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Notre Dame to be part of $194-million university research center network focused on next-generation microelectronics

Author: William G. Gilroy

The University of Notre Dame has been selected to lead one of six new university microelectronics research centers that will share $194 million in funding from the Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support the continued growth and leadership of the U.S. semiconductor industry.

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Graduate student Matthew Cooper selected to serve on IGERT advisory board

Author: Stephanie Healey

Matthew Cooper, a graduate student in the Global Linkages of Biology, Environment and Society (GLOBES) program, was recently nominated for a one-year term on the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program’s trainee advisory board. He will serve as a mentor to new trainees who will be competing in the IGERT program’s annual video and poster competition.

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Notre Dame Announces New Ph.D. Program in Anthropology

Author: Joanna Basile

The University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters will launch a doctoral program in the Department of Anthropology, with the first cohort of students due to enroll in fall 2014. The new program, says Susan Blum, professor and chair of the department, will focus its curriculum and training on integrative anthropology.

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Notre Dame Launches Doctor of Musical Arts Program

Author: Joanna Basile

Sacred music is foundational to many of the world’s artistic traditions, and this is especially so when it comes to Western music. It is also an artistic—and academic—area that continues to grow and develop. To celebrate and promote this diverse and vibrant art form, the University of Notre Dame is launching a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) program with majors in organ and choral conducting, beginning in fall 2013.

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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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