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Research in Energy

Celebrating a decade since its inception in December 2005, the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is proud to have so many world-class faculty affiliated with the center and leading the way in new scientific advancements and...

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Undergraduate Education in Energy

Undergraduate education is essential to the University and to the mission of ND Energy. At ND Energy, there are several opportunities for students to learn about energy, the impact it has on the environment, and what they can do to...

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Fr. Hesburgh's impact on UNDERC


Notre Dame’s nearly 8,000-acre Land O’Lakes property in Wisconsin, originating with a 1,000-acre gift from philanthropist Martin J. Gillen in the 1930s and vastly expanded by Father Hesburgh, has been the site of high-impact...

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One year later, Father Jenkins remembers Father Hesburgh

p(image-right). ! Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.)! _The following is a statement from "Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.":, president of the University of Notre Dame, on the one-year anniversary of the death of "Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.":, Notre Dame’s president...

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The Power of Collaboration

The Harper Cancer Research Institute believes in the power of collaboration to change the way we fight cancer. The greatest minds throughout the University of Notre Dame are brought together, whether its chemistry, engineering, biology, physics, mathematics or psychology, to create...

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New formulation of FDA-approved drug may help treat Niemann-Pick Type C disease

p(image-right). ! Sue Yi does biology research in Galvin Life Sciences)! "Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease": is a rare, fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no cure. NPC primarily strikes children before and during adolescence and affects one...

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Victors Declared in Science 3MT Prelims

!! The snow and ice did nothing to chill the heated competition among "College of Science": 3MT competitors yesterday evening. Claire Bowen, Kristofor Glinton, and Nicholas Myers took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the...

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Video: Study everything. Do anything.

p(image-right). !'Shaughnessy Hall icon)! Through the liberal arts, you learn to read deeply. Think about issues critically. Discuss topics thoughtfully. Write arguments persuasively. Contribute to projects creatively. And these abilities aren't just vital in the classroom—they're exactly what employers, graduate...

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Sara Sievers appointed associate dean in Keough School of Global Affairs

p(image-right). ! Sievers)! "Sara Sievers": has been appointed associate dean for policy and practice and associate professor of the practice in the new "Keough School of Global Affairs": at the University of Notre Dame.

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Psychology Locks Two of Three Finalists in Arts and Letters 3MT Prelims

!! Yesterday evening’s "College of Arts and Letters": "Three Minute Thesis (3MT)": Prelims netted three finalists from a pool of seven competitors. Tony Cunningham (Psychology), Laura Bland (History and Philosophy of Science), and Caroline Hornburg (Psychology) will go on to...

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Fourteen Fulbright finalists place Notre Dame among top-producing universities in US

p(image-right). ! U.S. Scholars)! The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. It awards a one-year postgraduate fellowship for research, study or teaching English abroad. During their fellowship, scholars will work, live and learn in their...

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ND Energy Surges Science Alive! 2016


ND Energy, once again, occupied a third floor presentation room with “everything energy” during the annual Science Alive! event on Saturday, February 6th, in the St. Joseph County Public Library in downtown South Bend. Celebrating...

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It's a Long Road to Quieter Pavement


You know that high-pitched whine you often hear on sections of highway pavement? Turns out that it’s as much a safety concern as other traffic issues. For years the Federal Highway Administration has been focusing...

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