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Student Spotlight:  Patricia Kay ’17

Student Spotlight: Patricia Kay ’17

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...
Creating a Culture For All Students

Creating a Culture For All Students

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...
Eli Lilly Faculty Fellowship Provides Drug Discovery Experience

Eli Lilly Faculty Fellowship Provides Drug Discovery Experience

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body has an inability to produce enough insulin. In the United States alone, it is estimated that the illness affects nearly 30 million diagnosed and undiagnosed people, and treatment often includes patients...
ND-ECI to Host Virginia Tech Researchers Who Exposed the Flint Water Crisis

ND-ECI to Host Virginia Tech Researchers Who Exposed the Flint Water Crisis

Interested in how citizen science, laboratory experimentation, investigative reporting and social media helped a team of Virginia Tech researchers uncover lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan? Dr. Kelsey Pieper, postdoctoral researcher, and Siddhartha Roy, doctoral student, both members of Virginia Tech’s nationally renowned Flint research...
Solar Power Use Could Benefit Homeowners

Solar Power Use Could Benefit Homeowners

As oil-producing nation's jockey for market share with on-again, off-again agreements to cap production, experts say the only clear thing could be uncertainty. That uncertainty begins with crude oil prices, which some expected a month ago to rise to levels...
Applications Now Open for the Naughton Fellowships

Applications Now Open for the Naughton Fellowships

The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional Ph.D., masters, or undergraduate students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in...

Aprahamian to co-chair U.S. Electron Ion Collider Facility Study

Ani Aprahamian, Freimann Professor of Physics, has been named co-chair of a committee with the National Academy of Science on a U.S. Electron Ion Collider Facility.  The committee will assess the scientific justification of a U.S. facility taking current international...

Energy Week 2016: An Overview

It was an electrifying week, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Notre Dame Energy Week, seeing the intense thoughts circulating in the minds of the audience members and participants. Grabbing the attention of mostly students, events also drew faculty, staff, and...

Back to the Future: An Historical Overview of Energy Week

Remembering back to October 2007 and the first-ever Notre Dame Energy Week triggers thoughtful reflection of the many events that were held over the last decade to raise awareness of major energy issues. These events provided meaning and purpose to...

Panel discussion to focus on university-city partnerships

A panel discussion focusing on the importance of universities and cities working together to help solve pressing problems will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 29) at the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall. The event is free and...

Annual research funding at Notre Dame tops $128 million

Notre Dame has received $128 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016—the second highest in its history. In fiscal year 2015, the University’s research funding was its highest of all time, reaching $133 million.

Notre Dame researchers find transition point in semiconductor nanomaterials

Collaborative research at the University of Notre Dame has demonstrated that electronic interactions play a significant role in the dimensional crossover of semiconductor nanomaterials. The laboratory of Masaru Kuno, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and the condensed matter theory group...

Nanoparticles with a Big Environmental Impact

Consider that a human hair is anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 nanometers in size. A plasmonic nanoparticle, which is a nanoparticle made of noble metals like gold and silver, at their largest are just 100 nanometers, but pack a big...