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Three Notre Dame faculty named IEEE Fellows

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/120383/chen_haenggi_laneman_200.jpg(Danny Z. Chen, left, Martin Haenggi and J. Nicholas Laneman)! "Danny Z. Chen":https://www3.nd.edu/~dchen/, professor of computer science and engineering; "Martin Haenggi":http://www3.nd.edu/~mhaenggi/, professor of electrical engineering, and "J. Nicholas Laneman":http://www3.nd.edu/~jnl/, associate professor of electrical engineering, have been named fellows of...

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Notre Dame’s Reilly Center releases list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/119973/manrobot_200.jpg(Reilly Center)! As a new year approaches, the University of Notre Dame’s "John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values":http://reilly.nd.edu/ has released its "annual list":http://reilly.nd.edu/outreach/emerging-ethical-dilemmas-and-policy-issues-in-science-and-technology-2014/ of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology for 2014....

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NASA awards career fellowship to Notre Dame astrophysicist

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/119044/justin_crepp_200.jpg(Justin Crepp)! NASA has awarded "Justin R. Crepp":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/justin-r-crepp/, the Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, with an Early Career Fellowship. He is the only awardee in the nation to receive the fellowship in the...

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Notre Dame mechanical engineer Gretar Tryggvason named AAAS Fellow

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/118955/gretar_tryggvason_200.jpg(Gretar Tryggvason)! "Gretar Tryggvason":http://engineering.nd.edu/profiles/gtryggvason, Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and department chair at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor...

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Biologist David Lodge appointed to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/118671/david_lodge_200x.jpg(David Lodge)! "David Lodge":http://news.nd.edu/for-the-media/nd-experts/faculty/david-lodge/, Ludmilla F. and Stephen J. Galla Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a world-renowned expert on invasive species, has accepted a nomination to join the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s...

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Treating Diseases of Poverty

h3. “Notre Dame is committed to developing treatments for diseases of poverty like malaria. This is integral to its Catholic mission. Our goal at the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases is to be...

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NDIGD awarded contract to evaluate water project in Ghana

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/118235/ghana_200.jpg(Ghana)! The University of Notre Dame "Initiative for Global Development":http://ndigd.nd.edu/ (NDIGD) was recently awarded a $375,000 contract from the "Millennium Challenge Corp.":http://www.mcc.gov/ (MCC) to conduct an evaluation of MCC’s water project in Ghana.

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Notre Dame a partner in NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://news.nd.edu/assets/117846/sservi_logo_200x.jpg(Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute)! The University of Notre Dame will be a partner in NASA’s "Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute":http://sservi.nasa.gov/ (SSERVI), a new organization that expands the scope of the NASA Lunar Science Institute to one...

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New Notre Dame research offers new insights into the nature of important human pathogen

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/117849/mobashery_200x.jpg(Shahriar Mobashery)! New research from a team led by "Shahriar Mobashery":http://chemistry.nd.edu/people/shahriar-mobashery/, Navari Family Chair in Life Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, offers an insight into cell wall recycling and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an important human pathogen....

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Wireless Institute workshop sows the seeds for cooperative research program with industry

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/117596/radio_spectrum_200.jpg(Notre Dame Wireless Institute)! A recent workshop hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s "Wireless Institute":http://wireless.nd.edu/ brought leading wireless companies to campus to review the institute’s current research projects, identify grand challenges and potential collaborations, and lay the groundwork...

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Researchers gain new insights into brain neuronal networks

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://news.nd.edu/assets/117157/bowtie_representation_200.jpg(A bow-tie representation of the network of connections between cortical areas in the brain)! A paper published in a special edition of the journal Science proposes a novel understanding of brain architecture using a network representation of connections within...

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International collaboration to receive $5.8 million for democracy research

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://news.nd.edu/assets/82448/vdem200.jpg(V-Dem)! An ambitious international research effort to illuminate why democracies around the world succeed or fail has been awarded approximately $5.8 million (37.5 million Swedish kronor) over six years by the Swedish foundation Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ).

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Notre Dame research finding may help accelerate diabetic wound healing

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/116926/mobashery_lab_200.jpg(Shahriar Mobashery lab)! University of Notre Dame researchers have, for the first time, identified the enzymes that are detrimental to diabetic wound healing and those that are beneficial to repair the wound. A team of researchers from Notre Dame’s...

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Giving Voice to the Voiceless in Rural Mali

From the beginning of their joint research on political participation in rural Mali, Notre Dame political scientist Jaimie Bleck and Kellogg Institute for International Studies Visiting Fellow Kristin Michelitch were interested in the voices of voiceless citizens. Mali had experienced...

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Two Notre Dame Arts and Letters professors win Fulbright awards

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/115227/machan_radcliff_200.jpg(Tim Machan, left, and Benjamin Radcliff are both Fulbright award winners)! Two professors in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters -- medievalist "Tim Machan":http://english.nd.edu/people/profiles/machan/ and political scientist "Benjamin Radcliff":http://politicalscience.nd.edu/faculty/faculty-list/benjamin-radcliff/ -- recently received grants from the...

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Notre Dame researchers look at benefits of flu vaccines in the elderly

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/115320/ridenhour_200.jpg(Benjamin Ridenhour)! New research at the University of Notre Dame looks more closely at the effects of the influenza vaccine on the elderly, who are considered the highest-risk group for influenza-related mortality. Despite the fact that the elderly are...

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NDIGD to partner with Millennium Challenge Corp. to provide impact evaluation

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/114942/2010_kellogg_uganda_200.jpg(Gathering water in Nnindye Parish, Uganda)! The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) was recently awarded a blanket purchase agreement to partner with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to provide impact evaluation research for MCC projects....

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Notre Dame researchers make progress toward a treatment for dangerous allergies

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://news.nd.edu/assets/114351/peanuts_200.jpg(Peanuts, a common allergen)! New research published in the journal "Nature Chemical Biology":http://www.nature.com/nchembio/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nchembio.1358.html shows that a group of scientists, led by faculty at the University of Notre Dame, has made concrete progress toward the development of the first-ever inhibitory...

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Notre Dame network physicist describes network model of brain’s connectivity

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/114648/zoltan_200.jpg(Zoltán Toroczkai)! A new paper by "Zoltán Toroczkai":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/zoltan-toroczkai/, professor of physics and concurrent professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and his collaborators provides a predictive model of cerebral cortical connectivity at the interareal...

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Video: Fighting For Equal Education

It's no secret that students in the United States lag behind their global peers in math. Nicole McNeil, ACE Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame, believes the problem starts with basic arithmetic, where students develop a...

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