An inexpensive lead sample collection kit distributed to homes in St. Joseph County is comparable in accuracy and sensitivity to more costly in-home analysis, according to research published this month in the Journal of Environmental Research.
With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The 13th episode of the show’s third season, “On the Rhodes Scholarship and Making Yourself Useful,” was released Thursday, Feb. 13, and features Prathm Juneja, who this past November was named to the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2020, becoming the 20th Rhodes Scholar in Notre Dame history.
Stories about race.
University of Notre Dame startup SIMBA Chain has announced it has been awarded a five-year Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract (N68335-20-F-0012) from the Naval Air Warfare Center in San Diego, Cal., to deploy a secure, blockchain-based messaging and transaction platform, a critical need of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The $9.5 million award is the first and one of the largest SBIR…
With Brexit finally behind us, what is next for the EU? In Ireland at least, it is a return to politics as usual. Once it was clear that Boris Johnson had won a large majority in last year’s UK general election and that the January 31st Brexit date would stand, the question for Ireland was when the general election be held. In mid-January, the Irish premier (the Taoiseach) announced that the election would be on Saturday, February 8 2020 – the first Saturday general election since the Westminster election of 1918. The 1918 election was an historic election for Ireland, as it saw the enacting of the first Dáil (Irish parliament) when two thirds of the winning candidates refused to take their seats in Westminster…
As a medical anthropologist, Notre Dame associate professor Vania Smith-Oka is interested in how larger institutions shape the lives of the people who interact within them. In her current research, she wants to know how some medical professionals, tasked with caring for patients, create a system that abuses some of their most vulnerable patients. She and graduate students are spending time in hospitals and doctor’s offices in Mexico to understand how such a culture evolves.
As a part of this year’s Walk the Walk Week tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Eric Love, Notre Dame’s director of staff diversity and inclusion, sat down with Dennis Brown, assistant vice president for news and media relations, to discuss his life’s journey and the initiatives he’s led on campus.
To read the Q&A, click here.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has again recognized the University with the Community Engagement classification, citing excellent alignment among the University’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices in support of “dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.”
This year the Institute for Latino Studies is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its founding. The celebration will take place on Friday, April 17, in Corbett Family Hall’s Downes Club on campus.
ILS’s 20th anniversary celebration will feature a main program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., an evening cocktail party and, to cap off the night, a performance by…
OIT offers a variety of training classes on popular software to help you add valuable skills to your resume. But did you know we offer a series of classes in some applications to help you build your skills to intermediate and advanced levels?Classes in Publishing and Design, Google, and Form and Survey Tools available in a series:…
Faced with a sharp rise in racial tensions and concern over seemingly intractable structural inequalities, simple acts of speaking and listening can promote understanding and open opportunities for progress. In a recent public forum, The Klau Center launched its new initiative to collect stories of race and encourage constructive dialogue at Notre Dame.…
Ethics Week will present a comprehensive discussion of gender diversity, taking place Feb. 10 through Feb. 14.
Helina Haile, a second year Master of Global Affairs (MGA) student, is working with the Chicago Torture Justice Center (CTJC), a first-of-its-kind organization dedicated to supporting survivors of police violence
At the University of Notre Dame, the Center for Network and Data Science (CNDS) – formerly known as the Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeNSA) – brings together faculty and other researchers to generate fundamental transformative advances in artificial intelligence (AI), data science, and network science with interdisciplinary applications in biological sciences, neuroscience, molecular synthesis, health and wellbeing, network science, foundations of computing, physical and transportation systems, and social systems.
Notre Dame Athletics | January 30, 2020
NOTRE DAME, IN — The Notre Dame Fighting Irish erupted for a 54-point second half on the way to a 90-80 win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons inside Purcell Pavilion on Wednesday evening.…
Above: Kayla August, left, with civil rights leader Diane Nash
Kayla August, a native of New Orleans and currently the rector at Lyons Hall, has worked at Notre Dame for four years. When she first came to the University, August had the opportunity to hear Diane Nash speak during a visit. August was recently recruited to be the narrator for a video on Nash for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Luncheon…
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, offered his condolences and prayers to the family of Annrose Jerry, a Notre Dame senior whose body was found today (Friday, Jan. 24) in Saint Mary’s Lake on campus.
According to the World Health Organization, one of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are working to combat this problem by looking to bacteriophages or phages.
Walk the Walk Week at the University of Notre Dame continued Monday, Jan. 20, with the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon at the Joyce Center.