Char Brecevic, a Ph.D. student from the History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) Program, won the 2021 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Wednesday, October 13th on the stage in Carey Auditorium in the Hesburgh Library. The Shaheen 3MT® is a competition open to all graduate students in which they explain their research in an accessible manner to an audience of specialists and non-specialists alike. The catch is that they are limited to one static slide to illustrate their work, and must finish in three minutes or less. Competitors present from a stage to a panel of judges in front of a live audience. …
Five graduate students from the University of Notre Dame were accepted into the inaugural cohort of the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Pedagogy Fellows for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Becoming an effective data scientist requires more than just having skills in statistics, mathematics, and computer programming. It also involves good communication skills with a dose of ethics thrown in, executives from AT&T recently told two cohorts of University of Notre Dame data science master’s degree students.
A two-year Master of Science in Global Health program will leverage the University of Notre Dame’s historical strength in infectious disease research to help students solidify interdisciplinary careers that will address health issues worldwide.
In a new study, published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Matthew Webber, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is rethinking the traditional use of glucagon as an emergency response by administering it as a preventive measure.
When Gene Cernan and Harrison “Jack” Schmitt climbed into their lunar module nearly 50 years ago at the end of the Apollo 17 mission, it marked the end of an era. The Apollo 17 crew would splash down in the Pacific Ocean a few days later, marking the end of humanity’s presence on the Moon for the foreseeable future. A new age of space exploration was ushered in with the launch of the first space shuttle in 1981. The shuttle program had its own set of triumphs, notably the launch and subsequent repairs of the Hubble Space Telescope. But the pursuit of so-called deep space exploration via crewed missions — including a return to the Moon — did not seem imminent, replaced instead with a series of missions involving uncrewed probes in deep space and crewed missions closer to Earth.…
Emmanuel Cannady, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, was recognized at Commencement on Saturday with the S.J. Dilenschneider Award.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.
Notre Dame Mathematics Doctoral Student, Patrick Heslin, Wins 2021 MAGS Excellence in Teaching Award
Patrick Heslin, a 5th-year Ph.D. student in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Mathematics, has won the 2021 MAGS Excellence in Teaching Award. The Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) selects one doctoral and one master’s student each year from a distinguished and competitive field of students nominated by graduate deans from more than 175 universities in a 14-state region of the United States. Winners are selected based on their commitment to and successes in effective pedagogy. …