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Nanovic Institute awards $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize to ‘The Sleepwalkers’

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/157554/200x/cover_the_sleepwalkers_300.jpg("The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914" by Christopher Clark)! he "Nanovic Institute for European Studies":http://nanovic.nd.edu/ at the University of Notre Dame has awarded the 2015 "Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies":https://nanovic.nd.edu/shannon-prize/ to Christopher Clark for...

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Video: David Gibson on the Sociology of Deception and Long-Term Lies

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/157551/gibson_icon.jpg(David Gibson)! “How do we keep secrets and tell lies for decades at a time?” asked David Gibson, associate professor of sociology in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters. In this video, Gibson discusses his pioneering work toward...

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New Notre Dame paper focuses on degree centrality in networks

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/85134/200x/chawla_300.jpg(Nitesh Chawla)! Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a “node” in network...

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Video: Uncovering the Ancient City of Butrint

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/157353/butrint_icon.jpg(Butrint, Albania)! “We’re here to look for treasure,” said David Hernandez, director of the Butrint Archaeological Research Project. “And I think of this as an intellectual treasure, really, and a cultural treasure. It’s a very special city.” Hernandez, who...

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Notre Dame Anthropologist Deb Rotman Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/156975/rotman_icon.jpg(Deb Rotman)! Anthropologist Deb Rotman, Paul and Maureen Stefanick Faculty Director of Notre Dame’s Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for the 2015-16 academic year. Rotman will spend the year in Ireland,...

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Lubke Named Lead Statistician for Renowned Research Consortium

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/156543/lubke_icon.jpg(Gitta Lubke)! Notre Dame psychologist Gitta Lubke will serve as one of the senior statisticians in an international research consortium investigating the genetics and environmental contributions to the development of childhood aggression, which will provide the basis to develop...

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Notre Dame receives USAID grant to undertake global development research on 3 continents

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/156445/200x/cos_undergraduate_research_300.jpg(Undergraduate research)! Twelve University of Notre Dame researchers, students from the "Graduate School":http://graduateschool.nd.edu/ and the "College of Arts and Letters":http://al.nd.edu, have been selected by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID's) brand-new "Research and Innovation Fellowship Program":https://www.rifellowships.org/. They...

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New antibiotic holds promise against antibiotic-resistant infections

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/156341/original/shahriar_and_mayland_800x480.jpg(Mayland Chang, left, and Shahriar Mobashery)! Estimates of deaths from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the United States range upwards of 19,000 annually. Around 1960, when Staphylococcus aureus developed resistance to first-generation penicillin, methicillin and other second-generation beta-lactam antibiotics...

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NDLS Professor Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

p(image-right). !http://law.nd.edu/assets/78942/100x/cassel.jpg(cassel)! International human rights law scholar Professor Douglass Cassel has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to do research in Mexico on the enforcement of Inter-American human rights law by Mexican courts. The project will begin in the spring semester...

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ND Expert: Obama's proposed spending to combat antibiotic resistance is 'significant'

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/155753/200x/shahriar_mobashery_300.jpg(Shahriar Mobashery)! President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget request, released Monday (Feb. 2), includes a proposal to nearly double federal funding dedicated to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. "Shahriar Mobashery":http://chemistry.nd.edu/people/shahriar-mobashery/, Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences at the University of Notre...

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New Psychology Hire Focuses on Anxiety and Depression

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/155760/k._lira_yoon_icon.jpg(Lira Yoon)! Associate Professor Lira Yoon has brought her expertise in social anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder to the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Psychology, where she plans to establish an experimental psychopathology lab that uses multiple...

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University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries launch CurateND

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/155680/original/hesburgh_library_800x480.jpg(Hesburgh Library)! The University of Notre Dame and the "Hesburgh Libraries":http://library.nd.edu/ announce the launch of "CurateND":https://curate.nd.edu/, a multifaceted research repository and portal designed to manage and preserve Notre Dame research and associated data so that it can be globally...

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Economist Eric Sims Seeks Answers to Cyclical Unknowns

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/155463/eric_sims_icon.jpg(Eric Sims)! Ask 10 macroeconomists why we have recessions and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. This lack of consensus might seem frustrating, but for Eric Sims, Michael P. Grace II Associate Professor in Notre Dame’s Department of...

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New Notre Dame study examines prenatal investments, breastfeeding and birth order

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/155181/200x/mother_and_baby_300.jpg(Mother and baby)! Many mothers can relate to the experience of having hundreds of pictures of their first-born child, but far fewer of their younger children. A "new study":http://www3.nd.edu/~kbuckles/prenatal.pdf by University of Notre Dame economist "Kasey Buckles":http://economics.nd.edu/the-faculty/kasey-buckles/ finds that...

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