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Strength in numbers: Crowdsourcing challenge seeks new methods to combat drug-resistant malaria

A team of researchers at Notre Dame put out a call to the masses, enlisting researchers, data scientists and health professionals to analyze genomic data from emerging drug-resistant malaria parasites and gain a better understanding of the...
19-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Liberal or Conservative? CEOs’ Political Leanings Skew Firms’ Logic in Structuring Initial Pay Packages, Study Shows

Newly appointed, conservative CEOs who are naturally more risk averse receive less performance-based pay than those who are more willing to take risks, and more liberal CEOs get more performance-based pay, according to research from Notre Dame's...
18-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rampant misclassifications make bond mutual funds appear far less risky, significantly impacting investors, study shows

Some mutual fund managers appear to be overestimating the safety of their holdings, resulting in misclassifications by Morningstar that have a significant impact on investors, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
13-Nov-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Notre Dame Stories: Of Analytics and Art

In this episode we meet a business student who is helping the NBA understand a new rule change... And, one of the most iconic landmarks on campus gets an upgrade.
8-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Believing in climate change doesn’t mean you are preparing for climate change, study finds

Notre Dame researchers found that although coastal homeowners may perceive a worsening of climate change-related hazards, these attitudes are largely unrelated to a homeowner’s expectations of actual home damage.
8-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers land funding to help launch diabetic ulcer drug over ‘Valley of Death’

Notre Dame's $4.6 million award from the Department of Defense will help fund the expensive studies required before the compound can be given approval by the FDA to be tested on people.
7-Oct-2019 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover critical process for how breast cancer spreads in bones

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have identified a pair of proteins believed to be critical for spreading, or metastasizing, breast cancer to bone.
7-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biology professor receives NIH New Innovator Award to study the nervous system

Notre Dame's Cody Smith has been granted a highly competitive National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award that will allow him to perform bold research that has the potential to impact a broad area of science.
2-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Office of Media Relations is the designated liaison between the University and the media and, in that capacity, the entity that gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institution of higher learning.


  • Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Geolo

    Modern Civil Infrastructure, Natural Hazard Assessment and Mitigation, disaster risk reduction, engineering for international development


Sue Lister
Director, Media Relations


Shannon Roddel
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame Law School


Erin Blasko
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Local government, community

Patrick Gibbons
Executive Director of Academic Communications


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Social Sciences, International, Keough School of Global Affairs


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