Elizabeth DeWaard

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Traditional Festival Celebration

Come taste some traditional teas and sweets in celebration of Diwali and the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Student Spotlight – Michael Planar

Michael is a seventh year graduate student working for Professor Colin Jessop. He spent a few years measuring the properties of the Higgs boson through its decay into two photons as measured by the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) at the Large Hadron Collider. He also spent a few years working on the Electromagnetic Calorimeter for …

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Football Night

Food, Fun, and Learn!! Come cheer and shout for our Notre Dame Football team  when they will be playing with our historic rival Michigan State University, while watching the game LIVE ON SCREEN on campus with your fellow friends.  PIZZA will be provided, please bring snacks or drinks to share. If you want further more …

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Unofficial Happy Hour – TONIGHT!

Resume Preparation & Interview Techniques Seminar

Come join us for a professional development seminar hosted with the Chemistry Department!

GPS WELCOME BACK BBQ POSTPONED TO FRIDAY 09/08!

Due to the impending thunderstorm this afternoon, the Welcome Back BBQ has been postponed until Friday. There will be more details when we get closer to the event.

Student Spotlight – Nirupama Sensharma

Nominations for next month’s student spotlight can be made here. Nirupama is a third year working with Umesh Garg in the Experimental Nuclear Physics division. She uses gamma spectroscopy to study the exotic phenomena exhibited by triaxial nuclei. She is currently investigating the rare process of wobbling in triaxial nuclei in A~130 region as well …

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Welcome Back BBQ!!!

The start of the school year doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom! Join us for the GPS welcome back BBQ! The BBQ will be held on Labor Day, September 4th, starting at 4 PM at Rum Village Park Pavilion 2! RSVPs are not required but we encourage everyone to sign up here! Please bring a dish to pass. GPS will be providing burgers and hot dogs, …

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Student Spotlight – Jason Wiggins

Jason Wiggins

Jason is a seventh year working with Peter Garnavich. His research strives to better understand the characteristics of isolated galaxies in underdense regions of the universe and how they compare to galaxies in higher density regions. He previously worked at American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Jason is a self-proclaimed “science fiction enthusiast,” so much so that he sometimes trips over all his books.  Upon graduating from the University of Notre Dame, he is looking forward to continuing his research as a Post-Doc.

Science Policy Initiative

The Science Policy Initiative (SPI) is a student-run group focusing on issues at the intersection of science and society.  We encourage dialogue on campus around policy issues, strive to improve our science communication skills, and serve as a professional development resource for students interested in science policy careers.  SPI hosts a number of events throughout …

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