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Breaking New Ground in the Digital Humanities

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/151846/matthew_wilkens_icon.jpg(Matthew Wilkens)! Matthew Wilkens, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of English, recently won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for his groundbreaking digital humanities research. In naming Wilkens one of seven scholars...

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2014: Year in Review

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The calendar year 2014 was filled with many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration and reflection at the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of them.

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New Notre Dame paper offers novel insights into pathogen behavior

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/151759/200x/pseudomonas_aeruginosa_300.jpg(Pseudomonas aeruginosa)! A new study by a team of researchers that includes University of Notre Dame scientists "Joshua Shrout":http://engineering.nd.edu/profiles/jshrout and "Mark Alber":http://www3.nd.edu/~malber/ provides new insights into the behavior of an important bacterial pathogen.

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Two New Hires Bring Expertise in Chinese History

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Notre Dame’s Department of History has significantly broadened and deepened its coverage of China with the appointments of Elisabeth Köll and Liang Cai, two scholars “who are doing extraordinarily exciting and complementary work,” said...

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New Notre Dame-IUSM study examines important Ebola protein

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/137484/200x/stahelin_300.jpg(Robert Stahelin)! A "new study":http://www.jbc.org/content/289/48/33590.abstract?sid=ac98d14d-71d5-4021-a703-d5afc0c20d39 by "Robert Stahelin":http://chemistry.nd.edu/people/robert-stahelin/, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and an associate professor at the "Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend":http://medicine.iu.edu/southbend/, as well as a member...

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AOV Initiative Funds Strategic Hiring in Department of History

The University of Notre Dame selected the Department of History as one of 10 essential research areas to receive funding through a new strategic hiring initiative—a key component in the University’s Advancing Our Vision (AOV) program. The hiring initiative, announced in December 2013, will...

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Notre Dame physicists educate and inspire using CERN data

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/150612/quarknet_300.jpg(QuarkNet)! Researchers and educators around the world now have access to data that CERN has recently made public from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment -- considered to be one of the largest international scientific collaborations in history. Two...

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Notre Dame to renovate Hesburgh Library

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/150549/original/level_1_north_view_new_north_entrance_800x440.jpg(Library renovation - Level 1 north view)! In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, the University will begin an interior renovation of the iconic building later this month. Named in honor...

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Notre Dame biologist Nora Besansky leads international consortium in sequencing the genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/150217/besansky_mosquitoes_timelapse_200.jpg(besansky_mosquitoes_timelapse_200)! "Nora Besansky":http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/besansky/, O’Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University’s "Eck Institute for Global Health":https://globalhealth.nd.edu/, has led an international team of scientists in sequencing the genomes of 16 _Anopheles_...

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Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/149780/rome_icon2.jpg(Rome skyline)! David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year. Established...

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Video: Arts and Letters Major Researches Childbirth Practices in Spain

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/147932/nick_nissen_icon.jpg(Spanish and Arts and Letters Pre-Health major Nick Nissen)! During the summer of 2014, Notre Dame Spanish and pre-health major Nick Nissen traveled to Spain with finance and philosophy major Paul Grima to study the varied rates of cesarean...

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Innovations in capturing starlight will help astrophysicists detect planets

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/148841/crepp_300.jpg(Justin Crepp)! Justin Crepp "Justin Crepp":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/justin-r-crepp, the Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, has published a "study":http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6211/809.summary?sid=af73f108-ec46-428c-8e2e-b4ab58982b8c Thursday (Nov. 13) in the journal "Science":http://www.sciencemag.org/journals that details how next-generation planet-hunting instruments will benefit from advancements...

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