Led by Lucien Steil, associate professor of architecture, Notre Dame students are working with South Bend officials and residents to design an “ephemeral garden” on the Jefferson Street bridge, a temporary oasis of grassy spaces, plants and pavilions that would let visitors relax and enjoy nature and the beauty of the city.
The National Science Foundation has recognized eight Notre Dame faculty for their excellence in research with an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award; this represents the University’s best year yet with the CAREER program. Additionally, two faculty members have been awarded Young Investigator Program (YIP) Awards from the Army Research Office.
A team of Notre Dame scientists, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Connecticut, have announced the results of a new study on identifying potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines. Their paper was recently published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
The Boler and Parseghian families, both with longtime ties to Notre Dame, have made gifts totaling $10 million to endow the University’s Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases.
Career services at Notre Dame offer a holistic approach to helping students find their calling through a number of resources and experiences. These services and programs are about to be significantly enhanced as a result of the Campus Crossroads project.
The notorious activities of the Ku Klux Klan nearly a half-century ago continue to exert an influence on contemporary American politics, according to Rory McVeigh, professor and chair of sociology at Notre Dame.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Oct. 15 for two multitenant office buildings at South Bend’s Ignition Park, which will include space for Notre Dame’s new Turbomachinery Facility.
For most religious believers, it is an article of faith that it is more blessed to give than to receive. For at least two Notre Dame sociologists, it is an article of fact as well.
This fall, Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and College of Science began offering a collaborative major in neuroscience and behavior, which includes both bachelor of arts and bachelor of science tracks.
Excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is critical for the nation’s continued social and economic well-being and security. In order to foster growth in these disciplines, Notre Dame’s Center for STEM Education is launching the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Program.
A new study by researchers from Notre Dame and Tsinghua University offers great potential for understanding the social principles that underpin the highly connected world, from individuals to groups to societies.
Grant Ramsey’s laboratory in the Department of Philosophy has produced a Big Data search-and-analysis tool to explore questions of definition, revolution and trending in science. The application, evoText, already has access to a half-million articles, and pending agreements will add millions more.
Affirming its status as the paramount institution for the study of traditional and classical architecture and urbanism, Notre Dame has acquired the Seaside Archives. The collection, secured by the University’s School of Architecture in cooperation with the Hesburgh Libraries and Seaside founder and developer Robert Davis, details the history, planning, design and building of the first New Urbanist development.
A unique partnership initiated by the Harper Cancer Research Institute and consisting of clinical partners from The Medical Foundation (TMF), Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) and Beacon Health System (BHSMH) will provide an individualized “molecular portrait” to SJRMC and BHSMH cancer patients.
Notre Dame announced Oct.1 the creation of the first new college or school at the University in nearly a century—the Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs. R. Scott Appleby, a scholar of global religion and a member of Notre Dame’s faculty since 1994, will serve as the Marilyn Keough Dean of the school.
Notre Dame celebrated the generosity of alumnus Ted H. McCourtney and his wife, Tracy, in a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 4 for a world-class research facility to be named in their honor. McCourtney Hall, to be located on the east side of the Notre Dame campus near Hesburgh Library, will be a 220,000-square-foot building underwritten by a $35 million gift from the McCourtneys.