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Reaching for the Stars: Anything Is Possible

When Dava J. Newman arrived on the Notre Dame campus a mere decade after the University first admitted women, she thought, “It is great to be a woman in engineering.” It still is. On Oct. 17, the White House announced the nomination of Newman (B.S., AME ’86) for the position of NASA Deputy Administrator. If she receives Senate confirmation for the No. 2 position at NASA, Newman would help oversee the agency’s legislative, intergovernmental, mission support, and International Space Station programs.

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Prof. Thomas C. Corke honored at October 4 Home Football Game

Thomas C. Corke

As stated by the Office of the Provost, "the university is not simply shaped by its faculty; rather, they define it, taking ideas about teaching, research, and mission and putting them into practice on a day-to-day basis with students and colleagues in any number of settings."

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Ignition Park Site of Notre Dame Turbomachinery Facility

nwelding • Date: October 16, 2014

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday (Oct. 15) for two multitenant office buildings at South Bend’s Ignition Park, which will include space for the University of Notre Dame’s new Turbomachinery Facility.

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Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term

nwelding • Date: September 15, 2014

Peter Kilpatrick, the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected as chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).

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Notre Dame Collaborations Receive Seed Grants for High-Impact Research

nwelding • Date: September 3, 2014

The Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce that it has awarded seed funding to five new research projects across three interdisciplinary themes: precision medicine, environmental health, and mobile diagnostics. In each case, the funds will be used to gather preliminary data and validation of innovative ideas proposed by Notre Dame faculty and their collaborators to solve difficult real-world problems.

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