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Notre Dame engineering team receives NSF I-Corps Award for innovation training

Author: Notre Dame News

A team from Notre Dame has been awarded a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) award to perform a commercialization assessment of a diagnostic technology that resulted from prior NSF-funded research coming out of the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics Initiative.

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Notre Dame astrophysicist discovers planets similar to Earth

Author: Gene Stowe and Marissa Gebhard

Researchers for the first time have identified Earth-sized planets within the habitable zone of a Sun-like star. Images of the star taken by Notre Dame astrophysicist Justin Crepp rule out alternative explanations of the data, confirming that five planets orbit Kepler-62, with two located in the habitable zone.

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Rev. Ronald Nuzzi honored by National Catholic Educational Association

Author: William Schmitt

Rev. Ronald Nuzzi, senior director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program in Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education, has received the C. Albert Koob, OPraem, Merit Award, with which the National Catholic Educational Association honors an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to Catholic education in the United States.

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Fifth annual mechatronic Blue and Gold football game scheduled for April 19

Author: Nina Welding

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Students from Notre Dame, Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW) and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) will gather on the gridiron in Stepan Center on the Notre Dame campus for the fifth annual mechatronic Blue and Gold football game at 7 p.m. April 19.

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Honorable Hao Ping, China’s vice minister for education, leads delegation to Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

China’s Vice Minister for Education Hao Ping visited campus April 9 at the head of an official delegation of Chinese government and educational leaders to sign and celebrate an agreement between Notre Dame and the Ministry of Education’s China Scholarship Council.

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Notre Dame researchers using new technologies to combat invasive species

Author: William G. Gilroy

A new paper by a team of researchers from Notre Dame’s Environmental Change Initiative demonstrates how two cutting-edge technologies can provide a sensitive and real-time solution to screening real-world water samples for invasive species before they get into our country or before they cause significant damage.

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