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Preview the section of Douglas that's reopening soon 

Next Monday, July 18, the intersection of Ironwood and Douglas roads will close for improvements just as the stretch of Douglas between Twyckenham Drive and Ironwood Road reopens. University photographer Matt Cashore took aerial and on-the-ground photos for a preview of the new section of Douglas, which is now four lanes.
Nanoparticle ‘backpacks’ restore damaged stem cells


Nanoparticle ‘backpacks’ restore damaged stem cells

Notre Dame bioengineers have a new strategy to restore damaged stem cells. Scientists engineer nanoparticles that attach to stem cells like "backpacks" to provide medicine, which enables damaged cells to grow new tissue. (Pictured is Donny Hanjaya-Putra, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering.)


Santiago Schnell receives Arthur Winfree Prize

The Society for Mathematical Biology has selected Santiago Schnell, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, as the recipient of the 2023 Arthur Winfree Prize. The Arthur Winfree Prize is one of two premier prizes in theoretical and mathematical biology.
Summer pilot course sends students to Washington to work on national security issues


Students in new course consider national security issues 

Notre Dame students recently traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of a summer course aimed at engaging young minds to solve complex national security problems. The National Security Innovation program is a collaboration between the University's Office of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.
ND in the News

Gridlock in Congress amplifies the power of the Supreme Court

Bruce Huber, professor of law, was interviewed for an article in The New York Times about how, thanks to political gridlock, Congress seldom responds to U.S. Supreme Court decisions interpreting its statutes. The power of the Supreme Court is then amplified and the balance of power is shifted.


New dining offerings coming to campus this fall 

The options for dining on campus will increase this fall with the addition of new quick-service offerings, like Flip Kitchen inside LaFortune Student Center. The restaurant will offer a core menu of grilled flatbreads, fresh salads and more, plus a menu that “flips” every few weeks. Here's more on Flip Kitchen and two more dining outlets coming soon.
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