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2023 Faculty Promotions and Awards

Author: Kelly Dietz

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The Department of Biological Sciences would like to recognize the faculty in the department who have earned a promotion this year as a result of their outstanding teaching, research, and service.   Patricia…

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College of Science Announces 2022-23 Faculty Awards

Author: Tammi Freehling

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Santiago Schnell, D.Phil., the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, has announced several faculty awards, including two new awards in research science and advising. Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award This award,…

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Graduate biology student Megan Vahsen wins prestigious award for environmental research

Author: Caroline Crawford

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Megan Vahsen, who is graduating in May with her doctorate in biology from the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the prestigious Shaheen Graduate School Award which recognizes one outstanding graduate student from the College of Science. Her work connects evolutionary biology and ecosystem ecology to study how populations evolve rapidly in response to environmental changes and how this evolution, in turn, influences ecological dynamics.

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Expert panel to discuss PFAS in firefighting gear with documentary film screening

Author: Jessica Sieff

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On April 29 (Saturday), the University of Notre Dame will host a screening of “BURNED: Protecting the Protectors” — a short documentary exploring the link between perfluorinated substances, known as “forever chemicals,” and decades of cancer in the firefighting community. The screening will take place at the DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s Browning Cinema at 6:30 p.m.

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