Notre Dame News Notre Dame News gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s academic and research mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institute of higher learning. en-us Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:43:04 +0000 Snite Museum director Loving to retire Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Charles R. Loving, director of the Snite Museum of Art at Notre Dame for the past 18 years, will retire, effective June 30. NDnano announces new center director Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Alan Seabaugh, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named the director of Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology. Our robot future? Notre Dame lecture series explores artificial intelligence and the human community Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Ten Years Hence, an annual lecture series sponsored by Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, will explore advances in artificial intelligence and the potential implications for the human community. Board governance focus of 2018 Nonprofit Breakfast Series Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) The 2018 Nonprofit Breakfast Series will take place at Mendoza on the second Tuesday of each month beginning in February, with breakfast from 7 to 8 a.m. and presentations from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Marc Breitman and Nada Breitman-Jakov named 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Prize laureates Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Two Paris-based architects known for improving cities through quality architecture and urbanism, have been named the recipients of the 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Prize at Notre Dame. Notre Dame students, faculty and staff to join 2018 March for Life Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) More than 1,000 Notre Dame students and 65 faculty and staff will travel in a 19-bus caravan to participate in the 2018 March for Life on January 19 in Washington, D.C. McGrath Institute receives Lilly Endowment grant for parish ministry enrichment programs Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) The McGrath Institute for Church Life at Notre Dame has been awarded $1 million by Lilly Endowment Inc. to expand programs for ordained and lay pastoral leaders in a shifting ministry landscape. Nanovic Institute awards Laura Shannon Prize to ‘The Work of the Dead’ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at Notre Dame has awarded the 2018 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Thomas W. Laqueur for his book “The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains". Martin Luther King Jr. Day Candlelight Prayer Service Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) The third annual Walk the Walk Week began with the candlelight prayer service in the Main Building rotunda. Events to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Walk the Walk Week Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Notre Dame will host “Walk the Walk Week,” a weeklong celebration of King and his legacy, from Jan. 15 to 22, with events including a prayer service, lectures, film screenings and a celebration luncheon. In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Morton S. Fuchs Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Morton S. Fuchs, professor emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at Notre Dame, died Dec. 31 in Surprise, Arizona, after a long illness. Notre Dame to lead $26 million multi-university research center developing next-generation computing technologies Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) A new $26 million center led by the University of Notre Dame will focus on conducting research that aims to increase the performance, efficiency and capabilities of future computing systems for both commercial and defense applications. Notre Dame researcher named to top 10 list of genomics and proteomics researchers Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, has been named to The Analytical Scientist’s 2017 Power List for his contributions to genomics research. Duncan Student Center to open on Notre Dame campus Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) The Duncan Student Center at the University of Notre Dame will open in its entirety to students, faculty, staff and the greater Notre Dame community on January 15. Graduate School’s Cunningham named Cross Scholar for leadership promise Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:45:00 -0500 (Notre Dame News) University of Notre Dame graduate student Tony Cunningham is among seven recipients of the 2018 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, presented annually to the most promising future leaders in higher education in the U.S.