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Digital Media Center: Cutting-edge technology, traditional University values

Author: Notre Dame News

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At Notre Dame’s core is an aspiration to become a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic mission and an unsurpassed undergraduate education. Those values will find expression in the new Digital Media Center, a component of the Campus Crossroads project.

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Anthropology: An Audacious Plan

Author: Brendan O'Shaughnessy

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A wide dispersal of facilities across the campus has inhibited efforts to further build the Department of Anthropology, which is one of the most popular undergraduate majors in the College of Arts and Letters and has recently launched a doctoral program. However, the East building of the Campus Crossroads project will change all that, providing classrooms, offices, laboratories and a student lounge for the Departments of Anthropology and Psychology.

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Psychology looks toward new Crossroads facility

Author: Brendan O'Shaughnessy

The Notre Dame Department of Psychology turns 50 next year, and its growth will soon generate a significant reward—a new building attached to Notre Dame Stadium to call its home. The East building of the Campus Crossroads project will provide classrooms, offices, laboratories and a student lounge for the Departments of Psychology and Anthropology.

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Notre Dame study shows that in baboons, as well as humans, social relationships matter

Author: William G. Gilroy

Both scientific research and our own personal experiences have revealed that the strength and quality of people’s social relationships can affect their health and lifespan. Now a new collaborative study by researchers at Notre Dame, Duke University and Princeton University has discovered that social interconnectedness also matters for survival in wild female baboons. And the findings may be applicable to other social mammals, as well.

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Father Gutierrez to receive 2014 Gittler Prize

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, will receive the 2014 Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize from Brandeis University. Established in 2007, the Gittler Prize is annually awarded to a person whose body of published work reflects scholarly excellence and makes a lasting contribution to racial, ethnic or religious relations.

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Notre Dame physicist receives $4.3 million NSF award for work at CERN

Author: William G. Gilroy

Professor Mitchell Wayne of the High Energy Physics group has received a $4.3 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support work on the Phase I upgrade of the Compact Muon Solenoid detector at the Large Hadron Collider, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland.

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Crepp joins NASA’s TESS science team

Author: Marissa Gebhard

NASA has named Notre Dame astrophysicist Justin Crepp as a member of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) science team. A space mission coordinated through MIT, Harvard, and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, TESS will discover thousands of exoplanets in orbit around the brightest stars in the sky.

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Jay Tidmarsh

Author: Theodore Fox

Professor of Law

Jay Tidmarsh

“My teaching and scholarship focus on the ways that judges and lawyers can improve our system of civil justice, especially in mass disputes, while remaining faithful to the millennium-old legal tradition of which we are the present caretakers. Notre Dame has been a wonderful place to engage in this inquiry.” Read More

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