Academics

Mendoza Dean's Speaker Series: Tom Mendoza

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Tom Mendoza, Retired Vice Chairman, NetApp Inc., will speak to students and the Notre Dame community as part of the Mendoza Dean’s Speaker Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit  https://mendoza.nd.edu/news-events/speaker-series/ Read More...

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Graduate Business Programs Open House

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Room 203

College seniors through experienced professionals are invited to an open house to learn about Mendoza's graduate degree offerings. Feel free to stop by at any time between 2:00 and 3:00 pm for Q&A with admissions staff. For more info, click here. This event is free and open to the public. Read More...

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Frank Shovlin on “The Letters of John McGahern: A Year in the Life (1970)”

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

"The Letters of John McGahern: A Year in the Life (1970)" will be the topic of a lecture by Frank Shovlin of the Irish Studies Institute at the University of Liverpool, where he is Professor of Irish Literature in English. His talk will take place  in the galleries of the new exhibition of Irish art, "Looking at the Stars," at the Snite Museum of Art, Friday, September 13, 3:30 p.m. Read More...

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Keith Davis Dvt

Science Exploration Series: Seeing into the Black

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Location: 100 Jordan Hall, Digital Visualization Theater

Join Keith Davis, Ph.D., director of the Digital Visualization Theater, as he takes you on a virtual journey through the universe to explore the dark world of black holes – and how we know they exist.  Originally published at science.nd.edu Read More...

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Saturday Scholar Series: “Listening to Puerto Rico: 'The Importance of Engaged Digital Scholarship in Times of Crisis'”

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Listening to Puerto Rico, an engaged digital learning project launched by the Universities of Notre Dame and Michigan, has been raising awareness and promoting action in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This lecture will cover how the project empowered Puerto Ricans from diverse backgrounds to tell their own stories, helped faculty understand the disaster via an immersion trip, and how relationships are continuing to be built. Read More...

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Graduate Business Programs Open House

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Room 203

College seniors through experienced professionals are invited to an open house to learn about Mendoza's graduate degree offerings. Feel free to stop by at any time between 2:00 and 3:00 pm for Q&A with admissions staff. For more info, click here. This event is free and open to the public. Read More...

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How Visualization Can Mislead Us — and what we can do about it.

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Location: Carey Auditorium

Data Visualization expert Alberto Cairo will be on campus to discuss his new book. Scientists, designers, and journalists who create data visualizations often believe that "a picture is worth a thousand words", that we should "show, don't tell", that data should "speak for itself", and that visualizations are "intuitive" and useful to "simplify" information. This talk explains why these myths if taken at face value, are wrong and dangerous, and what we can do to become better readers and designers of data visualizations. Read More...

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Science Exploration Series: Win-Win: Managing resources and infectious disease in the developing world

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

Jason Rohr, Ph.D., Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla College Professor of Biological Sciences Learn about the Rohr’ lab’s work to more fully account for the benefits of drugs to treat the five major worm infections of humans and to address the devastating disease schistosomiasis in Africa while simultaneously increasing water access and food and energy production. Read More...

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Saturday Scholar Series: Becoming Dads: How Evolution Helps Us Understand Men's Hormones, Behavior, and Health as Fathers

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Human fathers shape their children’s well-being through a range of parenting behaviors. While common for humans, this is rare for mammals. This talk will shed light on how thinking about dads evolutionarily and across cultures helps us understand fathers’ roles, biology as parents, and health. Lee Gettler Read More...

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Saturday Scholar Series: Optics and 'Natural Magic' in the Renaissance

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Most people know the story of Galileo and the telescope, but his marvelous new instrument was only one of many optical oddities and inventions that delighted and puzzled the Renaissance public. This lecture will examine the mirrors, lenses, and other wonderful objects that fascinated this famously visual age. Read More...

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Mendoza Dean's Speaker Series: Joe Ucuzoglu, CEO, Deloitte

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Joe Ucuzoglu, CEO, Deloitte, will speak to students and the Notre Dame community as part of the Mendoza Dean’s Speaker Series. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit  https://mendoza.nd.edu/news-events/speaker-series/ Read More...

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Graduate Business Programs Open House

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Room 203

College seniors through experienced professionals are invited to an open house to learn about Mendoza's graduate degree offerings. Feel free to stop by at any time between 2:00 and 3:00 pm for Q&A with admissions staff. For more info, click here. This event is free and open to the public. Read More...

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Saturday Scholar Series: The Oregon Trail and the Rise and Fall of Educational Software

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Manifest destiny, hunting, and death by dysentery: The Oregon Trail hooked generations of students with the promise of action and adventure. This presentation uses this beloved computer game to narrate the birth and death of the educational software industry. Matthew Payne Read More...

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Graduate Business Programs Open House

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Room 203

College seniors through experienced professionals are invited to an open house to learn about Mendoza's graduate degree offerings. Feel free to stop by at any time between 2:00 and 3:00 pm for Q&A with admissions staff. For more info, click here. This event is free and open to the public. Read More...

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Saturday Scholar Series: Signal Jammer: 'Recent Paintings'

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Featuring paintings that combine darkly comedic text with pop-culture images, Lahr forms a narrative about working-class identity and the shaping of gender norms through mass culture. His painting style explores the question of how the visual language of digital culture can be co-opted through the practice of painting by integrating technology as a method to produce his work, impacting his use of color, saturation, and design. Read More...

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