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New scholarship established at Notre Dame in Hank Aaron’s name

Author: Dennis Brown

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.

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Study shows electronic health information exchanges could cut billions in Medicare spending

Author: Shannon Roddel

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.

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Mark Cummings receives lifetime achievement award from American Psychological Association

Author: Carrie Gates

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.

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Father Jenkins emphasizes ‘fruitful tension’ of faith and reason in gathering on past, future of Catholic higher education

Author: Amanda Skofstad

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.

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Notre Dame receives grant from Council of Graduate Schools for Ph.D. career pathways study

Author: Aaron Bell & Nora Kenney

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.

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Statement by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame

Author: Notre Dame News

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. 

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Thibert appointed director of the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Author: Erin Blasko

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.

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