The Institute for International Education ranked Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities in terms of the percentage of students who study abroad at some point during their undergraduate careers. The University moved up from No. 4 in last year’s ranking.
Nearly one year after the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC signed a historic peace accord, the fulfillment of nearly half its commitments is underway, according to a report issued Nov. 16 by Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
Idris Adjerid, an assistant professor in the Department of IT, Analytics, and Operations at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, recently was recognized with the “Young Researcher” award during the annual Conference on Health IT and Analytics.
Businesses that have attracted lots of positive media coverage and are also affiliated with high-status venture capitalists or underwriters may seem like poster children for corporate success. But new research from Notre Dame shows this kind of attention may be too much of a good thing.
Long recognized as a leader in training students preparing for military careers and as a partner to the United States military, Notre Dame has strengthened its commitment to those who have served our country by establishing its new Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Notre Dame TEDxUND 2018 organizers are accepting speaker applications for the event, which will take place on April 28, 2018.
Notre Dame will lead a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Actinide Center of Excellence to conduct research in actinide and nuclear chemistry. The NNSA’s Stewardship Sciences Academic Alliance program will provide $12.5 million for the center, which is tasked with prioritizing research that is important for Stockpile Stewardship—the certification that the nation’s nuclear weapons are secure and operational.
As island nations assume a lead role in the 23rd annual Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 6-17, the latest data released by the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) shows that small island states face increasing challenges to address the impact of climate change.
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of Notre Dame, delivered his annual address to the faculty on November 7. Unlike previous years, he spoke at a meeting of the Faculty Senate.
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at Notre Dame’s 173rd commencement ceremony May 20. Moro is a federal judge in the southern city of Curitiba who has gained international recognition and commendation in recent years for his sentencing of powerful Brazilian politicians and business leaders on corruption charges.
Notre Dame alumnus John A. “Jack” Kelly and his wife, Gail E. Weiss, have made a $1 million gift to his alma mater to support initiatives within the University’s Notre Dame International Security Center and the Office of the President.
The U.S. Senate voted Oct. 31 to confirm Notre Dame Law Professor Amy Coney Barrett as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Researchers at Notre Dame are among a multidisciplinary group of engineers and scientists who are creating a virtual laboratory to study the dynamics of online interactions.
Professor of Architecture
At every home football game, the provost will recognize a different member of the 2017 Notre Dame All-Faculty Team. The honoree for the Nov. 4 game vs. Wake Forest was Philip Bess from the School of Architecture.
Brad S. Gregory, the Dorothy G. Griffin Professor of Early Modern European History at Notre Dame, explains how Martin Luther’s 95 Theses eventually, but unintentionally, led to a world of modern capitalism, polarizing politics and more.
Notre Dame is launching a program to help accomplished individuals discern optimal paths toward personal fulfillment and equip them to further their positive impacts on society in the next phase of their lives. Called the Inspired Leadership Initiative, the one-year program will welcome its inaugural cohort of fellows in mid-2018.
Having a wide range of experience as a “jack-of-all-trades” can sometimes be an asset, but in certain environments this will make it difficult to get a startup business off the ground, according to research from Notre Dame’s Mike Mannor and others.
Mark Golitko, assistant professor of anthropology at Notre Dame, worked with colleagues from the Field Museum in Chicago and institutes in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea to study the Aitape Skull and the area it was found in.
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
At every home football game, the provost will recognize a different member of the 2017 Notre Dame All-Faculty Team. The honoree for the Oct. 28 game vs. N.C. State was Marya Lieberman from the College of Science.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, a 1998 Notre Dame graduate, has won a fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation—commonly known as a “Genius” Grant. Hannah-Jones, who majored in history and African American studies (now Africana studies), is an investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine, covering issues of racial inequality, especially in education.
In August, Kaitlin Rasmussen and Devin Whitten, third-year physics graduate students at Notre Dame, were settling into their observation at the Las Campanas Observatory atop a rocky mountain in Las Campanas, Chile, when they saw something unexpected.
Scientists at Notre Dame are one step closer to unraveling the mystery of how intrinsically disordered proteins work, according to new research published in Science.
Sarah Lum, a fourth-year doctoral student in Notre Dame’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is one of 10 2017 recipients of the high-profile Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM from the National Institute of Justice. Lum’s project involves developing a novel bioanalytical instrument for the forensic analysis of sexual assault evidence.
The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at Notre Dame has received a nearly $350,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health in support of a major research initiative on homelessness prevention.
Aastha Nigam, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Notre Dame, placed second in the graduate division of the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Student Research Competition during the recent Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Florida.
Dean Shepherd, a management and organization professor at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, was identified as the leading scholar in worldwide academic entrepreneurship research in a recent study published in the Journal of Small Business Management.
The Army Research Office (ARO) has recognized two Notre Dame faculty members with Young Investigator Program (YIP) awards for 2017. The ARO YIP awards are among the most prestigious honors awarded by the Army to outstanding researchers beginning their independent careers.
Professor of Law
At every home football game, the provost will recognize a different member of the 2017 Notre Dame All-Faculty Team. The honoree for the Oct. 21 game vs. USC was Mark McKenna from The Law School.
Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of corporate social responsibility that can result in high praise for a chief executive—or get them fired—according to new research from Notre Dame.
Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of Notre Dame, is leading a contingent of University officials on a weeklong visit to China, culminating with the opening of Notre Dame’s Beijing Global Gateway location at the Genesis Beijing complex.