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New ND-GAIN partnership addresses climate risk in supply chains

Author: Notre Dame News

Climate indicators and country risk ratings developed by the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), the world’s leading research index showing which countries are best prepared to deal with climate disruption and other global shifts, will be instrumental in a new partnership whose goal is to develop the Climate Change Risk Management (CCRM) application.

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Notre Dame a partner in two manufacturing innovation institutes awarded by President Barack Obama

Author: Sue Lister

Notre Dame has been selected as a research partner in the two advanced manufacturing institutes named Feb. 25 by President Barack Obama to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both institutes.

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Notre Dame to adjust admission practices for prospective business undergraduates

Author: Dennis Brown

In response to the growth of its undergraduate business school, Notre Dame is adopting new admission practices for students interested in enrolling in the Mendoza College of Business. The new policy, which will commence with the fall 2015 first-year class, will cap enrollment at 550 per graduating class.

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Anthropologist Lee Gettler discusses fatherhood research at AAAS annual meeting

Author: William G. Gilroy

A presentation by Notre Dame anthropologist Lee Gettler at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) highlighted new research that contributes a number of novel insights into our understanding of the way men’s biology can respond to the demands of parenthood.

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University of Notre Dame acquires Léon Krier Library and Archives

Author: Tara O'Leary

Notre Dame announces the acquisition of the Léon Krier Library and Archives. This monumental acquisition will become part of the University’s permanent research collection and serve as the cornerstone for a research center devoted to the study of classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.

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Kevin Bowyer to receive IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

Author: Nina Welding

Kevin W. Bowyer, the Schubmehl-Prein Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society’s Technical Achievement Award for his “pioneering contributions to the science and engineering of biometrics.”

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Nanovic Institute awards $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize to 'Modernity and Bourgeois Life'

Author: Monica Caro

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at Notre Dame has awarded the 2014 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Jerrold Seigel for his book “Modernity and Bourgeois Life: Society, Politics, and Culture in England, France, and Germany since 1750,” published by Cambridge University Press (2012).

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