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2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Notre Dame Colleges and Schools, including Arts and Letters, Engineering, and Science. Seven graduate students were among the awardees.

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Sarah Edmands Martin wins Walter Beardsley Award for thesis installation "The Princess & The Beast"

Author: Evan Bryson

Sarah Martin, a third-year graduate student in the department of Art, Art History and Design, received the Walter Beardsley Award from the Snite Museum of Art for her thesis installation The Princess & The Beast. Charles Loving, Director of the Snite, presented the award during the opening reception for the 2015 Thesis Exhibition, held the evening of April 10.

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Noted Scholar Jane McAuliffe to Deliver the Graduate School Commencement Address

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Jane McAuliffe, a scholar of the Qur’an and early Islamic history, and director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, will deliver the Commencement Address on Saturday, May 16, at the Commencement ceremony for the University of Notre Dame Graduate School.

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ESTEEM student to compete in Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

Author: Gene Stowe

Christopher Cali, an entrepreneurship master’s student and a 2014 science-business alumnus, is part of a team that will compete in the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition in Austin, Tex. in May. The group, Enlightened Diagnostics, Inc. (EnDx), qualified at a regional competition in February at the University of Louisville’s Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge.

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Reilly Center Welcomes First SRR Cohort

Author: Mark Bourgeois

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values is pleased to announce the first cohort of fellows in the NSF-funded Social Responsibilities for Researchers (SRR) program. This program is designed to provide training for STEM doctoral students in the ethical responsibilities of researchers arising from the impact of scientific and technological advancements on society. We are fortunate to welcome an exceptionally strong and truly diverse set of PhD students to this inaugural year of the program.

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Renee Bouley earns Kirschstein National Research Service Award from NIH

Author: Stephanie Healey

Renee Bouley, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The fellowship will provide two years of funding for Bouley’s project, “Discovery of a new class of antibacterials that inhibits penicillin-binding proteins.”

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