1. Your dreams can impact how you act at work - study

    The study will soon be published in the Academy of Management Journal under the title “A Spillover Model of Dreams and Work Behavior: How Dream Meaning Ascription Promotes Awe and Employee Resilience.” The lead authors were management Prof. Casher Belinda of Indiana’s Notre Dame University and Dr. Michael Christian from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  2. How dreams impact workplace behaviour and productivity

    Led by Casher Belinda, Assistant Professor of Management at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, the study challenged the conventional notion that dreams hold little relevance to professional life.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  3. Notre Dame faculty plan to use Navy spectrometer for research projects

    University of Notre Dame researchers plan to integrate a system for materials analysis from the U.S. Navy into several existing research projects.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  4. Paper and bamboo straws contain PFAS chemicals more often than plastic straws do, study finds

    Graham Peaslee, who studies PFAS at the University of Notre Dame and was not involved in the new research, said it's possible manufacturers aren't testing for the chemicals in their own products.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  5. NRL Transfers NAUTILUS Instrument to University of Notre Dame: Strengthening Navy Research Academic Partnerships

    Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Navy Adm. Christopher W. Grady served as the guest speaker at an event finalizing the agreement to transfer U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) NAval Ultra-Trace Isotope Laboratory Universal Spectrometer (NAUTILUS) instrument to the University of Notre Dame on Aug. 18 in Washington, DC.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  6. Toxic 'Forever' Chemicals Found in Period Products

    "[PFAs] have demonstrated environmental persistence, can bioaccumulate, and are known to have human and environmental toxicity," research lead Graham Peaslee, a professor at the University of Notre Dame, told Newsweek

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  7. We Had 44 Period and Incontinence Products Tested for Forever Chemicals. Many Were Contaminated.

    In early 2023, we bought and mailed 44 different products to Graham Peaslee, whose University of Notre Dame lab studies PFAS in the environment and has performed tens of thousands of tests looking for signs of contamination with these substances in consumer products.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  8. ‘Forever chemicals’ found in period underwear, tampon wrappers

    Researchers from the University of Notre Dame studied more than 120 different menstruation products — menstrual cups, pads, underwear and tampons — sold in the United States.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  9. Robotic sea turtle designed to save endangered hatchlings

    A trio of researchers at the University of Notre Dame have designed and built a robotic turtle to help hatchlings make their way to the sea after being born.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  10. Study finds toxic ‘forever chemicals’ may be ‘intentionally added’ to some period products

    Researchers, including Graham Peaslee from the University of Notre Dame in the US, said while these products are designed to make people feel comfortable during a menstrual bleed, their labels do not usually list the ingredients.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  11. Do homelessness prevention programs work? Santa Clara County-based study says yes

    “Our study shows that financial assistance almost totally reduces the chance of somebody having the really severe outcome of becoming homeless,” researcher David Phillips said. The study, conducted by the University of Notre Dame’s Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, was published earlier this month.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  12. $2,000 can help prevent South Bay families from being homeless, data shows

    “It’s not just delaying homelessness,” said David Phillips, a professor at Notre Dame. “It’s really actually preventing homelessness.” Phillips was one of two professors who authored the study, both with the university’s Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  13. Social media marketing shown to be most effective when it prompts consumers to start posting

    "The Ripple Effect of Firm-Generated Content on New Movie Releases," published in the Journal of Marketing Research from lead author Shijie Lu, the Howard J. and Geraldine F. Korth Associate Professor of Marketing at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, analyzes 145,502 firm-generated and 5.9 million user-generated Twitter posts associated with 159 movies.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  14. A first-ever study in Santa Clara County finds financial aid effectively averts homelessness

    “There really was not a rigorous response to that concern,” said James Sullivan, University of Notre Dame professor of economics and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, which aims to help the most vulnerable with its work. Lead author David Phillips said prevention is not a panacea for issues like health and substance abuse, which are often associated with “the most visible forms homelessness.” 

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  15. Study: No matter the economic upbringing, Black families likely to experience similar economic outcome

    On Monday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Steven Alvarado, an assistant professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, talked with show host Rose Scott about the report and research and why change must start with the labor market.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  16. First Study Of Its Kind Shows Financial Aid Can Prevent Homelessness

    "There really was not a rigorous response to that concern," said James Sullivan, University of Notre Dame professor of economics and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, which aims to help the most vulnerable with its work. "This really addresses that concern head on."

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  17. Would an occasional blackout help solve climate change?

    The power grid is already prone to blackouts caused by events as small and difficult to avoid as a squirrel chewing on an electric line, said Emily Grubert, a civil engineer and environmental sociologist at the University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  18. Professors sample road dust in Gary

    Graham Peaslee, a professor from Notre Dame University, and Leah Zimmer, a Notre Dame student, prepare to head out to collect dust samples in Gary.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  19. Researchers reveal why obesity makes ovarian cancer more deadly

    In a study published this month in the Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, University of Notre Dame researchers in collaboration with NeoGenomics Laboratories have shed new light on one key factor that can make ovarian cancer especially deadly: obesity.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

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