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Professional master's program open house scheduled for Feb. 7

Author: Stephanie Healey

Eck Institute for Global Health

All undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering and the College of Science are invited to an upcoming open house at Innovation Park to learn more about three of Notre Dame’s professional master’s programs – ESTEEMPatent Law and Global Health. You will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, current students and alumni from the programs. Food and beverages will be served.  Please RSVP for the event here.

If you have any questions regarding the open house please do not hesitate to contact Christan Shelton at (574) 485-2280.

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Harper Cancer Research Institute is accepting abstracts for 2nd Annual Research Day

Author: Stephanie Healey

Harper Cancer Research Institute

The Harper Cancer Research Institute is accepting abstracts for the 2nd Annual Harper Cancer Research Institute Day on April 15, 2013.

All individuals who work on cancer-related research in any department are invited and encouraged to participate in the poster session. Posters will be displayed on a 40" x 60" board. Awards will be given for first, second and third place in the following categories: undergraduate, graduate student or technician, and post-doctoral fellow.

Please review the sample abstract. All abstracts must be submitted in this format to Angela Cavalieri no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. Email Angela or call (574) 631-4100 with any questions.

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Mary Hesburgh Flaherty to speak at breast cancer fundraiser

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Mary Hesburgh Flaherty

University of Notre Dame alumna Mary Hesburgh Flaherty, a breast cancer survivor and longtime supporter of the University, will be the featured speaker at the Pink Zone luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 2 (Saturday) at the Purcell Pavilion at Notre Dame. The luncheon will precede the annual Notre Dame women’s basketball Pink Zone game at 2 p.m. and is organized by the College of Science to recognize researchers and physicians in the fight against cancer.

The luncheon is organized by the College of Science and the Notre Dame women’s basketball team in conjunction with local physicians. Physicians and researchers who fight against breast cancer daily in the hospital or in the lab will be recognized during the luncheon and the game. The women’s basketball team has played a major role in funding the Pink Zone initiative. Over the past four years, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team has contributed more than $450,000 to the fundraising effort.

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Need help with math? Tutoring sessions are available

Author: Stephanie Healey

Math Tutoring

The O’Meara Mathematics Library staff is pleased to announce that tutoring sessions will be offered in the branch library Sunday -Thursday from 7-11 p.m. for undergraduate students from any mathematics class.

The tutors are available to help with assignments or questions. Tutors are not intended to do a student's homework or repeat lectures a student missed. The program has been very successful and the comments from students using the service have been extremely positive.

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Pink Zone spin-a-thon

Author: Carol C. Bradley

Pink Sneakers

RecSports has teamed up once again with Women’s Basketball and the College of Science to raise money for breast cancer awareness and local research.

The 24-Hour Pink Zone Spin-A-Thon takes place from noon Friday, Jan. 25, through noon Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Rockne Memorial Cycling Studio B026. Registration is open online via RecRegister at

Reserve your bike and time slot with your donation—minimum suggested donation is $1. Please help us in our goal to reach $15,000 with the event. Ride for one, two, or 24 hours!

The event is open to the Notre Dame campus and local community members.

Questions? Contact RecSports Fitness, (574) 631-3432.

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2012: The year in review

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The calendar year 2012 was filled with many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration and reflection at Notre Dame. Here are some of the significant happenings.

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