One of our local ND students, Kyle McAvoy, was featured on WTHR last week! Kyle is a rising junior who has spent his summer preparing the Gennesaret Free Clinic's mobile clinic to serve the homeless of Indianapolis as part of the University's Summer Service Learning Program. The mobile clinic was forced to take a year off last year due to the pandemic, but will be providing free, patient-centered health care to a population that is often difficult to reach.…
In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.
Five Notre Dame students have received fellowships through the Institute for Precision Health’s fellowship programs.
The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) has selected 16 Notre Dame students for its 2021-2022 Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program. The students were chosen through a competitive application process and were selected on the basis of their research experience, collaborative potential, and interdisciplinary commitment.…
David J. Veselik, associate teaching professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named assistant dean of undergraduate advising for the University of Notre Dame College of Science, effective July 1, 2021.
Geoffrey Siwo, research assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, realized there may be a way to develop therapies for new viruses. Rather than target a virus, he is looking at methods to stimulate the natural antiviral defense systems present in all cells and that can work broadly against a wide variety of viruses … known, unknown, and mutant.
Nine doctoral students from the University of Notre Dame have received Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) Predoctoral Research Fellowships.
The University of Notre Dame College of Science hosted its first ever college-wide undergraduate diploma ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2021, honoring the 455 students who were conferred Bachelor of Science degrees.
The University of Notre Dame College of Science will begin offering a new minor in science and patient advocacy beginning with the Fall 2021 semester.
Madeline Owen of Columbus, Ohio, has been named valedictorian and Alexis Waldschmidt from Naperville, Illinois, was selected salutatorian of the 2021 University of Notre Dame graduating class.
The students were selected through a competitive application and interview process and were chosen on the basis of their research promise, interdisciplinary potential, collaborative commitment, and fit with the NDIAS’s mission and research theme.
Established in 2016, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is an international graduate-level scholarship program that cultivates and supports a highly engaged, multidisciplinary and multicultural community of graduate students at Stanford University in California.
Diogo Bolster, professor and Notre Dame Chair in Hydrology, has been appointed as the Henry J. Massman Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences.
Kenyon S. Tweedell, a professor emeritus of biology who taught and conducted research at the University of Notre Dame for 34 years, died March 30. He was 97.
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D. …
A team of University of Notre Dame undergraduate students' 55-page proposal led them to the finalist round of the NASA Student Payload Opportunity with Citizen Science competition, which invited students from across the country to design experiments to send to space.
The National Science Foundation has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program, with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.
Led by the University of Notre Dame and implemented by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), the AEGIS research team will begin the first of four planned trials in Kenya.
The Notre Dame Alumni Association announced its second annual Domer Dozen cohort, honoring 12 graduates ages 32 and younger for significant contributions in their fields, as well as in service to others. The Domer Dozen program is the signature initiative of YoungND…
Michael Piotrowski was one of the few students in the sustainability minor able to do field research in the summer of 2020, as he tracked the elusive rough-seeded fameflower (Phemeranthus rugospermus) across Indiana.