test for counterfeit drugs.