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Cultivating ivy-covered gardens: Political science professor looks at disconnect between self-image and reality of field

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/30260/200x/desch300.jpg(Michael Desch)! Trends in political science are marginalizing the subfield of security studies, argues "Michael Desch":http://news.nd.edu/for-the-media/nd-experts/faculty/michael-desch/, a professor in the "Department of Political Science":http://politicalscience.nd.edu/ at the University of Notre Dame, in a new piece in the journal "Perspectives on...

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Record number of students named Fulbright finalists

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/170596/200x/fulbright_scholars_300.jpg(Fulbright finalists at the 2015 reception)! Eighteen University of Notre Dame students have been named "Fulbright grant":http://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program finalists in the 2015-2016 program, the most grantees the University has ever had in the program. Sixteen finalists have accepted the award....

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Putting South Bend enFocus

A spring break trip to a former cigarette factory inspires students to help South Bend emulate Durham, North Carolina’s transformation.

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Hesburgh Libraries receive largest gift in history from Navari Foundation

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/169865/original/hesburgh_library_800x480.jpg(Hesburgh Library)! The Marilyn & Rudolph M. Navari Charitable Foundation has made a $10 million gift to the "Hesburgh Libraries":http://library.nd.edu at the University of Notre Dame, the largest gift in the libraries’ history, surpassing the $6 million Ford Foundation...

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Walther Cancer Foundation Grant Awardees

We are pleased to announce the awardees of the Walther Cancer Foundation grants as followed: ENSCCII Training Project; Seeding Research in Cancer (SRC), Advancing Basic Cancer research (ABC) and Simon Harper Inter Institution Research Team (SHIIRT). 

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New paper describes first-ever synthesis of hyperbranched polymers

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/169735/200x/haifeng_gao_300.jpg(Haifeng Gao)! A "new paper":http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201504792/abstract by a team of researchers that includes "Haifeng Gao":http://chemistry.nd.edu/people/haifeng-gao/, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, presents, for the first time, a one-pot, one-batch synthesis of hyperbranched polymers...

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ND-GAIN still accepting Corporate Adaptation Prize applications

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 continuing to accept 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...

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Kogge Receives Gauss Award

Peter M. Kogge, who has served as the Ted H. McCourtney Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Notre Dame since 1994, will be awarded the 2015 Gauss Award award as part of the International Supercomputing...

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