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Statement from Notre Dame President Father Jenkins on the passing of Cardinal George

Author: Dennis Brown

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The following is a statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, on the passing of Cardinal Francis George, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, on Friday (April 17):

“Cardinal Francis George was a good and faithful bishop, a leader in the American Church and a dedicated witness to the Gospel. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, his religious community and the Archdiocese of Chicago. May he rest in the peace of Christ.”

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New paper opens the door to the study of a new class of materials

Author: William G. Gilroy

A highly filled pack of Platonic solids with 100 total particles

A new paper by a team of researchers led by Karel Matous, College of Engineering Associate Professor of Computational Mechanics in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, describes how an accurate statistical description of heterogeneous particulate materials, which is used within statistical micromechanics theories, governs the overall thermo-mechanical properties. This detailed statistical description was computed using a novel adaptive interpolation/integration scheme on the nation’s largest parallel supercomputers. Quantifying the morphology of many-body systems has applications in many scientific fields at a variety of length scales from molecular configurations up to structural composites and celestial bodies.

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Rabbi David Dalin to speak on Saint Pope John and the Jews

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rabbi David Dalin

Rabbi David Dalin, professor of law and politics at Ave Maria University, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday (April 20) in the Eck Visitors Center auditorium on “Pope John XXIII and the Jews.”

Rabbi Dalin, a historian and author of numerous books including “Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience,” will examine the history of St. Pope John’s relationship with the Jewish people from the saint’s role as a Vatican diplomat saving lives in Nazi-occupied Europe to his convening of the Second Vatican Council and encouragement of the promulgation of “Nostra Aetate,” the Council’s declaration on non-Christian religions that profoundly transformed Christian-Jewish relations.

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Ruth Riley for NDIGD Global Development Challenge

International

NDIGD to host Global Development Challenge

The April 27 events will include competitions and prizes.


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Business

Teams take tops in case competition

Two teams placed first and second in the Arthur W. Page Society competition.


“Mathematical Methods in Engineering”

Engineering

New book highlights mathematical methods

These modern methods are used in advanced engineering applications.

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