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Physics alumnus receives Fellowship from Woodrow Wilson Foundation

April 29, 2011 • Categories: News


Marcus Hedahl, who graduated from Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1995, has won a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Hedahl, a doctoral candidate in philosophy at Georgetown University, is one of 21 Fellows selected from 585 applicants. His dissertation, Owing It to Us: Duties Directed to One’s Own, deals with the duties that individuals owe to groups of which they are a member.…

2011 Sakurai Prize co-winner to deliver special lecture

April 21, 2011 • Categories: News


On Friday, May 6 at 7 pm in DeBartolo Hall (Room 101) Chris Quigg will deliver a special talk, "The Coming Revolutions in Particle Physics: The Large Hadron Collider Is Here...Physics Will Never Be the Same." Dr. Quigg is a theoretical physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratoy.…

Astrophysicist Peter Garnavich featured in Notre Dame Magazine

April 13, 2011 • Categories: News


Astrophysicist Peter Garnavich and research at the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) is featured in the Spring 2011 issue of Notre Dame Magazine. The article, Wonder of Wonders, was written by Jay Walljasper after he interviewed Prof. Garnavich at the LBT in Arizona.…