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Notre Dame to offer courses through online education consortium

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/100819/online_study_200.jpg(Studying online)! The University of Notre Dame is among seven leading academic institutions that will participate beginning this fall in "Semester Online":http://semesteronline.org/, the first education consortium to offer online, for-credit courses from top colleges and universities. Notre Dame joins...

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Nobody likes a 'fat-talker,' study shows

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/101568/women200.jpg(Two women talking)! Women who engage in “fat talk” -- the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies -- are less liked by their peers, a new study from the University of...

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The search is over: Internet content is looking for you

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/100850/proffitt_brian_200.jpg(Brian Proffitt)! Where you are and what you’re doing increasingly play key roles in how you search the Internet. In fact, your search may just conduct itself. This concept, called “contextual search,” is improving so gradually the changes often...

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Traumatized moms avoid tough talks with kids, study shows

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/101203/hands200.jpg(A woman and child holding hands)! Mothers who have experienced childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences show an unwillingness to talk with their children about the child’s emotional experiences, a new study from the University of Notre Dame...

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Notre Dame engineering team receives NSF I-Corps Award for innovation training

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://news.nd.edu/assets/100110/adt_logo.jpg(Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics (AD&T))! A team from the University of Notre Dame has been awarded a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) award to perform a commercialization assessment of a diagnostic technology that resulted from prior...

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