A team from the Higher Learning Commission will be on campus Monday, Mar. 31, through Wednesday, Apr. 2, as part of the University accreditation process that takes place every 10 years.
Italian architect Pier Carlo Bontempi will receive the 2014 Richard H. Driehaus Prize from the University of Notre Dame at a ceremony to be held on March 29 (Saturday) at the John B. Murphy Memorial Auditorium in Chicago.
Ruan Yisan, historic preservationist and professor of architecture at Tongji University, will receive the School of Architecture’s 2014 Henry Hope Reed Award on March 29 (Saturday) in Chicago in conjunction with the Richard H. Driehaus Prize ceremony.
Notre Dame junior Nicole Sganga will be going on assignment with Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Nick Kristof this summer, The New York Times announced Sunday (March 16). Sganga is the winner of Kristof’s annual “Win A Trip with Nick” contest.
A new report published by Notre Dame’s Catholic Social and Pastoral Research Initiative (CSPRI) indicates that American Catholics hold “distinctively optimistic views regarding human nature.”
The Notre Dame MBA program at the Mendoza College of Business ranks No. 6 for “potential to network” among top global business schools, according to The Economist’s “Which MBA?” survey. The Notre Dame MBA program also earned a ranking of No. 3 among top U.S. schools for “extent/helpfulness of the alumni network” based on student ratings.
The Notre Dame MBA at the Mendoza College of Business ranked No. 23 among top U.S. business schools on the just-released U.S. News & World Report’s “2015 Best Graduate Schools” survey, rising four spots from the program’s 2013 ranking.
Notre Dame biologists Nicole Achee and Neil Lobo are leaders of an international $23 million research grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Their five-year project will generate the data required to show the effectiveness of a new paradigm in mosquito control: spatial repellency.
The William K. Warren Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., has made a $3.5 million gift to Notre Dame that, combined with a previous gift valued at $6.5 million, will endow the creation of The Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development in the College of Science.
A team of Notre Dame researchers led by Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health.
On March 3, Notre Dame released a new strategic plan that provides focus, transparency and accountability for its activities for the next 10 years. The plan builds on the five goals Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., outlined in 2005, his inaugural year as president.