Fifth-year Notre Dame Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate student Marcos Perez-Blanco and his advisor, Prof. Edward Maginn, have authored an article that is the most-read article in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Physical Chemistry B for the year 2011.
Betsy Cornwell, a master’s student in Notre Dame’s Creative Writing Program, has sold her first two novels to Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Both books, written for a young adult audience, have their roots in the science fiction and fantasy genres.
Joseph S. Khalil, a Ph.D. student in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology, has won the 2011-12 Word & World Essay Prize for Doctoral Candidates. Khalil’s essay, “Qoheleth and the Overconfident Preacher,” will be published in the journal’s summer 2012 issue.
The Graduate Student Union (GSU) hosted Notre Dame’s fourth annual Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, February 24, in the Great Hall of the Jordan Hall of Science. Winners were selected in each of the four divisions of the Graduate School.