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Physics professor elected into Academy of Europe

October 17, 2017 • Categories: News

Michael Wiescher, the Freimann Professor of Nuclear Physics and the director of the Nuclear Science Laboratory, has been elected into the Academia Europaea, the Academy of Europe, for a lifetime of outstanding achievements.


Dobrowolksa-Furdyna receives Distinguished Achievement Award from South Bend Alumni Association

October 12, 2017 • Categories: News

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Margaret Dobrowolska-Furdyna, the associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Science, has won the Distinguished Achievement Award from the South Bend Alumni Association for her role in organizing the Ace for Science tennis tournament. From 2014 through 2016, Dobrowolska-Furdyna organized an annual tennis tournament for charity to raise funds for science programs in local South Bend schools.

Sifting through stardust

October 11, 2017 • Categories: News

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Galactic archaeology digs into the origins of the universe.

High-Energy Physics Group awarded $1.2 million from DOE

October 10, 2017 • Categories: News

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University of Notre Dame physicists and their colleagues have been awarded $1.2 million over four years from the United States Department of Energy to develop radiation-resistant optical devices that can be used in a wide variety of scientific and technical applications, including experiments at the world’s largest particle accelerator, located in Geneva, Switzerland.

Matta's Ph.D. thesis published by Springer Theses

October 04, 2017 • Categories: News

The Ph. D. thesis of Dr. James Matta, titled "Exotic Nuclear Excitations: The Transverse Wobbling Mode in 135Pr" has been published as a book by the well-known science publisher Springer under the "Springer Theses" series.