tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/nd-news-feed/ Notre Dame Notre Dame News // News 2017-07-19T08:00:00-0400 tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/solar-array-latest-addition-to-notre-dames-sustainability-commitment/ 2017-07-19T08:00:00-0400 2017-07-19T08:00:00-0400 Solar array latest addition to Notre Dame’s sustainability commitment /assets/242633/kenmore_center_solar_array_1_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/solar-array-latest-addition-to-notre-dames-sustainability-commitment/ Sue Lister A new 144.72 kilowatt ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system, located at its Kenmore Warehouse on North Kenmore Street in South Bend, is the latest addition to Notre Dame’s sustainability efforts to meet its goals. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/ahsan-kareem-helps-lead-new-center-in-building-capacity-to-predict-the-impact-of-natural-disasters/ 2017-07-18T13:00:00-0400 2017-07-18T13:11:58-0400 Ahsan Kareem helps lead new center in building capacity to predict the impact of natural disasters /assets/242500/ahsan_kareem_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/ahsan-kareem-helps-lead-new-center-in-building-capacity-to-predict-the-impact-of-natural-disasters/ Jessica Sieff The focus of the center is to develop a cloud-based computational platform to find solutions to complex problems in natural hazards engineering. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/researchers-improve-method-to-identify-aquatic-species-using-environmental-dna/ 2017-07-17T10:00:00-0400 2017-07-17T10:54:55-0400 Researchers improve method to identify aquatic species using environmental DNA /assets/242481/sampling_water_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/researchers-improve-method-to-identify-aquatic-species-using-environmental-dna/ Jessica Sieff Researchers have improved their method of tracking species by using the biological material those organisms leave behind known as environmental DNA (eDNA). tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/law-professor-randy-kozel-develops-a-theory-of-precedent-in-new-book/ 2017-07-13T13:50:00-0400 2017-07-13T13:50:12-0400 Law Professor Randy Kozel develops a theory of precedent in new book /assets/242191/kozel_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/law-professor-randy-kozel-develops-a-theory-of-precedent-in-new-book/ Kevin Allen Kozel, a law professor and associate dean for faculty research and development, examines when judges should break from precedent in his new book, “Settled Versus Right: A Theory of Precedent”. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/ernest-morrell-appointed-director-of-new-center-for-literacy-education-in-joint-arts-and-letters-hire/ 2017-07-13T08:00:00-0400 2017-07-17T08:20:44-0400 Ernest Morrell appointed director of new Center for Literacy Education in joint Arts and Letters hire /assets/242019/morrell_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/ernest-morrell-appointed-director-of-new-center-for-literacy-education-in-joint-arts-and-letters-hire/ Theo Helm Ernest Morrell is an expert in critical educational theory, social movement theory, English education and African diaspora popular culture. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/shavar-jeffries-to-speak-at-ace-educators-commencement/ 2017-07-12T11:15:00-0400 2017-07-12T11:15:20-0400 Shavar Jeffries to speak at ACE educators commencement /assets/241898/jeffriesshavarheadshotoctober2016_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/shavar-jeffries-to-speak-at-ace-educators-commencement/ Theo Helm Jeffries, president of Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) and a leading advocate for expanding public and accountable school-choice opportunities for underserved families, will serve as the keynote speaker at the event on Saturday (July 15). tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/laura-dassow-walls-commemorates-american-icon-thoreau-with-new-biography/ 2017-07-12T07:00:00-0400 2017-07-12T11:10:05-0400 Laura Dassow Walls commemorates 'American icon' Thoreau with new biography /assets/241890/laura_dassow_walls_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/laura-dassow-walls-commemorates-american-icon-thoreau-with-new-biography/ Carrie Gates and Brittany Collins Kaufman As the 200th birthday of Henry David Thoreau is celebrated around the world July 12, Laura Dassow Walls, author of the comprehensive biography "Henry David Thoreau: A Life,” will be commemorating the date in Concord, Massachusetts, Thoreau's birthplace. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/trying-to-say-god-rejuvenates-conversation-on-catholic-literary-culture/ 2017-06-30T16:00:00-0400 2017-07-14T13:24:50-0400 ‘Trying to Say God’ rejuvenates conversation on Catholic literary culture /assets/240632/photo_jun_22_1_14_51_pm_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/trying-to-say-god-rejuvenates-conversation-on-catholic-literary-culture/ Amanda Skofstad More than 250 writers, artists and lovers of literature convened at the University of Notre Dame June 22-24 for “Trying to Say God: Re-enchanting the Catholic Literary Imagination.” tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/nanovic-and-mendoza-to-host-european-catholic-university-officials-for-executive-education-program/ 2017-06-28T16:05:00-0400 2017-07-03T10:42:34-0400 Nanovic and Mendoza to host European Catholic university officials for executive education program /assets/102712/dome_clouds_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/nanovic-and-mendoza-to-host-european-catholic-university-officials-for-executive-education-program/ Amanda Skofstad The Catholic Leadership Institute is an intensive management training program for higher education professionals that has been internationalized to serve those working in former Soviet bloc countries. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/investors-be-wary-of-auditor-dismissals-for-the-rest-of-the-year/ 2017-06-27T15:05:00-0400 2017-06-29T10:00:47-0400 Investors: Be wary of auditor dismissals for the rest of the year /assets/240392/jeffrey_burks_seated_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/investors-be-wary-of-auditor-dismissals-for-the-rest-of-the-year/ Shannon Roddel Research by Jeffrey Burks, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Accountancy, and Jennifer Sustersic Stevens of Ohio University finds that the end of the second fiscal quarter marks a sharp dividing line for auditor dismissals. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/novel-platform-uses-nanoparticles-to-detect-peanut-allergies/ 2017-06-26T14:00:00-0400 2017-06-27T12:51:09-0400 Novel platform uses nanoparticles to detect peanut allergies /assets/239946/basar_bilgicer_2_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/novel-platform-uses-nanoparticles-to-detect-peanut-allergies/ Jessica Sieff Researchers have developed a novel platform to more accurately detect and identify the presence and severity of peanut allergies, without directly exposing patients to the allergen. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/professors-talk-on-american-oil-interests-to-air-on-c-span-3/ 2017-06-22T09:15:00-0400 2017-06-22T09:15:47-0400 Professor’s talk on American oil interests to air on C-SPAN 3 /assets/221918/darren_dochuk_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/professors-talk-on-american-oil-interests-to-air-on-c-span-3/ Brittany Collins Kaufman A spring lecture given by Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history, will be televised on C-SPAN 3 at 8 p.m. and midnight EDT Saturday (June 24). tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/father-jenkins-to-participate-in-hesburghnilking-statue-unveiling/ 2017-06-20T10:00:00-0400 2017-06-20T11:07:28-0400 Father Jenkins to participate in Hesburgh–King statue unveiling /assets/186995/200x200/hesburgh_mlk_c1964_800x480.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/father-jenkins-to-participate-in-hesburghnilking-statue-unveiling/ Sue Lister On Wednesday (June 21) a sculpture depicting former University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., with Martin Luther King Jr. will be unveiled and dedicated. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/family-volunteer-camp-allows-alumni-families-to-connect-with-nds-mission-of-service/ 2017-06-16T16:00:00-0400 2017-06-16T16:24:36-0400 Family volunteer camp allows alumni families to connect with ND’s mission of service /assets/239289/alumni_family_volunteer_camp_7_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/family-volunteer-camp-allows-alumni-families-to-connect-with-nds-mission-of-service/ Josh Stowe University of Notre Dame families will return to campus this summer to help serve the greater South Bend community as part of the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s 18th Family Volunteer Camp. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/researchers-use-light-to-manipulate-mosquitoes/ 2017-06-16T08:00:00-0400 2017-06-16T08:00:00-0400 Researchers use light to manipulate mosquitoes /assets/239167/rund_cover_art2_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/researchers-use-light-to-manipulate-mosquitoes/ Jessica Sieff Scientists have found that exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/economic-benefits-of-admitting-refugees-outweigh-costs/ 2017-06-14T14:00:00-0400 2017-06-15T10:12:14-0400 Economic benefits of admitting refugees outweigh costs /assets/239179/bill_evans_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/economic-benefits-of-admitting-refugees-outweigh-costs/ Patrick Gibbons A study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame indicates that the long-term economic benefit of admitting refugees outweighs the initial costs. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-to-host-career-fair-at-south-bends-kroc-center/ 2017-06-14T08:00:00-0400 2017-06-14T08:42:00-0400 Notre Dame to host career fair at South Bend’s Kroc Center /assets/197935/job_fair_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-to-host-career-fair-at-south-bends-kroc-center/ Sue Lister The University of Notre Dame will host a career fair for positions within its service industries from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (June 17) at the Kroc Center, 900 W. Western Ave., South Bend. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-theologian-and-holy-cross-priest-to-address-us-bishops-on-refugees-and-migration/ 2017-06-13T08:00:00-0400 2017-06-13T08:34:36-0400 Notre Dame theologian and Holy Cross priest to address U.S. bishops on refugees and migration /assets/236578/200x200/rev._daniel_groody_0159.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-theologian-and-holy-cross-priest-to-address-us-bishops-on-refugees-and-migration/ Amanda Skofstad Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., will address the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the theology of migration June 14-15, in Indianapolis. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/notre-dame-ranks-for-fifth-consecutive-year-in-idgs-computerworld-2017-best-places-to-work-in-it/ 2017-06-12T11:00:00-0400 2017-06-12T11:33:16-0400 Notre Dame ranks for fifth consecutive year in IDG’s Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT /assets/201794/oit_ad_2_200x.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-ranks-for-fifth-consecutive-year-in-idgs-computerworld-2017-best-places-to-work-in-it/ Katie Rose IDG’s Computerworld has ranked the University of Notre Dame 11th among large organizations in the Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list. tag:news.nd.edu,2005:/news/clemens-sedmak-appointed-professor-of-social-ethics-in-keough-school-of-global-affairs/ 2017-06-12T09:00:00-0400 2017-06-12T09:18:09-0400 Clemens Sedmak appointed professor of social ethics in Keough School of Global Affairs /assets/238874/clemenssedmak_200x200.jpg http://news.nd.edu/news/clemens-sedmak-appointed-professor-of-social-ethics-in-keough-school-of-global-affairs/ Renée LaReau Sedmak also holds an appointment in the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns.