Stephen J. Rooklidge, a civil engineering and geological studiesgraduate student at the University of Notre Dame, has received a LarsonAquatic Research Support Scholarship from the American Water WorksAssociation (AWWA).p….
Summer Commencement exercises for 180 graduating University of Notre Dame students will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 6 (Friday) on the concourse of the Joyce Center.p….
Peter C. Burns, associate professor of civil engineering andgeological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has received the 1999Young Scientist Award by Geological Society of America. The award is givenannually to honor scientists 35 years or age or younger for originalresearch that advances the earth sciences.p….
The University of Notre Dame is the third leading undergraduateincubator of staff members for Congressional committees and the House andSenate leadership, according to “The Hill People, 1999,” a special editionof National Journal: The Weekly on Politics and Government.p….
A serious obstacle impeding the application of superconductor devices can be overcome by employing a common mechanism, the so-called “ratchet effect,” according to a report by a team of physicists in the July 22 publication of Nature.p….
Guadalupe Garcia, director of Saint Michael’s Laundry at Notre Damesince 1987, has retired after 32 years at the University.p….
The University of Notre Dame received five Circle of ExcellenceAwards this week (July 18-20) at the 1999 national assembly of the Councilfor the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Boston.p….
The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: Childhood transitions: A Notre Dame psychology professor has launched a study into why some mothers and their children get along well during the teenage years while others experience problems. Titled the…
South Africa’s ambassador to the United States, Sheila Sisulu, will be the guest speaker at a graduation ceremony for volunteer teachers in the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) on July 17 (Sat.) beginning at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the College of Business Administration.p….
Gary Hall, a 1996 Notre Dame Law School graduate, has been selected a White House fellow for 1999-2000. He also is one of two Notre Dame alumni among the 16 recipients of the prestigious award, joining U.S. Army Maj. Peter F. Najera, a 1987 graduate.p….
John A. Sejdinaj, director of finance and budgeting at the University of Notre Dame since 1996, has been promoted to assistant vice president of finance and director of budgeting and planning.p….
“Women Poets of the Americas: Toward a Pan-American Gathering,” isa new book coedited by a poet at the University of Notre Dame and anArizona State University scholar who is a Notre Dame alumna.p….
Frank P. Incropera, McCloskey dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has announced the addition of three new positions to the dean’s.p….
Prominent Michiana businessman and civic leader Jerry Hammes is the 1999 recipient of the Rev. Howard J. Kenna, C.S.C., Award for service to the University of Notre Dame and its founding religious community, the Congregation of Holy Cross.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a $50,000 grant from TheRobert Wood Johnson Foundation of Princeton, N.J., in support of aconference on parenting influences in child development.p….
The University of Notre Dame’s Laboratory for Scientific Computing has released a new version of its Local Area Multicomputer (LAM) software library.p….