1. Habitat for Humanity, University of Notre Dame partner for 25th year

    Habitat for Humanity is teaming up with the University of Notre Dame to help create more housing in Mishawka.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  2. Hitting the snooze button? You’re far from alone, study shows

    A study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame is painting a clearer picture of our tendency to hit the snooze button — and if you delayed getting out of bed this morning, you’re certainly not alone.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  3. The US isn’t ready for stronger hurricanes, experts say. How structures are built could help.

    Hurricane recovery can last at least a decade and sometimes longer, said Tracy Kijewski-Correa, an engineering and global affairs professor at the University of Notre Dame who has worked on several major disasters, including 2017's Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  4. Notre Dame launches new fellowship for students studying law, religion

    Four students who are interested in studying the law and religion have been selected to participate in a new Notre Dame Law School fellowship addressing both areas of study.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  5. $4 million grant awarded to Notre Dame psychologists researching youth suicide prevention

    A new University of Notre Dame project could potentially save lives.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  6. How the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities is “Working Smarter” to Take on Poverty

    Philanthropy Roundtable recently spoke with James Sullivan, co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) and professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, and Heather Reynolds, managing director at LEO.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  7. 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

    CATHOLICISM: A Global History From the French Revolution to Pope Francis, John T. McGreevy.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  8. Notre Dame receives $4M grant for children’s suicide prevention research

    The money will go towards work done by Theodore Beauchaine and Kristin Valentino, psychologists at the university. Both Beauchaine and Valentino study in the field of suicide prevention.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  9. Study finds school uniforms are toxic

    Runaway autism, high rates of obesity, the asthma epidemic and other unknown health effects in children are being helped along by the chemistry that goes into modern school uniforms, a new study from University of Toronto and University of Notre Dame scientists has found.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  10. For scientists, Hurricane Ian is posing threats—and opportunities

    Events like Ian offer a “very good stress test” for buildings, says Tracy Kijewski-Correa, director of the program and a civil engineer at the University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  11. Children Being Exposed to PFAS Chemicals Through Stain-resistant and Waterproof School Uniforms

    Researchers from Indiana University, University of Notre Dame, University of Toronto and Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology studied 72 stain-resistant textile products available for children, including school uniforms, outdoor wear and other items, and found all of the products contained PFAS chemicals.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  12. High Levels of PFAS 'Forever' Chemicals in Kids' School Uniforms

    “What was surprising about this group of samples was the high detection frequency of PFAS in the garments required for children to wear,” said study co-author Graham Peaslee, a professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  13. Study finds high levels of PFAS in school uniforms

    In a study published in Environmental Science and Technology, scientists at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, the University of Toronto and the Green Science Policy Institute analyzed a variety of children's textiles. 

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  14. ‘What are they thinking?’: toxic ‘forever chemicals’ found in school uniforms

    “It’s one of those things where you hang your head and say ‘What are they thinking?’” said co-author and University of Notre Dame researcher Graham Peaslee

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  15. Scientists find high levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in school uniforms

    “What was surprising about this group of samples was the high detection frequency of PFAS in the garments required for children to wear,” study co-author Graham Peaslee, a professor of physics at Notre Dame, said in a statement.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  16. Notre Dame dedicates hydropower plant

    The University of Notre Dame on Monday dedicated a new hydroelectric facility on the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  17. Gender-diverse research teams do better science – Study

    “There are numerous studies demonstrating the benefits of gender diversity in the workplace and in other business contexts,” says co-author Professor Yang Yang, who teaches at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  18. Gender-Diverse Teams Produce More Trailblazing Research but Remain Underrepresented

    Mixed-gender research teams produce more high-impact scientific studies than teams made up of just one gender, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  19. Behavioral scientists have discovered the secret recipe for team success—gender diversity

    Examining 6.6 million papers published from more than 15,000 medical journals worldwide since 2000, researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, New York University, and Michigan State University found that mixed-gender teams produced more novel and innovative work than all-women or all-men teams of comparable size, on average. 

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  20. Scientific research more innovative, impactful when women and men work together, study finds

    To conduct the study, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, New York University and the University of Michigan analyzed research publications by 3.2 million women and 4.4 million men scientists in more than 15,000 medical science journals from 2000 to 2019.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

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