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2018 Shaheen 3MT® Engineering Finalists Named

Author: Aaron Bell

Three 3MT® finalists were named out of nine competitors on Wednesday night in DeBartolo Hall at the College of Engineering qualifying round. Mark Summe (Chemical Engineering), Xunzhao Yin (Computer Science and Engineering) and Diya Li (Chemical Engineering) were chosen to represent Engineering at the finals in Jordan Auditorium on April 23 at 5 p.m. Read More

AAUW Campus Action Project: Promoting Women Leaders in STEM

Author: Hannah Babbini

The Graduate School has recently joined forces with campus partners from AWIS-ND, GradSWE, and the Postdoc Women’s Group to submit and win a Campus Action Project Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Read More

Call for Nominations: Graduate School Commencement Awards

Author: Nora Kenney

Each year, the Graduate School presents several major awards at Notre Dame Commencement. These include the James A. Burns, C.S.C. Award, the Director of Graduate Studies Award, the Graduate Administrative Staff Member Award, and the Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Award. Last year, the Graduate School also conferred the inaugural Notebaert Award. Read More

Astrophysics graduate students witness first-ever detected neutron star collision

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

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Third-year physics graduate students Kaitlin Rasmussen and Devin Whitten were settling into their observation work in August on the 2.5-meter Irénée du Pont Telescope atop a rocky mountain in Las Campanas, Chile, scouring for a type of star enhanced by a set of reactions called the rapid-neutron capture process, or r-process. What they witnessed instead is being described as one of the most significant discoveries in astrophysics. Read More