A spring lecture given by Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history at Notre Dame, will be televised on C-SPAN 3 at 8 p.m. and midnight EDT Saturday, June 24. The taping is part of C-SPAN’s Lectures in History series and will be available for viewing online and as a podcast in the week after the lecture airs.
Although working-age adult refugees who enter the United States often initially rely on public assistance programs, a study by researchers at Notre Dame indicates that the long-term economic benefit of admitting refugees outweighs the initial costs.
Scientists at Notre Dame have found that exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research published in the journal Parasites and Vectors.
Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology at Notre Dame, will address the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the theology of migration during the bishops’ annual Spring General Assembly in Indianapolis.
Notre Dame will welcome 25 emerging African leaders to campus beginning June 16 for a six-week business and entrepreneurship institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Richard G. Jones, an associate editor at The New York Times and a veteran journalism educator, is joining Notre Dame this fall as the Annenberg Director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy in the Department of American Studies.
A newly discovered planet almost three times the size of Jupiter is fascinating scientists with a unique orbit, atmospheric features and a daytime temperature hotter than most stars. The research team, which includes Justin R. Crepp, Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics at Notre Dame, published their discovery in the journal Nature.
A team of close to 50 scientists, students and technical staff—including Harindra Fernando, Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Professor of Engineering at Notre Dame—is bringing an unprecedented assembly of equipment to Vale do Cobrão, a valley in eastern Portugal. Researchers at the valley are collecting data on multiple aspects of wind flow patterns shaped by meteorological forcing on intricate terrain through carefully planned field observations.
The Keough School of Global Affairs will welcome 38 Master of Global Affairs students to Notre Dame in August. The inaugural class includes students from Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Iran, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, the Philippines, Tajikistan, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Ukraine, the United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.
Dick Notebaert—chairman emeritus of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications—told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during their May 20 Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.