News » Archives » October 2014

Notre Dame, Downtown South Bend collaborate on Jefferson Street bridge ‘ephemeral garden’

Author:

Led by Lucien Steil, associate professor of architecture, Notre Dame students are working with South Bend officials and residents to design an “ephemeral garden” on the Jefferson Street bridge, a temporary oasis of grassy spaces, plants and pavilions that would let visitors relax and enjoy nature and the beauty of the city.

Read More about Notre Dame, Downtown South Bend collaborate on Jefferson Street bridge ‘ephemeral garden’

Junior faculty achieve unprecedented success in nationally competitive awards

Author: William G. Gilroy

The National Science Foundation has recognized eight Notre Dame faculty for their excellence in research with an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award; this represents the University’s best year yet with the CAREER program. Additionally, two faculty members have been awarded Young Investigator Program (YIP) Awards from the Army Research Office.

Read More about Junior faculty achieve unprecedented success in nationally competitive awards

New study identifies potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines

Author: Stephanie Healey

A team of Notre Dame scientists, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Connecticut, have announced the results of a new study on identifying potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines. Their paper was recently published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Read More about New study identifies potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines

Stephen Fallon

Author: Theodore Fox

Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities, Chair of the Department of English

Stephen Fallon

“I’ve spent my entire career at Notre Dame, teaching in the Program of Liberal Studies, which offers an integrated undergraduate ‘Great Books’ curriculum, and in the English department. My students, both undergraduate and graduate, share my interests and push me to develop my thinking.” Read More

Read More about Stephen Fallon

Center for STEM Education launches Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Program

Author: William Schmitt

Excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is critical for the nation’s continued social and economic well-being and security. In order to foster growth in these disciplines, Notre Dame’s Center for STEM Education is launching the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Program.

Read More about Center for STEM Education launches Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Program

Unique community partnership will provide personalized cancer profiling to area residents

Author: William G. Gilroy

A unique partnership initiated by the Harper Cancer Research Institute and consisting of clinical partners from The Medical Foundation (TMF), Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) and Beacon Health System (BHSMH) will provide an individualized “molecular portrait” to SJRMC and BHSMH cancer patients.

Read More about Unique community partnership will provide personalized cancer profiling to area residents

University of Notre Dame acquires Seaside Archives, launches new Seaside Research Portal

Author: Jessica Temple

Affirming its status as the paramount institution for the study of traditional and classical architecture and urbanism, Notre Dame has acquired the Seaside Archives. The collection, secured by the University’s School of Architecture in cooperation with the Hesburgh Libraries and Seaside founder and developer Robert Davis, details the history, planning, design and building of the first New Urbanist development.

Read More about University of Notre Dame acquires Seaside Archives, launches new Seaside Research Portal

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates $35 million gift from McCourtneys for research facility

Author: Dennis Brown

Notre Dame celebrated the generosity of alumnus Ted H. McCourtney and his wife, Tracy, in a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 4 for a world-class research facility to be named in their honor. McCourtney Hall, to be located on the east side of the Notre Dame campus near Hesburgh Library, will be a 220,000-square-foot building underwritten by a $35 million gift from the McCourtneys.

Read More about Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates $35 million gift from McCourtneys for research facility

Notre Dame to establish Keough School of Global Affairs; Scott Appleby appointed founding dean

Author: Dennis Brown

Notre Dame announced Oct.1 the creation of the first new college or school at the University in nearly a century—the Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs. R. Scott Appleby, a scholar of global religion and a member of Notre Dame’s faculty since 1994, will serve as the Marilyn Keough Dean of the school.

Read More about Notre Dame to establish Keough School of Global Affairs; Scott Appleby appointed founding dean

Lee Anna Clark & David Watson

Author: Theodore Fox

Co-Directors of the Center for Advanced Measurement of Personality and Psychopathology

Lee Anna Clark & David Watson

“Notre Dame is great for us from a clinical-research perspective, as our lab is ideally located near a pair of facilities that between them offer both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services. Working in such close proximity to the patient populations we study is invaluable.” Read More

Read More about Lee Anna Clark & David Watson