tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/nd-news-feed/ Notre Dame Notre Dame News // News 2017-01-16T12:55:00-0500 tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-astrophysicists-discover-dimming-of-binary-star/ 2017-01-16T12:55:00-0500 2017-01-16T12:55:58-0500 Notre Dame astrophysicists discover dimming of binary star /assets/223086/peter_garnavich_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-astrophysicists-discover-dimming-of-binary-star/ Brian Wallheimer A team of astrophysicists led by Peter Garnavich, professor of physics, has observed the unexplained fading of an interacting binary star, one of the first discoveries using the University's Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/in-memoriam-retired-general-counsel-trustee-philip-faccenda-sr/ 2017-01-12T12:30:00-0500 2017-01-12T12:30:00-0500 In Memoriam: Retired general counsel, Trustee Philip Faccenda Sr. /assets/99060/memoriam_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/in-memoriam-retired-general-counsel-trustee-philip-faccenda-sr/ Dennis Brown A graduate of Notre Dame, Faccenda joined the administration in 1967 as a special assistant to University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/nonprofit-breakfast-series-to-offer-sessions-on-nonprofit-administration/ 2017-01-12T10:00:00-0500 2017-01-12T10:23:37-0500 Nonprofit Breakfast Series to offer sessions on nonprofit administration /assets/185533/mcob_candids_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/nonprofit-breakfast-series-to-offer-sessions-on-nonprofit-administration/ William G. Gilroy Leaders and volunteers from nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in the University of Notre Dame Nonprofit Breakfast Series beginning in February. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/annual-index-reveals-biggest-movers-in-climate-change-adaptation/ 2017-01-11T13:00:00-0500 2017-01-11T16:28:33-0500 Annual index reveals biggest movers in climate change adaptation /assets/222853/jan_2017_gain_biggest_movers_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/annual-index-reveals-biggest-movers-in-climate-change-adaptation/ Jessica Sieff The top five countries showing the biggest amount of improvement in preparedness over the last year were Ghana, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/statement-by-rev-john-i-jenkins-csc-president-university-of-notre-dame-2/ 2017-01-10T15:00:00-0500 2017-01-11T17:19:28-0500 Statement by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President, University of Notre Dame /assets/219000/nd_seal_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/statement-by-rev-john-i-jenkins-csc-president-university-of-notre-dame-2/ Notre Dame News On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of San Antonio’s Archbishop Emeritus Patricio Flores, who died Jan. 9 after a long illness. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/david-bailey-doug-marsh-promoted-to-vice-president/ 2017-01-05T13:00:00-0500 2017-01-05T13:48:35-0500 David Bailey, Doug Marsh promoted to vice president /assets/222362/david_bailey_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/david-bailey-doug-marsh-promoted-to-vice-president/ Dennis Brown Bailey and Marsh have been promoted to vice president for strategic planning and institutional research and vice president for facilities design and operations, respectively. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/in-memoriam-francis-kobayashi-assistant-vice-president-emeritus-for-research/ 2017-01-03T16:00:00-0500 2017-01-04T14:29:49-0500 In Memoriam: Francis Kobayashi, assistant vice president emeritus for research /assets/99060/memoriam_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/in-memoriam-francis-kobayashi-assistant-vice-president-emeritus-for-research/ Dennis Brown Kobayashi was appointed assistant vice president for research and advanced studies in 1967, serving until his retirement in 1995. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/three-arts-and-letters-faculty-offered-neh-fellowships/ 2016-12-22T12:00:00-0500 2016-12-22T13:07:23-0500 Three Arts and Letters faculty offered NEH fellowships /assets/221918/darren_dochuk_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/three-arts-and-letters-faculty-offered-neh-fellowships/ Carrie Gates Associate Professors Darren Dochuk, Karen Graubart, and Sean Kelsey—were offered fellowships last week from the National Endowment for the Humanities. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/researchers-confirm-molecules-role-in-kidney-formation/ 2016-12-21T12:00:00-0500 2016-12-21T12:29:48-0500 Researchers confirm molecule's role in kidney formation /assets/221707/rebecca_wingert_and_team_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/researchers-confirm-molecules-role-in-kidney-formation/ Gene Stowe The discovery could help advance understanding to address issues such as birth defects and repair of the kidney after illness or injury. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/reilly-center-releases-2017-list-of-emerging-ethical-dilemmas-and-policy-issues-in-science-and-technology/ 2016-12-20T15:00:00-0500 2016-12-20T15:29:26-0500 Reilly Center releases 2017 list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology /assets/221643/reilly_list_image_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/reilly-center-releases-2017-list-of-emerging-ethical-dilemmas-and-policy-issues-in-science-and-technology/ Jessica Baron The 2017 list includes freezing brains and swarms of drones and highlights issues in robotics, neuroscience, education and medical management. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/study-to-assess-climate-resiliency-of-more-than-250-us-cities/ 2016-12-20T11:45:00-0500 2017-01-04T14:54:11-0500 Study to assess climate resiliency of more than 250 US cities /assets/221600/los_angeles_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/study-to-assess-climate-resiliency-of-more-than-250-us-cities/ Alex Gumm Global Adaptation Initiative has announced it will assess the climate vulnerability and readiness of every U.S. city with a population over 100,000. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/reuters-names-timothy-beers-and-prashant-kamat-2016-highly-cited-researchers/ 2016-12-19T12:00:00-0500 2016-12-19T12:04:02-0500 Reuters names Timothy Beers and Prashant Kamat 2016 highly cited researchers /assets/221496/prashant_kamat_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/reuters-names-timothy-beers-and-prashant-kamat-2016-highly-cited-researchers/ Marissa Gebhard Beers and Kamat were named among the world’s most influential scientific minds not only for publishing a significant number of research papers, but also for authoring reports that ranked among the top 1 percent in their respective fields over an 11-year period. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/mckenna-makes-leadership-gift-to-alma-mater-to-establish-center-for-human-development-and-global-business/ 2016-12-15T14:00:00-0500 2016-12-15T14:00:00-0500 McKenna makes leadership gift to alma mater to establish Center for Human Development and Global Business /assets/221226/andrew_james_mckenna_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/mckenna-makes-leadership-gift-to-alma-mater-to-establish-center-for-human-development-and-global-business/ Dennis Brown Andrew J. McKenna Sr., an alumnus and emeritus chairman of the Board of Trustees has made a gift to establish the Andrew J. and Joan P. McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/hesburgh-yusko-scholars-program-to-seek-new-director-to-replace-retiring-joseph-buttigieg/ 2016-12-15T11:00:00-0500 2016-12-15T15:59:53-0500 Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program to seek new director to replace retiring Joseph Buttigieg /assets/221214/joseph_buttigieg_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/hesburgh-yusko-scholars-program-to-seek-new-director-to-replace-retiring-joseph-buttigieg/ Dennis Brown Joseph Buttigieg joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1980 and is the inaugural director of the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-finalizes-agreement-to-construct-hydro-facility-on-st-joseph-river/ 2016-12-12T19:00:00-0500 2016-12-12T19:00:00-0500 Notre Dame finalizes agreement to construct hydro facility on St. Joseph River /assets/212230/sbndsquare.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-finalizes-agreement-to-construct-hydro-facility-on-st-joseph-river/ Dennis Brown Construction of the hydro facility, which will be primarily underground, will commence in October, with full operation expected to begin in early 2019. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/nobel-peace-prize-speech-highlights-contribution-of-notre-dames-kroc-institute-to-process-of-ending-war-in-colombia/ 2016-12-12T11:00:00-0500 2016-12-12T12:02:15-0500 Nobel Peace Prize speech highlights contribution of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute to process of ending war in Colombia /assets/176269/200x200/bogota_colombia_300.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/nobel-peace-prize-speech-highlights-contribution-of-notre-dames-kroc-institute-to-process-of-ending-war-in-colombia/ Joan Fallon In a stirring and evocative Nobel Peace Prize speech in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos directly acknowledged the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-conde-nast-announce-new-research-collaboration-on-content-consumption-and-deep-learning/ 2016-12-08T13:00:00-0500 2016-12-08T13:00:50-0500 Notre Dame, Condé Nast announce new research collaboration on content consumption and deep learning /assets/220539/chawla_student200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-conde-nast-announce-new-research-collaboration-on-content-consumption-and-deep-learning/ Brandi Klingerman Partnership to develop deep learning systems to model and predict audience engagement. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/law-professor-cassel-to-join-colombian-president-at-nobel-peace-prize-ceremony/ 2016-12-07T10:00:00-0500 2016-12-07T11:00:02-0500 Law professor Cassel to join Colombian president at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony /assets/213561/cassel_douglass_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/law-professor-cassel-to-join-colombian-president-at-nobel-peace-prize-ceremony/ Shannon Roddel Douglass Cassel will join Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony December 10 in Oslo, Norway. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/second-generation-stars-identified-giving-clues-about-their-predecessors/ 2016-12-06T15:00:00-0500 2016-12-06T17:21:42-0500 Second-generation stars identified, giving clues about their predecessors /assets/220199/tim_beers_group_high_res_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/second-generation-stars-identified-giving-clues-about-their-predecessors/ Brian Wallheimer Information can be used to tell the story of how the first elements were formed, and determine the distribution of the masses of those first stars. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/usaid-announces-grant-to-notre-dame-to-support-literacy-in-haiti/ 2016-12-06T08:00:00-0500 2016-12-06T08:28:33-0500 USAID announces grant to Notre Dame to support literacy in Haiti /assets/220076/haiti_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/usaid-announces-grant-to-notre-dame-to-support-literacy-in-haiti/ Theo Helm More than 30,000 children will benefit from the $6.3 million grant awarded to the University to improve early-grade literacy in Haiti.