Profile: James Fetter, Ph.D. in Political Science 2012 and Current Notre Dame Postdoctoral Scholar

Author: Mary Hendriksen

With the critical November elections now upon us, the work of political theorist James Fetter, Ph.D., couldn’t be more timely. Fetter, who earned his Ph.D. from Notre Dame in Political Science in 2012, studies and writes about the virtues of political leadership.

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Holly Weiss: Notre Dame Bioengineering Doctoral Student

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Notre Dame faculty members and graduate students are making huge strides in research that focuses on the ability of adult stem cells to regenerate tissues. These stem cells, which are found in many adult tissues, have shown promise in therapies that regenerate organs as well as those that aim to cure diseases ranging from diabetes to Parkinson’s.…

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Perez-Blanco & Maginn Team Up For Most-Read Physical Chemistry Article In 2011

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.

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Student Spotlight: Katherine Ward, Ph.D. Biochemistry, ESTEEM

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Notre Dame’s graduate students are a critical part of the University’s research agenda. Not only do graduate students assist faculty with research, they make important discoveries of their own. Katherine Ward, a third-year student in Notre Dame’s doctoral program in Chemistry and Biochemistry who, last year, won a major fellowship from the American Heart Association, is a perfect case in point.

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Ethics Workshop Scheduled For First-Year Graduate and Professional Students

Author: Mary Hendriksen

An ethics initiative was passed in 2010 to integrate ethics training into the core curriculum for all graduate students at Notre Dame. One component of that initiative, the workshop will feature small-group sessions and a keynote address from Alasdair MacIntyre, one of the world’s leading authorities on ethics.

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Notre Dame Signs Historic Agreement For Graduate Studies in Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Notre Dame and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) have entered into a unique agreement – the first of its kind at Notre Dame – to provide a dual degree to students in the Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences fields.

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