Student Spotlight: Karen Antonio, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Karen Antonio  investigates molecular interactions and organization within biological cells

Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Karen Antonio has been twice honored during her graduate school career—once for her research and once for her leadership in promoting women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. Read More

Student Spotlight: Biochemist Doug Rice Reflects on the 2014 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Author: Mary Hendriksen

This past June at the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 37 Nobel Laureates met 600 young scientists from around the world — including University of Notre Dame graduate student Douglas Rice — to share their knowledge, establish new contacts, and discuss such topics as global health, the latest findings in cancer or AIDS research, challenges in immunology, and future research approaches to medicine. Read More

Graduates urged to develop their own vision of success at Graduate School Commencement

Author: William G. Gilroy

Dr. Kerry Ann Rochquemore

The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School recognized 344 master’s and 204 doctoral degree recipients and presented several awards during Commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 17) in the Compton Family Ice Arena.

Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, delivered the Commencement Address. Read More

Eleven ND Graduate Students Win NSF GRFP Awards

Author: Mary Hendriksen

The National Science Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2014 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with eleven current Notre Dame students winning the prestigious award and another five earning honorable mention. This year’s number is up from last year’s nine awardees, which was previously the highest number ever received by Notre Dame students. Read More