1. Mass. firefighters and their families are on the front lines of a battle with 'forever chemicals'

    “I got one of the 6,000 emails she sent,” recalled Graham Peaslee, a physics professor at the University of Notre Dame, who studies PFAS.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  2. Notre Dame installing new solar array

    The University of Notre Dame will install a 46,000-square-foot solar array on the west side of campus, along Indiana 933, as part of an ongoing effort to diversify its energy supply and achieve net zero campus carbon emissions by 2050.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  3. Notre Dame student-written musical 'My Heart Says Go' takes on new life at Civic

    Most musical theater smash hits don't get their start in South Bend, but University of Notre Dame musical theater professor and director Matt Hawkins says that's about to change with "My Heart Says Go."

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  4. 'Ragpickers' of Mumbai use entrepreneurship to find meaning, study shows

    "Intersectionality in Intractable Dirty Work: How Mumbai Ragpickers Make Meaning of Their Work and Lives" was published in the Academy of Management Journal from Dean Shepherd, the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurship at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  5. States Consider Banning Cosmetics Containing PFAS

    A study by University of Notre Dame researchers released in 2021 found that more than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada were awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  6. Measures to spotlight health risks from PFAS in firefighter gear close to becoming Indiana law

    But many firefighters and experts argue the standard set by that test is unreasonable. Among them is Graham Peaslee, a University of Notre Dame professor, who has used applied nuclear physics to measure and study PFAS in clothing, firefighter gear and various other materials.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  7. St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office launches first-in-nation cybercrimes initiative

    Thanks to Magnet, and partnerships between Cyber Software companies, the St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes Unit, and Notre Dame Student Investigators, St. Joseph County has been successfully using the software for months now.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  8. Officials partner with Notre Dame to fight cybercrime

    The St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office is partnering with Notre Dame and Magnet Forensics to create the first cyber unit of its kind in the country.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  9. Investigators, Notre Dame partner with tech company to combat hacking in St. Joseph County

    Most of the attacks go undetected, sometimes for years, by the individuals and companies that are targeted but officials with the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's office and the University of Notre Dame are hoping to change that locally.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  10. First proactive U.S. Cybercrimes initiative launched in St. Joseph County

    The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office, partnered with Notre Dame's Center for Research Computing and the university's Cybercrime Investigation, Research, and Education Initiative to begin identifying computers compromised by malware.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  11. Will a robot take my job? Notre Dame researcher says this view is overly pessimistic

    With the impact of industrial robots on the US labor markets in the past two decades, and an ever-increasing presence of machine-driven technology (such as artificial intelligence and ChatGPT), many employees have feared that one day robots will take their jobs. Not necessarily so, according to research recently published by Yong Suk Lee, an assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  12. Will a robot take my job? Researcher says this view is overly pessimistic

    With the impact of industrial robots on the U.S. labor markets in the past two decades, and an ever-increasing presence of machine-driven technology (such as artificial intelligence and ChatGPT), many employees have feared that one day robots will take their jobs. Not necessarily so, according to research recently published by Yong Suk Lee, an assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  13. The organization of sex trafficking: Study reveals entrepreneurial cycle of human exploitation

    "Organizing the Exploitation of Vulnerable People: A Qualitative Assessment of Human Trafficking" is published in the Journal of Management by Dean Shepherd, the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurship in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, along with Vinit Parida and Joakim Wincent from the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden and Trent Williams from Indiana University.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  14. As banks grapple with bond losses, new research suggests they will comply with accounting rules but break classic investing rules

    Jeffrey Burks is the Thomas and Therese Grojean Family Associate Professor of Accountancy and the Deloitte Faculty Fellow at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  15. Banks' bond losses could taint earnings, Notre Dame study finds

    “Why Do Banks Gain and Loss Sell Securities," a study by Notre Dame Professor Jeffrey Burks and Fairfield University Professor John Aland, found banks will look backward when determining what bonds to sell in order to preserve earnings as accounting rules encourage them to hold onto money-losing bonds.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  16. Nobel Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa delivers lecture at Notre Dame on misinformation

    Tuesday evening, Maria Ressa delivered the University of Notre Dame's Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies 2023 Asia Leadership Forum keynote lecture. 

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  17. This is the personality test you should take, says psychologist—it’s a ‘better predictor of behavior’

    “They don’t get into the dirty underbelly of personality,” said David Watson, a professor of personality psychology at the University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  18. State medical institute lands $38M grant from feds

    A medical partnership involving some of Indiana’s biggest universities has received nearly $38 million to continue its work taking laboratory and clinical discoveries and translating them into treatments for patients. The National Institutes of Health awarded the grant to the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, a partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University and University of Notre Dame.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  19. Notre Dame battles rising teen suicides with earbud device, $4M grant

    Suicides are climbing faster among young people than adults, triggering alarm bells that “what we’re doing isn’t working,” says University of Notre Dame psychologist Dr. Theodore Beauchaine

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

  20. Notre Dame going greener

    The University of Notre Dame has announced plans to install a 46,000-square-foot solar array on the west side of campus, as part of ongoing efforts to diversify the school’s energy supply.

    Originally published at news.nd.edu.

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