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Reuters Names Timothy Beers and Prashant Kamat 2016 Highly Cited Researchers

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.

Bryan Ritchie Appointed Vice President for Innovation at Notre Dame

December 19, 2016

Bryan Ritchie

In this role, Ritchie will lead the University’s new IDEA Center initiative and coordinate the University’s innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

Student Spotlight: Patricia Kay ’17

December 15, 2016 • Categories: Annual Report and ND Energy

Shining a Bright Light in 2016 and Looking Ahead with Clear Vision and Gratitude

Patricia Kay

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.

Notre Dame Finalizes Agreement To Construct hydro facility on St. Joseph River

December 14, 2016

South Bend and Notre Dame

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.