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Professor Strives to Build World-Class Islamic Studies Program

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/142616/moosa_icon.jpg(Ebrahim E)! For Ebrahim Moosa, the chance to develop an elite Islamic studies program at a Catholic university is full of opportunity. “Catholics and Muslims can potentially embark on a series of meaningful conversations on common concerns,” he said....

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ND-GAIN seeking applications for Corporate Adaptation Prize

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/133042/200x/ndgain_300.jpg(ND-GAIN)! The "Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index":http://gain.org (ND-GAIN) at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for the "ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Prize":http://gain.org/nd-gain-prize, which recognizes projects that have made measurable contributions in creating resilience or adaptation to climate change....

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2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Notre Dame...

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Hubble finds halo around the Andromeda Galaxy

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/163873/200x/lehner_and_howk_300.jpg(Nicolas Lehner, left, and J. Christopher Howk)! University of Notre Dame astrophysicist "Nicolas Lehner":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/nicolas-lehner/ has led a team of scientists who have used NASA’s "Hubble Space Telescope":http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/main/index.html to identify an immense halo of gas surrounding the Andromeda Galaxy, the...

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Notre Dame startup wins awards at world’s largest student business plan competition

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/163848/200x/rice_award_300.jpg(Enlightened Diagnostics team at the Rice Business Plan Competition)! "Enlightened Diagnostics":http://www.enlighteneddx.com/, a startup company run by students from the University of Notre Dame, won three prizes and $19,000 at the "2015 Rice Business Plan Competition":http://alliance.rice.edu/rbpc.aspx, the largest competition of...

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Notre Dame continues record success with NEH Fellowships

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/163753/200x/walls_white_300.jpg(Laura Dassow Walls, left, and Sophie White)! Two faculty members from the University of Notre Dame’s "College of Arts and Letters":http://al.nd.edu -- "Laura Dassow Walls":http://english.nd.edu/people/faculty/walls/ and "Sophie White":http://americanstudies.nd.edu/faculty-and-staff/sophie-white/ -- have been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the...

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Anthropologist Meredith Chesson Awarded NEH Grant

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/163481/sa08_d118_meredith_sant_anicety_icon.jpg(Anthropologist Meredith Chesson in the field)! Meredith Chesson, an associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue fieldwork in Italy’s Bova Marina region. Her...

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Anthropologist Focuses on Cultural Poetics

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/163472/alex_chavez_photo_preferred_icon.jpg(Alex Chavez)! Furiously strumming his jarana into the early morning hours of a stranger’s backyard birthday party in Austin, Texas, Alex Chavez was having fun with the hired musicians who had brought him along as an impromptu guest. He...

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Research for a sustainable future

Sustainability is often thought about strictly as an environmental issue: recycling, limiting emissions or protecting wildlife. But sustainability is more than just planting trees and driving hybrid cars. More than 140 faculty members in 36 University departments are currently conducting...

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Professor Wins Prestigious Whiting Writers Award

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/163381/azareen_van_der_vliet_oloomi_icon.jpg(Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi)! Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of English, has joined a prestigious group of writers that includes Jonathan Franzen, Alice McDermott, and David Foster Wallace. In...

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