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Three questions with Rich Taylor: Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/164524/200x/rich_taylor_4701.jpg(Rich Taylor)! June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, which seemed a particularly apt time to talk with "Rich Taylor":http://chemistry.nd.edu/people/rich-taylor/, a University of Notre Dame researcher whose research focuses on the discovery and development of new therapeutic leads for...

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Notre Dame joins in call to action for American “Innovation Imperative”

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/168278/research_lab_200.jpg(research_lab_200)! The University of Notre Dame has joined scores of other organizations as well as leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science and engineering in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive...

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Astrophysicist takes 20-year astronomy predictions to Congress

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/119046/200x/justin_crepp_300.jpg(Justin Crepp)! "Justin Crepp":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/justin-r-crepp/, an astrophysicist and the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, will participate in a Congressional briefing on Wednesday (June 24) about the potential of science to change world in...

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Rear Adm. Mathias Winter wins Alumni Association's Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/168070/200x/radm_winter_photo.jpg(Rear Adm. Mathias Winter)! The University of Notre Dame "Alumni Association":http://my.nd.edu/s/1210/myND/mynd-start.aspx in June announced the 2015 recipients of three of its most prestigious awards. The recipients will be recognized in October during the fall meeting of the Alumni Association’s...

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Researchers discover massive genome switch in one generation

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/167967/appleflypict_215x.jpg(Rhagoletis pomonella, or "apple maggot")! A team of biologists from the University of Notre Dame, Rice University and three other schools has discovered that an agricultural pest that began plaguing U.S. apple growers in the 1850s likely did so...

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Mary Galvin appointed dean of College of Science

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/167803/200x/mary_galvin_300.jpg(Mary Galvin)! An accomplished scientist with extensive experience in the academic, government and private sectors, Mary E. Galvin has been appointed the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the "College of Science":http://science.nd.edu at the University of Notre Dame by...

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Video: Theologian Gary Knoppers on the Origins of an International Judaism

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/166720/gary_knoppers_icon.jpg(Gary Knoppers)! “Different texts speak with different voices. Paying attention to these differences between different writings really helps to illumine the history of early Judaism,” said Gary Knoppers, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre...

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Philosopher Honored for Research on Immanuel Kant

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/166573/karlameriks_icon.jpg(Karl Ameriks)! Karl Ameriks, the McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame, was honored by the American Philosophy Association as the 2014–15 lecturer for its Walter de Gruyter Stiftung Kant Lecture Series. The distinction, granted to one scholar per...

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Exhibit Showcases Medieval Liturgical and Musical Manuscripts

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/166109/david_gura_icon.jpg(David Gura)! Sacred Music at Notre Dame: The Voice of the Text, an exhibition in the Hesburgh Libraries Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, highlights the University’s holdings in medieval liturgical manuscripts that contain music. The manuscripts from...

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Video: Economist Ruediger Bachmann on the Causality of Uncertainty

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/158631/rudi_bachmann_icon.jpg(Ruediger Bachmann)! “Does uncertainty drive the business cycle or vice versa: does the business cycle actually cause uncertainty?” said Ruediger Bachmann, associate professor of economics at Notre Dame. Bachmann specializes in the macroeconomics of heterogenous agents. He serves as...

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