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Author Gwyneth Cravens to lecture on nuclear energy on Oct. 6

Gwyneth Cravens, an American author and journalist who is best known for her writings on nuclear power as a safe and reliable alternative energy source and as an essential preventive of global warming, will present a lecture titled “Can We...

Faculty experts comment on Pope's visit to the United States

Joseph Kaboski, professor of economics; Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism; and Richard W. Garnett, professor of law, reflect on what Pope Francis’ visit and Junipero Serra’s canonization mean to the...

Notre Dame goal: No coal

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, announced Monday (Sept. 21) that the University will cease burning coal entirely within five years, and cut its carbon footprint by more than half by 2030. “In recognition...

ND-LEEF Science Sunday event to take place Sept. 20

The Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF), a unique environmental research collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and St. Patrick’s County Park, will host its third annual public Science Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 20)....

Record highs for Notre Dame research funding

The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year.

Introducing Mary Galvin, dean of the College of Science

Watch video Mary Galvin, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, sat down for a brief question-and-answer session about her experience, her passion for scientific research and her new role at the University of Notre Dame....

Notre Dame Engineering Faculty Named Winners of Zollman Award

Yahya Kurama, professor and associate chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, and Brian Smith, assistant teaching professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, have been named recipients of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s…...

Junior faculty receive prestigious NSF Early Career Awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named four University of Notre Dame junior faculty members winners of the Early Career Development Award (CAREER). Three recent additions to the Notre Dame faculty also received CAREER Awards while at their previous institutions....