Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97.
Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2015 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Christopher Clark for his book “The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914,” published by Harper.
Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a “node” in network theory, measures its relative importance within a network. In a recent paper published in Scientific Reports, a Nature publication, Notre Dame researchers study the problem of dynamics and evolution of a node’s centrality.
Daniel J. Myers, vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs at Notre Dame, has been appointed the next provost at Marquette University. Myers will begin his new role on July 1.
Twelve Notre Dame researchers, students from the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Letters, have been selected by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) brand-new Research and Innovation Fellowship Program.
A team of researchers led by Notre Dame’s Shahriar Mobashery and Mayland Chang has discovered a promising new antibiotic, a vital weapon against disease as pathogens evolve to develop resistance to long-used drugs.
Many mothers can relate to the experience of having hundreds of pictures of their first-born child, but far fewer of their younger children. A new study by Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles finds that those younger children often get less attention in other ways as well.
Notre Dame and the Hesburgh Libraries announce the launch of CurateND, a multifaceted research repository and portal designed to manage and preserve Notre Dame research and associated data so that it can be globally discovered, accessed and shared.