Seven to receive Notre Dame Honorary Degrees

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Alice Gast, Rev. Martin Junge, Philip J. Purcell III and Martha Lampkin Welborne will join principal speaker Vice President Mike Pence as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s...

McCloskey Business Plan Competition: 2016-2017 Semifinalists

This year’s McCloskey Business Plan Competition is in full-swing and the semi-finalists have been announced.  Six of the teams going into the semi-final round on April 20 include current ESTEEM students.  Here are the ESTEEM teams along with a summary of their...

Irish to Host Annual "Daughters for Dads"

Megan Golden | April 1, 2017 The No. 12 University of Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team will hold their annual Daughters for Dads fundraiser at Noon ET on Sunday, when they host No. 2 North Carolina at Arlotta Stadium. The...
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Climate Adaptability and Collaboration at ND-LEEF

Zach Hanson, a civil engineering graduate student, likes the days when he leaves the lab at Notre Dame, laces up his boots and drives ten minutes north to St. Patrick’s County Park to collect his newest batch of data on...

Notre Dame Professor Siyuan Zhang wins CTSI grant

  Siyuan Zhang, Nancy Dee Assistant Professor of Cancer Research, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and affiliated member of Harper Cancer Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame, recently won a grant from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences...

Encouraging the Next Generation of Energy Researchers

Hundreds of area K-12 students gathered in Notre Dame’s Stepan Center on March 4 to participate in the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF). Among those in the early morning throng were six volunteers from ND Energy’s Student...
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Lights Out for Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 – 9:30 PM, Notre Dame will once again participate in Earth Hour by turning off the lights on the Golden Dome and the Word of Life Mural on Hesburgh library.

Notre Dame Researchers Study Potential Cause of Common Birth Defect

 Small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) proteins are small peptides that get added on to other proteins to regulate their activity. While SUMO has many regulatory roles in cells, it is especially important for controlling gene expression during early development. Just a...
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Science fair at Notre Dame prepares young minds for future

Tony Kramer and Sam Chippas, seniors at Marian High School, combined their interests in electrical engineering and computer science to develop a robotics project for the March 4 Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIREF) at Notre Dame.  ...

Notre Dame’s Geothermal Energy Plans

Notre Dame is installing a $40 million geothermal system across campus as part of its overall plan to take advantage of a renewable source of energy to help heat and cool campus buildings.