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Juan Migliore: 2018 Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award

April 26, 2018 • Categories: Awards and Announcements


Juan C. Migliore, Professor of Mathematics, is the recipient of the 2018 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award. This award, bestowed annually on a faculty member in the College of Science, is named in honor of Father James Shilts, C.S.C., who taught in the Department of Physics from 1961 until his death in 1982, and was endowed in 1984 by Dr. Eugene T. Leonard III in memory of his parents Dr. Eugene and Doris Leonard.  Dr. Leonard III was a member of the Science Advisory Council from 1976 until 1991.  The award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching.…

2018 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Award

April 11, 2018 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

Leandro Lichtenfelz

Leandro Lichtenfelz is the 2018 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Award recipient in the Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. The Shaheen Award recognizes one outstanding graduate student from each of the four divisions of the Graduate School, acknowledging excellence in one or more of the following areas: grades, research, publications, fellowships or other awards, teaching, and mentoring.…

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

April 03, 2018 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

Caitlyn Booms and Michael Foley

Notre Dame seniors Caitlyn Booms (honors math) and Michael Foley (physics and math) have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for next year. Booms intends to pursue graduate study in mathematics and Foley in astrophysics.

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Goldwater Scholarship 2018

April 02, 2018 • Categories: Awards and Announcements


Matthew Schoenbauer

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Junior Katherine Gallagher and Sophomore Matthew Schoenbauer have both been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. This year's 211 Goldwater Scholars were selected based on academic merit from a field of 1,280 natural sciences, mathematics and engineering students from over 2,000 colleges and universities worldwide. For more information see