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Funding scientific research fuels job creation

April 26, 2017

Notre Dame researchers have contributed both to the local and national economies through government-funded grants.

GBCF acquires new equipment

April 25, 2017

The new equipment supports a broad range of applications that can sequence millions of DNA fragments.

Notre Dame Student Team Competes in International Competition

April 19, 2017

After the wake of two devastating civil wars in the 1990’s and 2000's, and the Ebola epidemic in 2014 which left more than 3,600 Liberian children orphans, the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (LMHSW) recognized the critical mental health problem in their country, especially among Liberian youth. Imagine you work for a consulting firm that has been asked for a proposal to address this problem. You must develop an interdisciplinary approach built on evidence-based strategies to improve mental health education and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Most importantly, you only have a week to prepare. Every spring, Emory University hosts a competition where a similar fictional challenge based on real situations is undertaken by undergraduate and graduate students. This year, a team of six University of Notre Dame students, with funding, coaching, and support from the Eck Institute for Global Health…

Nitesh Chawla named recipient of 1st Source Bank’s 2017 Commercialization Award

April 19, 2017

Chawla received the award, which carries a $20,000 cash prize, for innovating a new data science software, Aunsight, allowing data scientists and business analysts to deliver on the business value proposition of big data analytics.

Study sheds light on Tuberculosis

April 10, 2017

Researchers develop combined genetic and analytical method to study TB.

Nine students receive USAID funding

April 10, 2017

The funding will be used to address pressing global development challenges through research abroad.