Notre Dame News https://news.nd.edu/ 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 Tue, 27 Oct 2020 19:41:28 +0000 Notre Dame adds 24/7 telehealth access to support students’ medical and mental health needs https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-adds-24-7-telehealth-access-to-support-students-medical-and-mental-health-needs/ https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-adds-24-7-telehealth-access-to-support-students-medical-and-mental-health-needs/ Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Notre Dame adds 24/7 telehealth access to support students’ medical and mental health needs Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain https://news.nd.edu/news/cancer-cells-mediate-immune-suppression-in-the-brain/ https://news.nd.edu/news/cancer-cells-mediate-immune-suppression-in-the-brain/ Tue, 27 Oct 2020 11:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain. In newly published research in the journal Cell, researchers showed that one type of cell important for immunity, called a myeloid cell, can suppress the immune response — which has the effect of allowing breast cancer cells to metastasize to the brain to form secondary tumor cells there. Notre Dame partners with Fulbright COMEXUS to strengthen ties between US, Mexico universities https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-partners-with-fulbright-comexus-to-strengthen-ties-between-u-s-and-mexico-universities/ https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-partners-with-fulbright-comexus-to-strengthen-ties-between-u-s-and-mexico-universities/ Tue, 27 Oct 2020 08:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Notre Dame partners with Fulbright COMEXUS to strengthen ties between US, Mexico universities. The University of Notre Dame and partners are now accepting applications for the Becas Fulbright-García Robles COMEXUS Mexico Studies Chair, which funds a senior scholar from a Mexican university to be in residence for a semester. Spatial repellents significantly reduce infections of mosquito-borne viruses, study finds https://news.nd.edu/news/spatial-repellents-significantly-reduce-infections-of-mosquito-borne-viruses-study-finds/ https://news.nd.edu/news/spatial-repellents-significantly-reduce-infections-of-mosquito-borne-viruses-study-finds/ Tue, 27 Oct 2020 08:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Spatial repellents significantly reduce infections of mosquito-borne viruses, study finds. The Iquitos trial was part of a multi-year effort led by scientists at the University of Notre Dame to determine the protective efficacy of spatial repellents to prevent human infection with pathogens that cause diseases such as malaria, Zika and dengue, spread through mosquito bites. Statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Justice Amy Coney Barrett https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-from-rev-john-i-jenkins-c-s-c-on-justice-amy-coney-barrett/ https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-from-rev-john-i-jenkins-c-s-c-on-justice-amy-coney-barrett/ Mon, 26 Oct 2020 16:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) University of Notre Dame President, Rev. John I. Jenkins, congratulates Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation today by the United States Senate as a justice of the United States Supreme Court.  Statement by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Pope Francis elevating Archbishop Wilton Gregory to cardinal https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-by-rev-john-i-jenkins-c-s-c-on-pope-francis-elevating-archbishop-wilton-gregory-to-cardinal/ https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-by-rev-john-i-jenkins-c-s-c-on-pope-francis-elevating-archbishop-wilton-gregory-to-cardinal/ Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Statement by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Pope Francis elevating Archbishop Wilton Gregory to cardinal. "We offer Archbishop Gregory our warmest congratulations on his elevation to cardinal by Pope Francis and assure him of our prayers and support." Experts say most damaging scenario to US democracy is Trump rejecting election results, potential Supreme Court ruling against him https://news.nd.edu/news/experts-say-most-damaging-scenario-to-us-democracy-is-trump-rejecting-election-results-potential-supreme-court-ruling-against-him/ https://news.nd.edu/news/experts-say-most-damaging-scenario-to-us-democracy-is-trump-rejecting-election-results-potential-supreme-court-ruling-against-him/ Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:50:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Experts say most damaging scenario to US democracy is Trump rejecting election results, potential Supreme Court ruling against him Notre Dame mourns the deaths of two students https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-mourns-the-deaths-of-two-students/ https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-mourns-the-deaths-of-two-students/ Sat, 24 Oct 2020 13:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Notre Dame mourns the deaths of two students. University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., joined with the campus community in mourning the passing of two first-year students who died this morning after being struck by an automobile at Ironwood Road and Bulla Road, about a mile east of the campus. “On behalf of the entire Notre Dame community, I express our deepest condolences and pray that our students’ families and friends may find God’s grace and solace after so shattering a loss,” Father Jenkins said. “We also pray for a full recovery of our student who remains hospitalized as a result of the accident.”… Notre Dame files formal comment with Department of Homeland Security https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-files-formal-comment-with-department-of-homeland-security/ https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-files-formal-comment-with-department-of-homeland-security/ Sat, 24 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Notre Dame files formal comment with Department of Homeland Security. Three University of Notre Dame leaders have filed a formal comment on behalf of the University urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities. The comment amplifies concerns expressed this week in a letter from Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.… Light pollution may increase biting behavior at night in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes https://news.nd.edu/news/light-pollution-may-increase-biting-behavior-at-night-in-aedes-aegypti-mosquitoes/ https://news.nd.edu/news/light-pollution-may-increase-biting-behavior-at-night-in-aedes-aegypti-mosquitoes/ Tue, 20 Oct 2020 15:35:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Light pollution may increase biting behavior at night in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, according to Notre Dame research National Science Foundation awards $1.5M grant to study learning trajectories in physical science https://news.nd.edu/news/dr-matt-kloser-and-colleagues-awarded-1-5-million-grant-from-national-science-foundation/ https://news.nd.edu/news/dr-matt-kloser-and-colleagues-awarded-1-5-million-grant-from-national-science-foundation/ Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:35:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Matt Kloser and Colleagues Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation Notre Dame president expresses concerns over proposed homeland security changes for international students https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-president-expresses-concerns-over-proposed-homeland-security-changes-for-international-students/ https://news.nd.edu/news/notre-dame-president-expresses-concerns-over-proposed-homeland-security-changes-for-international-students/ Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Notre Dame president expresses concerns over proposed homeland security changes for international students Lilly Endowment awards Notre Dame grant to advance student mental health https://news.nd.edu/news/lilly-endowment-awards-notre-dame-grant-to-advance-student-mental-health/ https://news.nd.edu/news/lilly-endowment-awards-notre-dame-grant-to-advance-student-mental-health/ Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Lilly Endowment awards Notre Dame grant to advance student mental health Statement on surge in COVID-19 cases https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-on-surge-in-covid-19-cases/ https://news.nd.edu/news/statement-on-surge-in-covid-19-cases/ Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Statement on surge in COVID-19 cases. “Due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, the University of Notre Dame is returning to a 10-person limit for any student gatherings, effective immediately. “These are immensely challenging times for all of us, but, with just 37 days remaining in the semester, the University is asking all faculty, staff and students to double down on adherence to the protocols that we have all come to know — and that we know work: wearing masks, keeping physically distant, washing hands, completing your daily health check and taking other practical steps to limit spread of the virus.… Interdisciplinary study by Notre Dame theology and psychology faculty explores link between art and spiritual understanding https://news.nd.edu/news/interdisciplinary-study-by-notre-dame-theology-and-psychology-faculty-explores-link-between-art-and-spiritual-understanding/ https://news.nd.edu/news/interdisciplinary-study-by-notre-dame-theology-and-psychology-faculty-explores-link-between-art-and-spiritual-understanding/ Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:00:00 -0400 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News) Interdisciplinary study by Notre Dame theology and psychology faculty explores link between art and spiritual understanding. Researchers will use a $230,000 grant from the Templeton Religion Trust to explore the ways in which viewing art informs and enhances spiritual growth and how that changes based on time and place.