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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.
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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.  ...
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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.
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ND Fights Neglected Tropical Disease

Department of Biological Sciences Professor Edwin Michael is on the cutting edge of an initiative to address the sociology of neglected tropical disease transmission.
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ND Installing Renewable Energy System

In an effort to heed Pope Francis’ call to be better stewards of our shared Earth, Notre Dame has begun planning and installing several geothermal systems across campus.