Mark Berends, a Notre Dame professor of sociology who directs the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity in the Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Climate indicators and country risk ratings developed by the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), the world’s leading research index showing which countries are best prepared to deal with climate disruption and other global shifts, will be instrumental in a new partnership whose goal is to develop the Climate Change Risk Management (CCRM) application.
Notre Dame has been selected as a research partner in the two advanced manufacturing institutes named Feb. 25 by President Barack Obama to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both institutes.
In response to the growth of its undergraduate business school, Notre Dame is adopting new admission practices for students interested in enrolling in the Mendoza College of Business. The new policy, which will commence with the fall 2015 first-year class, will cap enrollment at 550 per graduating class.
A presentation by Notre Dame anthropologist Lee Gettler at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) highlighted new research that contributes a number of novel insights into our understanding of the way men’s biology can respond to the demands of parenthood.
As part of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development, a group of collaborators at Notre Dame has received a grant from the U.S. Department of State to train young African leaders in entrepreneurship.
Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at Notre Dame and widely acknowledged founder of the “liberation theology” movement, was in Rome earlier this week, the surprise speaker at a Vatican book launch.
The Notre Dame Haiti Program has established a partnership with Carribex S.A., one of the largest food corporations in Haiti, to distribute the program’s Bon Sel Dayiti, co-fortified salt that will reduce preventable disease in Haiti.
The American Society of Civil Engineers has named Notre Dame’s Joannes J. Westerink the inaugural recipient of the Orville T. Magoon Sustainable Coasts Award.
NanDio, a team of students from Notre Dame, took first place in the 2014 Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge held Feb. 14-15 by the University of Louisville College of Business. The team was honored for its business plan to commercialize an oral cancer detection device for dentists.
Notre Dame announces the acquisition of the Léon Krier Library and Archives. This monumental acquisition will become part of the University’s permanent research collection and serve as the cornerstone for a research center devoted to the study of classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.
Kevin W. Bowyer, the Schubmehl-Prein Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society’s Technical Achievement Award for his “pioneering contributions to the science and engineering of biometrics.”
The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at Notre Dame has awarded the 2014 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Jerrold Seigel for his book “Modernity and Bourgeois Life: Society, Politics, and Culture in England, France, and Germany since 1750,” published by Cambridge University Press (2012).
Adam Cowden, a 2012 graduate of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, has been selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Cowden is one of only 40 students in the United States to receive the prestigious scholarship from an initial field of approximately 800 applicants.
Notre Dame is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.
A new research paper from the labs of Notre Dame researchers Holly Goodson and Mark Alber helps resolve an ongoing debate about the assembly of a subcellular network that plays a critical role in cell function and disease.
On Feb. 6, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., signed an agreement to formalize a relationship with St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, India, that includes study abroad and summer research programs, faculty exchange and research collaboration.
New research led by Notre Dame’s Center for Research on Educational Opportunity points a way forward to improve certain teacher performance evaluation systems.