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Dye Boosts Bioimaging Capability

Author: Sarah Chapman

 Fluorescence imaging has been a boon to research and medicine because of its ability to examine affected areas noninvasively. But the dyes used for these purposes have their disadvantages, and as resolution needs have grown stronger, the stakes for accuracy have increased exponentially.

 

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Understand and Fight: Notre Dame researchers and the COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

As Notre Dame’s laboratories went into hibernation in March, many researchers from various fields — chemistry, engineering, political science, psychology, education — looked for ways to pivot their own work toward furthering knowledge into how COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, works, how it’s transmitted, and how our country and world can cope with the unexpected pandemic crisis. They decided to jump into the research at different times, but for the same reason: They knew they could help.

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Gregory Hartland Named Deputy Editor of Journal of Physical Chemistry C

Author: Rebecca Hicks

 

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Gregory Hartland, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has been named Deputy Editor for the Journal of Physical Chemistry C of the American Chemical Society. The journal focuses on experimental and computational physical chemistry research in energy conversion and storage, heterogeneous catalysis, and the spectroscopy and physical properties of solid-state and nanomaterials.

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NDnano announces 2020 seed grant recipients

Author: Brandi Wampler

Six faculty from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering, and College of Science have been awarded two grants through the NDnano Seed Grant Program.

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Marya Lieberman receives 2020 Reinhold Niebuhr Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Marya Lieberman, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is the 2020 winner of the Reinhold Niebuhr Award in acknowledgement of her work on Paper Analytical Devices (PADs). This award recognizes a faculty member or administrator whose life and body of academic work promotes or exemplifies the pursuit of social justice in modern life.

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2020 Faculty Promotions

Author: Rebecca Hicks

The department is pleased to announce the promotion of Laurie Littlepage to Associate Professor and Sarah West to Associate Teaching Professor.

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A Decade of Progress: Continuing Notre Dame’s journey to grow as a preeminent Catholic research university

Author: Brandi Wampler

While the University of Notre Dame has continued its commitment to inquiry and endeavor over the entirety of its history, creating the circumstances for achievement has evolved over time. Upon inauguration, Father Jenkins set out to lead a great Catholic university for the 21st century, but also one of the pre-eminent research institutions in the world.

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Dean Carlson: letter to graduate students on resolved issues

Author: Andy Fuller

The Graduate School is working through student questions and a seemingly endless list of other issues that are unique for this time.  This letter provides an update on the issues that have been resolved.  Please keep asking and bringing to their attention any additional unique needs.  

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