January 27, 2017 • Categories: ND Energy
January is National Mentoring Month, and according to mentoring.org, quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a young person to personal growth and development and social and economic opportunity, and empowers them to make smart choices and better life decisions. Mentoring has led to many of our youths increasing their participation in leadership positions, community volunteerism, and becoming mentors themselves.…
Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory to partner with Doosan Heavy Industries on $2.5 million compressor test agreement
January 24, 2017
The compressor test will study aerodynamic phenomena that even the most powerful computers cannot simulate.
January 19, 2017
The annual speaker series explores issues, ideas and trends likely to affect business and society over the next decade.
January 18, 2017
Tengfei Luo has been named to the 2016 Class of DuPont Young Professors, one of only eight young faculty to receive the honor this year.
January 12, 2017
The annual ND-GAIN Country Index ranks 181 countries on vulnerability to extreme climate events such as droughts, superstorms and other natural disasters as well as readiness to successfully implement adaptation solutions. The top five countries showing the biggest amount of improvement in preparedness over the last year were Ghana, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
December 20, 2016
Thomson Reuters has named Timothy Beers, the University of Notre Dame Chair of Astrophysics, and Prashant Kamat, the Rev. John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Professor of Science, to its 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list. After Reuters analyzed Essential Science Indicators that included 128,887 highly cited papers ranked in the top 1 percent by total citations, the work of Beers and Kamat stood out as being among the most valuable and significant in their fields.
December 19, 2016
In this role, Ritchie will lead the University’s new IDEA Center initiative and coordinate the University’s innovation and entrepreneurship programs.
Shining a Bright Light in 2016 and Looking Ahead with Clear Vision and Gratitude
As another year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to give thanks for the many blessings we have at the University of Notre Dame. Our esteemed faculty, talented staff, and exceptionally bright students give us reason to be grateful and proud to be a member of the Notre Dame family. It is through faculty and staff efforts that our students may prosper and excel, so that upon graduation, they are ready to meet the world with all of its challenges and opportunities to succeed. ND Energy is privileged to be a part of this exciting time in our students’ lives and equally delighted to share the following story of one of the many outstanding students at Notre Dame. We hope you enjoy reading it.
December 14, 2016
The University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Board of Parks have reached an agreement on a 50-year lease that gives the University rights to construct and operate a hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The agreement was approved Monday (Dec. 12) by the park board’s commissioners.
Notre Dame dual degree programs open doors for women and minorities in engineering
DIVERSITY ON CAMPUS REQUIRES more than a diverse student body, and the University of Notre Dame is excelling at encouraging diversity by supporting students and faculty with everything they need to succeed.