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All are welcome to attend the 2018 S.T.E.M. event during Reunion week

All are welcome to attend the 2018 S.T.E.M. event during Reunion week
The College of Engineering, College of Science, and Notre Dame Research are jointly celebrating the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion with an event on Friday, June 1, 2018. The festivities will be held in the new McCourtney Hall and will feature fun S.T.E.M. themed food, drinks, and participatory activities.  

ND-ECI seed grants demonstrating impact

ND-ECI seed grants demonstrating impact
The 14 investigators who received 2017 seed grants from the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI) are seeing their research bear fruit in ways that include testing the environmental impact of nanomaterials, using crowd sensing to detect groundwater well contamination, and studying Great Lakes salmon in light of Laudato si.’…

Programmed to succeed: ND-GAIN intern “MacGyvers” his own solutions

Programmed to succeed: ND-GAIN intern “MacGyvers” his own solutions
If there is a formula for how an internship should strike a balance between too little boss oversight and too much over-your-shoulder scrutiny, then Matt Lupo may have found it.    “It should be structured enough to tell you what to do,” said Lupo, of his internship with the Notre Dame Global...

Data Sleuth: ND-GAIN Intern Explores Statistics Behind Climate Change

Data Sleuth: ND-GAIN Intern Explores Statistics Behind Climate Change
Just because he’s an Environmental Science major doesn’t mean that Jorge Daura likes dirt. Daura worked for a time in a Notre Dame lab where he analyzed soil samples, yet it wasn’t for him. But ask him to research the emergency traffic capacity for a large city and he’s on it.  ...

Big Data Fuels Big Dreams for ND-GAIN Intern

Big Data Fuels Big Dreams for ND-GAIN Intern
To understand the pivotal role that Big Data plays in the career dreams of a ND-GAIN intern, consider what Carolyn Yvellez wants for her next birthday: a four-terabyte hard drive. It’s an essential computing tool should you want to store climate data for 278 large U.S. cities. “I need more...

Undergraduate students turn out for Sustainability Expo

Undergraduate students turn out for Sustainability Expo
Students braved the cold and snow on February 1 to attend the 2018 Undergraduate Sustainability Research and Education Expo.  The fourth annual event was held in the atrium of Stinson-Remick Hall and was hosted by the Campus Coalition on Research and Education for Sustainability (CREST…

Author: Koby Keck

Notre Dame Research announces 2018 Internal Grant Program recipients

Notre Dame Research announces 2018 Internal Grant Program recipients
Twenty faculty members from five of the colleges and schools have been awarded grants through the Notre Dame Research Internal Grant Program (IGP). Recipients who applied were awarded Faculty Research Support Regular Grants, Faculty Research Support Initiation Grants, Rapid Response Grants, and other internal funding. 

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” Known for words such as these and for his deeply rooted, agrarian values, Wendell Berry is...