Same-sex marriage, abortion and other cultural conflicts centered on the family have intensified in recent years, particularly among American Catholics. A new book by Mary Ellen Konieczny, assistant professor of sociology at Notre Dame, examines how religion and family life are intertwined and how local parishes shape that intersection.
Ruilan Guo, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named a recipient of a 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Development Research Program award.
The Fulbright Exchange Program, Churchill and Clarendon scholarship programs and other organizations have awarded postgraduate scholarships and fellowships to seven members of Notre Dame’s Class of 2013.
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, will testify today (May 22) before the House Judiciary Committee on “Protecting U.S. Citizens’ Constitutional Rights During the War on Terror.”
Notre Dame’s International Studies office has announced that it will offer three new opportunities for study abroad in South Korea, Spain and Switzerland in spring 2014.
With the help of a group of Notre Dame undergraduate students, children from the Robinson Community Learning Center worked together to publish a book of their stories and artwork.
To ensure that postdoctoral scholars in the early stages of their careers receive necessary resources, training, mentoring and comprehensive professional development support, Notre Dame is forming an Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.
Two members of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees were elected Fellows of the University, three individuals were elected to the Board, and three Board members were elected to emeritus status May 3.
Mothers who have experienced childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences show an unwillingness to talk with their children about the child’s emotional experiences, a new study from Notre Dame shows.
Representatives from Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns won three of the four 2013 Service Engagement Awards given at the Indiana Campus Compact 20th anniversary dinner held recently in Indianapolis.
Notre Dame’s Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values has released Reilly Center Reports, an online collection of essays addressing the ethical, social, legal and policy implications of science and technology.
More than 3,000 students will receive degrees during Notre Dame’s Commencement ceremonies, which will be held on campus May 18 and 19 (Saturday and Sunday).
Notre Dame's OpenCourseWare (OCW) program has received the Landmark Site Award for OpenCourseWare Excellence from the OpenCourseWare Consortium. The award recognizes an OCW site of exemplary quality in its presentation of educational content that has been in existence for more than one year.
Women who engage in “fat talk”—the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies—are less liked by their peers, a new study from Notre Dame finds.
Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, received the Johannes Quasten Medal of Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies from Catholic University’s School of Theology and Religious Studies on May 2.
After nine months of perfecting their business plans, teams competing for nearly $300,000 in cash and prizes put it all on the line April 19 at the Mendoza College of Business. In a close contest among six finalists, Contect—a venture of computer science faculty members Christian Poellabauer and Patrick Flynn—emerged as the winner of the $25,000 McCloskey Business Plan Competition grand prize.
Where you are and what you’re doing increasingly play key roles in how you search the Internet. In fact, your search may just conduct itself. This concept, called “contextual search,” is improving so gradually the changes often go unnoticed, according to Brian Proffitt of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
Notre Dame announced May 2 that it is exploring an innovative approach that would take advantage of the central location of the football stadium to make it a hub for, among other possibilities, a student center, media center and classroom and conference center.
Mallory Meter, a psychology major from Beverly Hills, Mich., has been named valedictorian of the 2013 Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during the University Commencement Ceremony on May 19 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium.
Eighteen Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three faculty have been honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, and Ignacio Sánchez Díaz, president of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen scholarly engagement between their institutions.
Notre Dame is among seven leading academic institutions that will participate beginning this fall in Semester Online, the first education consortium to offer online, for-credit courses from top colleges and universities.