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Rare Disease Day a reminder of the importance of research

Author: Notre Dame News

Rich Taylor

The University of Notre Dame’s Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development is focusing on collaboration, as it continues a rich history in therapeutic discovery.

“We’re expanding the capabilities of researchers through the development and support of partnerships with foundations and pharmaceutical companies, and collaborating with researchers who have complementary expertise,” said Richard Taylor, professor of chemistry and biochemistry and acting director of the Warren Family Research Center.

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3-D laser printing benefits cancer research

Author: Gene Stowe

3d Flowers

In the basement of Galvin Life Sciences Center, Matthew Leevy’s fabrication laboratory uses the latest in 3-D printing and laser cutting to help campus researchers in their quest for scientific knowledge. Leevy also uses the equipment to produce beauty and goodness – crystal flowers that enshrine Notre Dame landmarks and, now manufactured commercially, raise money to benefit cancer research.

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Graduate School going green by eliminating paper products

Author: Anna Gorman, Office of Sustainability


With a kitchen renovation in the works for the Graduate School offices on the fifth floor of the Main Building, Dean Laura Carlson saw an opportunity for change. Now that the kitchen had a sink, why not switch to reusable dishes for meals and snacks, rather than disposable paper and plastic?

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Three pillars for Active Share success

Author: Michael Hardy

Martijn Cremers

Research by Martijn Cremers suggests that investors should be cautious in how they use Active Share, which became one of the most popular ways to measure the difference between the portfolios’s holdings and their benchmarks.

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Morris Inn joins Historic Hotels of America

Author: Molly Schau

Morris Inn

The AAA Four Diamond Morris Inn is one of just 295 hotels and resorts throughout the country that have been recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture and ambiance.

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