Press Releases 2015

Disco-dance with robots at fourth annual National Robotics Week event

staff   April 6, 2015

Disco-dance with robots at fourth annual National Robotics Week event Robots that disco-dance with you, play hide-and-seek or engage in a Pokémon battle are just a few of the projects that will be on display during the fourth annual University of Notre Dame National Robotics Week event on Sunday (April 12). The free event is open to the public, and will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Compton Family Ice Arena.

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Notre Dame’s College of Engineering to educate students to meet 'Grand Challenges'

staff   March 24, 2015

Notre Dame’s College of Engineering to educate students to meet 'Grand Challenges' Peter Kilpatrick, Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, was in attendance Monday (March 23) as a letter of commitment was presented to President Barack Obama, announcing that 122 U.S. engineering schools plan to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century.

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Women engineers gather at Notre Dame, bring the ‘brains and beauty to engineering’

staff   March 5, 2015

Women engineers gather at Notre Dame, bring the ‘brains and beauty to engineering’ This Friday and Saturday (March 6 and 7), approximately 850 female collegiate students and professionals will gather at the University of Notre Dame for the 2015 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Region H Conference, highlighting women engineers’ unique place and voice within the engineering industry and bringing a significant economic impact to the area.

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Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

staff   February 27, 2015

Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97 Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97.

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New Notre Dame Paper Focuses on Degree Centrality in Networks

nwelding   February 25, 2015

New Notre Dame Paper Focuses on Degree Centrality in Networks Paper shares new methodology developed at Notre Dame to accurately predict the future prominence of an individual in social networks.

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