For students participating in Notre Dame’s Washington Program, the semester studying in our nation’s capital offers opportunities to combine coursework with internships in a range of areas, from Congress and advocacy groups to media and cultural institutions.
Four professors in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters have been awarded American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowships for the 2013-14 academic year.
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.
Hsueh-Chia Chang, Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Notre Dame, has been named recipient of the 1st Source Commercialization Award celebrating research that has made it to the marketplace.
According to a new study from Notre Dame, a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression actually can be “contagious” to others and increase their symptoms of depression six months later.
Charles T. (“Chuck”) Hurley has been named registrar of the University of Notre Dame by Thomas G. Burish, University provost.
Andrew Owens, a graduating senior in Notre Dame's John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, recently became the third Gallivan student in the past four years to win the Brook Baker Collegiate Journalist of the Year Award.
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.
Larissa Fast, assistant professor of conflict resolution at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has co-authored three new research reports documenting and analyzing the dangers facing humanitarian aid staff working in conflict zones around the world.
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.
Concrete objects—such as toys, tiles and blocks—that students can touch and move around, called manipulatives, have been used to teach basic math skills since the 1980s. However, new research from Notre Dame suggests that not all manipulatives are equal.
An American Association for Justice (AAJ) trial team from the Notre Dame Law School took top honors at the 2013 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy National Competition held recently in New Orleans.
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.
Brad Gregory, professor of history and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at Notre Dame, has been selected as the new director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS).
Five distinguished figures in business, civil rights, education, literature and physics will join principal speaker Cardinal Timothy Dolan as honorary degree recipients at Notre Dame’s 168th University Commencement Ceremony May 19 (Sunday).
Notre Dame’s Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO) has been designated an “international research network” by the World Education Research Association.
Peter M. Garnavich, professor of physics at Notre Dame, and Brian Hayden, a physics graduate student, are members of the CANDELS+CLASH Supernova Project that recently discovered a supernova that exploded more than 10 billion years ago.
Judith L. Fox, clinical professor of law at the Notre Dame Law School, is the recipient of the 2013 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award, which is given annually by the University's Center for Social Concerns.
The journal Science recently included a perspective piece by Notre Dame researcher Rob Nerenberg on the microbial reduction of perchlorate. The piece offers comments on a new paper in the journal that changes several paradigms about perchlorate-reducing microorganisms.
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.
Notre Dame researchers have successfully created three-dimensional anatomical models from CT scans using 3-D printing technology, a process that holds promise for medical professionals and their patients.
Catherine Reidy, a Notre Dame senior majoring in psychology with a minor in anthropology, has been awarded a Clarendon Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.
Scientists from Notre Dame, The Nature Conservancy and Central Michigan University have presented their findings of Asian carp DNA throughout the Great Lakes in a study published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
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.
Elliott Visconsi, associate professor of English and concurrent associate professor of law at Notre Dame, has been appointed the University’s inaugural chief academic digital officer by Provost Thomas G. Burish.