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National Science Foundation renews funding for JINA

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/160637/200x/jina_cee_298x329.jpg(JINA-CEE)! The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced Monday (March 30) that it is renewing funding for a University of Notre Dame-led institute dedicated to the of study the broad range of nuclear processes in the universe that control stellar...

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New computational model will aid in study of blood clots, biofilms

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/160566/200x/blood_lab_300.jpg(Blood lab)! University of Notre Dame applied mathematician "Mark Alber":http://acms.nd.edu/people/faculty/mark-alber/ and environmental biotechnologist "Robert Nerenberg":http://engineering.nd.edu/profiles/rnerenberg have developed a new computational model that effectively simulates the mechanical behavior of biofilms. Their model may lead to new strategies for studying a...

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Robert Sedlack receives 2015 Ganey Award for community-based research

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/160237/200x/robert_sedlack_300.jpg(Robert Sedlack)! "Watch video":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taUzLYSliMs !http://news.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(Video)! "Robert Sedlack":http://artdept.nd.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty-by-alpha/robert-sedlack/, associate professor of visual communication design in the "Department of Art, Art History, and Design":http://artdept.nd.edu/, is the recipient of the 2015 "Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award":http://socialconcerns.nd.edu/faculty/ganey_award.shtml, given annually by...

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Notre Dame’s College of Engineering to educate students to meet 'Grand Challenges'

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/160108/original/engineering_student_800x480.jpg(Engineering student)! "Peter Kilpatrick":http://engineering.nd.edu/profiles/kpeter/, Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the "College of Engineering":http://engineering.nd.edu/ at the University of Notre Dame, was in attendance Monday (March 23) as a letter of commitment was presented to President Barack Obama, announcing that 122...

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New paper examines household production and asset prices

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/159755/200x/zhi_da_300.jpg(Zhi Da)! A new paper by "Zhi Da":http://mendoza.nd.edu/research-and-faculty/directory/zhi-da/, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, finds that residential electricity usage can track household production in real time and helps to price assets. “The...

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New Library acquisition: Historia antica di Ricordano Malespini...

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has recently acquired the following item: 

Historia antica di Ricordano Malespini gentil'huomo Fiorentino dall'edificazione de Fiorenza per insino all'anno M. CCLXXXI. Con l'aggiunta di Giachetto svo nipote dal detto anno per insino al 1286....

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New paper examines social effects on the gut microbiome of wild baboons

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/159333/archie_baboons_200.jpg(Baboons)! A new study led by "Elizabeth Archie":http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/archie/, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Notre Dame, has found that social interactions have direct effects on the gut microbiome. Archie points out that most, if...

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Notre Dame to host medieval scholars conference

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/158790/200x/85r_canons_singing_300.jpg(Medieval Institute)! The University of Notre Dame’s "Medieval Institute":https://medieval.nd.edu/ will host the "Medieval Academy of America":http://www.medievalacademy.org/ (MAA) annual conference Thursday-Saturday (March 12-14). Some 420 medieval scholars will attend the conference, at which the MAA will announce the winners of...

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New Economics Faculty Bring Diverse Expertise

Ruediger Bachmann

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Economics has deepened its expertise in the areas of business cycles, healthcare, cultural assimilation, and the financial services sector with the recent hires of Ruediger...

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Chemistry in motion

Amanda Hummon

To say that Amanda Hummon is busy these days—even by Notre Dame standards of busy—would be an understatement. She insists otherwise, of course. But consider this: In addition to teaching...

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