As institutions of higher learning quickly set plans to operate and educate students through remote learning, efforts never wavered on a future that included new leaders, a new state-of-the art building for one school, and new academic programs and partnerships.
ProstheTech, a South Bend-based startup company, secured a $20,000 investment to improve a prototype of an artificial human hand and bring it to market before year’s end.
Thomas Burish, provost at the University of Notre Dame, will step down as from his post at the end of his current five-year term on July 1, 2020.
The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association has launched a new advisory board to guide the college’s engagement with its young alumni. The Young ND Board will steer programming for Notre Dame graduates who are 32 and younger. The new 16-person body will meet on campus twice a year and hold regular digital meetings. The […]
SOUTH BEND – The WNBA will donate $10,000 to South Bend’s Venues Parks & Arts Foundation. The donation is being made on behalf of Skylar Diggins-Smith, a South Bend native and 2018 recipient of the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award. Diggins-Smith, Dallas Wings guard and three-time WNBA All-Star selection, chose South Bend’s Venues Parks & […]
The University of Notre Dame, for the seventh straight year, has been named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” list. The results, released July 16 in the Chronicle’s annual report on the Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 53,000 people at 253 colleges and universities. The […]
James Sullivan, University of Notre Dame professor of economics and co-founder of the university’s Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on Social Impact Partnerships. The commission, created by the 2018 Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act, will advise the Treasury Department on the selection of state […]
The University of Notre Dame College of Engineering has created a new center for civic innovation in partnership with the Office of Research, Center for Social Concerns and IDEA Center. The college said it’s part of an effort to find innovative solutions to pressing civic issues and improve quality of life and place in St. […]
A program launched by the University of Notre Dame in its first year has successfully helped 27 new businesses get off the ground. Notre Dame’s (Innovation, Derisking and Enterprise Acceleration) IDEA Center had an initial goal of creating 16 faculty and student startup companies between July 2017 and June 2018. Before the program, the university […]
Kelli Kilpatrick was named new senior director of Notre Dame University’s graduate business programs. She begins her new role Aug. 1. Kilpatrick will oversee admissions, student services, alumni relations and career services for the Mendoza College of Business residential graduate programs. Kilpatrick brings more than 30 years of experience in higher education at both the […]