With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The 16th episode of the show’s third season, “On the Smithsonian and Sneaking in the Sidedoor,” was released Thursday, April 2, and features Lizzie Peabody and Justin O’Neill, the host and producer, respectively, of Sidedoor, a podcast from the Smithsonian Institution.
The donated equipment, representing excess and available items from labs that are now in temporary hibernation because of the coronavirus, includes thousands of gloves, face masks, face shields, isolation gowns, hoods/paper head covers and bodysuits.
Researchers at Notre Dame found that individuals going to bed even 30 minutes later than their usual bedtime presented a significantly higher resting heart rate that lasted into the following day.
Researchers at Notre Dame are using artificial intelligence to develop an early warning system that will identify manipulated images, deepfake videos and disinformation online. The project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sow discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections.
With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The 15th episode of the show’s third season, “On Muhammad Ali and a Knockout Biography,” was released Thursday, Mar. 19, and features Jonathan Eig, the author of five books, including New York Times-bestselling biographies of Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, and most recently, Muhammad Ali.
Marie Lynn Miranda, the former provost of Rice University and a distinguished scholar in the field of children’s environmental health, has been elected the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of the University of Notre Dame by its Board of Trustees. She will succeed Thomas G. Burish, who is stepping down July 1 after 15 years as Notre Dame’s provost.
In the face of the continuing threat of the novel coronavirus, and to mitigate its impact on campus, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced a suspension of all in-person classes on campus.
Notre Dame alumna Ashley Zhou will study medical science at the University of Cambridge this fall as a member of the Gates Cambridge Scholar class of 2020. Zhou is a 2019 Notre Dame graduate who majored in neuroscience and behavior and minored in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Notre Dame is launching a bachelor of arts in computer science major, offering undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain rigorous training in the rapidly advancing areas where computer science intersects with the arts, humanities or social sciences.
Scientists have long ignored half of all mutations in the genetic sequences of our DNA, called synonymous or “silent” mutations, because these mutations were thought to not affect the process by which amino acid sequences lead proteins to fold properly. Now, new research from Notre Dame shows these silent mutations are worth a closer look.