Women are most likely to experience violence from their intimate partners when they are young—and when they are pregnant. Exposure to violence during that critical time is associated with a variety of negative outcomes for both mother and infant, and there is a lack of effective, evidence-based interventions to support them. Laura Miller-Graff, an assistant professor of psychology and peace studies at Notre Dame, is working to change that.
With funding from the American Heart Association, Notre Dame researchers will use biomaterials and stem cells to regenerate lymphatic vessels and study their potential for therapeutic applications.
The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association has launched ThinkND, an online learning community open to Notre Dame alumni, friends and the public, that seeks to inspire minds and spark conversations. ThinkND features free videos, podcasts, articles and courses delivered by Notre Dame faculty and experts and curated by the Alumni Association in one convenient location.
The Voice of the Patient report, presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, biopharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders, amplifies the voices of families and patients living with Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC)—voices not always heard in the therapy development process.
Research led by William Evans, co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at Notre Dame, confirms that for every HUD-VASH voucher distributed, one fewer veteran is living on the streets.
A team of engineers and astrophysicists has installed the front-end module of a new instrument named iLocater at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in the Pinaleño Mountains of southeast Arizona. When fully completed, the instrument will be a first-of-its-kind high-resolution spectrometer capable of detecting Earth-like planets within habitable zones of nearby stars.
Two years ago, Notre Dame Law Professor Roger Alford was called upon to serve in a leadership role in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. This fall, he returns to teaching at the Law School, where his DOJ experience will benefit students and provide fodder for new research and scholarship.
With a grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue University have formed a new center that will work to solve ongoing and emerging industry-relevant challenges in measurement science.
A select group of expert panelists will launch the 2019-20 Notre Dame Forum, “‘Rebuild My Church’: Crisis and Response,” with a discussion on “The Church Crisis: Where Are We Now?” on Sept. 25 (Wednesday) at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Two Notre Dame seniors will premiere a new song celebrating the spirit of the Fighting Irish at 2:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 13) at the Eck Visitors Center.