A new study from researchers at Notre Dame and the University of Central Florida shows that programs aimed at reducing early-term elective births have been successful, reducing the number of health complications in mothers and babies.
Members of the Notre Dame family have made a generous gift to the University to establish the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Scholarship as part of the Fighting Irish Initiative for student aid. Named in honor of the baseball icon who overcame racism and bigotry throughout his career, the scholarship will be awarded to under-represented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students at the University.
Strengthened in faith and resolve from her experience in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at Notre Dame, Winifred Otokhina is ready to continue her crusade for sickle cell disease care and awareness back home in Nigeria.
Jeff Harden, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science, has won the American Political Science Association’s Virginia Gray Award for the best book on U.S. state politics or policy published in the preceding three calendar years.
Notre Dame has announced new strategies for strengthening undergraduate residence hall communities, including incentives for seniors to live on campus and a requirement that first-year, sophomore and junior students live on campus for six semesters.
Research by Idris Adjerid and Corey Angst, IT professors in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, and Julia Adler-Milstein of the University of California San Francisco shows that when Health Information Exchanges appear in regional markets, there are massive cost savings.
Therese Cory, the John and Jean Oesterle College Chair and associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Philosophy, has been awarded a Philip L. Quinn Fellowship by the National Humanities Center, a private institute of advanced study in North Carolina.
The following letter was sent from University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in response to the senator’s line of questioning of Notre Dame faculty member Amy Barrett during a confirmation hearing on September 6, 2017.
Notre Dame’s Mark Cummings recently won the 2017 Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology from the American Psychological Association’s developmental psychology section. The honor recognizes his work in the science of developmental psychology and his efforts to apply it to society.
In his opening remarks for “Land O’Lakes and Its Legacy” on Sept. 5, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., suggested that among the essential activities of a university is to engage in discussion and debate about what its proper activities are.
The Graduate School at Notre Dame has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the Council of Graduate Schools for participation in the Ph.D. Career Pathways Project, a pilot study that will track the career paths of Ph.D. alumni in STEM and the humanities over a three-year period.
A decision to discontinue DACA would be foolish, cruel and un-American. Foolish because it drives away talented people the country needs; cruel because it abandons people who have done nothing wrong and have known life only in the United States; and un-American because we have always welcomed immigrants to our land of opportunity.
Jeffrey Thibert has been appointed the Paul and Maureen Stefanick Director of the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement, or CUSE, at Notre Dame. A concurrent assistant professional specialist in the College of Arts & Letters, Thibert had served as acting director of the center since January.
St. Patrick Catholic School in Largo, Florida, is the newest member of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Notre Dame ACE Academies.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a new $3.5 million grant to Notre Dame’s William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families in support of a project for families that include a child with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Research by Notre Dame’s Brittany Solomon found that, regardless of how people personally view another person, they also are aware of how that person sees themselves, as well as how they are generally perceived by others.
Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, in collaboration with the Office of the President, will host four Catholic university presidents on Sept. 5 for a lecture and panel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the drafting and signing of the Land O’Lakes Statement.
Notre Dame faculty and students are encouraged to incorporate the theme of the Notre Dame Forum—“Going Global: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization”—in courses, speaker invitations, panel presentations and other events throughout the 2017-18 academic year.
Notre Dame will premiere “Sorin: A Notre Dame Story,” a one-person play about the life and work of the University’s founder, Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., on Aug. 30 in the Patricia George Decio Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The production celebrates the 175th anniversary of the University through the collaborative creative work of four notable Notre Dame alumni.
Notre Dame’s nanotechnology research efforts date back to the 1980s. In the three decades since, research at the University’s Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) has grown and evolved in a forward-thinking and distinctive way.
To preserve and share the history of political upheaval that ultimately changed the Latin American Catholic Church, Notre Dame researchers are collecting documentation to develop a digital library of the events that took place over more than 60 years.
A New York Times best-selling author. A Paralympic athlete. A national debate champion in India. The founder of a nonprofit that teaches Latin to inner-city students. These are just a few of the 2,052 students who comprise Notre Dame’s Class of 2021, an intellectually and globally diverse group and the first to feature more than 1,000 women.
Chemical engineers at Notre Dame have discovered a catalytic process that could help curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog. The resulting study, published in the journal Science, is the culmination of a decade of collaborative research by Notre Dame, Purdue University and Cummins Inc.
The Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs, Notre Dame’s first new school in nearly a century, has opened its doors to Notre Dame and the world. Housed in the newly completed Jenkins Hall, the Keough School now enrolls 38 students in its new master of global affairs program.
The largest construction project in the 175-year history of the University of Notre Dame – an 800,000-square-foot integration of world-class space for teaching, research, performances, faith, multimedia, student life and athletics – is nearing completion, with several components now open or opening over the next two weeks and most of the other facilities ready for occupancy in January.
Together with faculty from Wesleyan University and Fordham University, Meghan Sullivan, a professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, has won a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support a two-week NEH Summer Institute on teaching philosophy as a way of life.
JoAnn DellaNeva, professor of Romance languages and literatures at Notre Dame, has been appointed academic director of the University’s London Global Gateway. During her two-year term, DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight of the Gateway, including the London undergraduate program and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in London and beyond.
Notre Dame is hosting its 12th annual summer orientation for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education, on campus Aug. 5-9. This year, 69 teaching assistants from 32 countries will attend a series of workshops designed to enhance their teaching in the United States.
Heather Hyde Minor, professor of art history at Notre Dame, has been appointed academic director of the University’s Rome Global Gateway. During her two-year term, Hyde Minor will hold full academic oversight of the Gateway, including the Rome undergraduate program and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in Rome and beyond.
Richard E. Taylor, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named interim director of Notre Dame California. He succeeds Patrick J. Flynn, Duda Family Professor of Engineering, who served as interim director from July 2016 through June of this year.