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Biologist David Lodge appointed to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board

Author: William G. Gilroy

David Lodge, Ludmilla F. and Stephen J. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences at Notre Dame and a world-renowned expert on invasive species, has accepted a nomination to join the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Science Advisory Board.

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Notre Dame mechanical engineer Gretar Tryggvason named AAAS Fellow

Author: William G. Gilroy

Gretar Tryggvason, Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and department chair at Notre Dame, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of his efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.

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Notre Dame geologists’ discovery should cause earth scientists to rethink chemical makeup of Earth’s mantle

Author: William G. Gilroy

A new discovery by researchers from Notre Dame’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences could change prevailing assumptions about the chemical makeup of the Earth’s mantle.

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Wireless Institute workshop sows the seeds for cooperative research program with industry

Author: William G. Gilroy

A recent workshop hosted by Notre Dame’s Wireless Institute brought leading wireless companies to campus to review the institute’s current research projects, identify grand challenges and potential collaborations, and lay the groundwork for a future Industry/University Cooperative Research Center at Notre Dame.

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Design professor, students create campaign to help South Africans with HIV 'live positively'

Author: Carrie Gates

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The prevalence of HIV and AIDS in South Africa is an issue that continues to define the country and its citizens. In the spring, Associate Professor Robert Sedlack traveled with a team of 11 students to Johannesburg to gain firsthand perspective on the problem and collaborate with community organizations.

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