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Mendoza College of Business to launch two additional one-year graduate degree programs

Author: Carol Elliott

The Mendoza College of Business is launching two new one-year graduate degree programs in January 2015. The Master of Science in Business Analytics and the Master of Science in Finance, both designed for working professionals, will be offered at Notre Dame’s Chicago campus at 224 S. Michigan Ave.

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New Notre Dame first-year courses to include focus on wellness, cultural competency, academics, discernment

Author: Dennis Brown

On the recommendation of the Academic Council, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of Notre Dame, has approved two one-credit courses for first-year students that include components that focus on physical and mental wellness, spirituality, cultural competency, academic success and discernment.

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Nitesh Chawla receives 2014 Ganey Award

Author: John Guimond

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Nitesh Chawla, Frank Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and director of the University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications, is the recipient of the 2014 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award, which is given annually by the Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns.

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Rome symposium, exhibit to highlight the digital future of world heritage

Author: William G. Gilroy

Groundbreaking methods of documentation and interpretation of World Heritage Sites by the School of Architecture's DHARMA research team will be the focus of a collaborative symposium, to be held April 2–4 in Rome. Launching in conjunction with the symposium is the first 3-D exhibit on historic preservation in the Roman Forum.

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Peter Woo named recipient of Indiana Campus Compact student community commitment award

Author: John Guimond

Senior Peter Woo, a Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar and a finance and philosophy major with a minor in Chinese, has been named the recipient of the Indiana Campus Compact 2014 Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award. The annual award recognizes the efforts of students from Indiana colleges and universities for the impact they have in their communities and on the citizens of the state.

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Notre Dame scientists develop largest developmental proteomic data set for any animal

Author: Gene Stowe and Marissa Gebhard

Now that the human genome is sequenced, Notre Dame researchers are focusing on the study of the proteome, which is the protein content of an organism, tissue or cell. Bioanalytical chemist Norman Dovichi and molecular biologist Paul Huber have successfully tracked the changing patterns of protein expression during early development of Xenopus laevis, or African clawed frog, embryos.

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