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Emily Tsui Receives NSF CAREER Award

Emily Tsui Receives NSF CAREER Award

Emily Tsui, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has been selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. This award is the NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty members and is...
Land deals meant to improve food security may have hurt

Land deals meant to improve food security may have hurt

Large-scale land acquisitions by foreign investors, intended to improve global food security, had little to no benefit, increasing crop production in some areas while simultaneously threatening local food security in others, according to researchers who studied their effects.
Untangling the potential of frequency-modulated combs

Untangling the potential of frequency-modulated combs

A frequency comb is a laser with a twist that emits many uniformly spaced optical wavelengths. The regularity of the spacing between lines — the comb’s teeth — serves as a ruler for measuring light frequencies. David Burghoff,…
Sustainability Career Series Opens Virtual Doors for Students

Sustainability Career Series Opens Virtual Doors for Students

With a record number of students enrolled in the Sustainability Minor and an increasing interest in careers incorporating sustainability, there was no question of canceling this semester's Environmental Career Trek. In light of the pandemic, the Sustainability Minor partnered with...
I am ND: Meet Jon Camden

I am ND: Meet Jon Camden

Jon Camden first found his home at Notre Dame 25 years ago when he declared a chemistry major and signed up to take a credit course on playing the organ. The music study led to marching band, liturgical choir and...