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Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘The Work of the Dead’

Author: Kristian Olsen

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame has awarded the 2018 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Thomas W. Laqueur for his book “The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains,” published by Princeton University Press.

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Notre Dame to lead $26 million multi-university research center developing next-generation computing technologies

Author: Jessica Sieff

A new center led by Notre Dame will focus on conducting research that aims to increase the performance, efficiency and capabilities of future computing systems for both commercial and defense applications.

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Notre Dame researcher named to top 10 list of genomics and proteomics researchers

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame, has been named to The Analytical Scientist’s 2017 Power List for his contributions to genomics research. He has been listed among the top 10 omics explorers, or scientists in the field of biology who study genes, proteins and much more.

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ND Energy associate director honored as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Subhash L. Shinde, associate director of Notre Dame’s Center for Sustainable Energy (ND Energy), has been named to the National Academy of Inventors’ 2017 Class of Fellows. The fellowship is considered “the highest professional accolade bestowed to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society.”

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Success in community college aided by comprehensive case management, study finds

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

Community colleges provide a path out of poverty for many low-income students. However, far too many never graduate. Nationally, fewer than 40 percent of community college students obtain a degree within six years. New research from Notre Dame shows that a comprehensive case management program that also addresses day-to-day obstacles can effectively tackle this completion crisis.

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Political scientist wins NEH fellowship, continuing Notre Dame’s record success

Author: Carrie Gates

Notre Dame political scientist Susan Collins has been awarded a 2018 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities, extending the University’s record success with the NEH. Since 1999, faculty in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters have won a total of 62 NEH fellowships—more than any other university in the country.

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