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Technology Ethics Center Conference – Algorithmic Bias: Sources and Responses

The Technology Ethics Center at the University of Notre Dame convenes global thought leaders in academia, industry, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies to develop...

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Health and Society

Notre Dame launches a weekly webinar series discussing COVID-19

A new webinar series at the University of Notre Dame, titled “Consider This! Simplifying the COVID-19 Conversation,” will unpack the science and research behind the...

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Science and Technology

Numbers Can Lie: When algorithms work perfectly but fail miserably

The famous saying, “numbers don’t lie,” might work when reporting the score of a football game, but even then, the numbers don’t tell the whole story. In the three...

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Science and Technology

New College of Science, ThinkND multimedia series covers algorithms and ethics

The famous saying “numbers don’t lie” might work when reporting the score of a football game, but even then, the numbers don’t tell the whole story.  Algorithms...

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Gear treated with ‘forever chemicals’ poses risk to firefighters

Firefighters face occupational hazards on a daily basis. Now, new research shows they face additional risk just by gearing up. Fabric used for firefighter turnout gear tested...

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Health and Society

Covering Coronavirus: Lessons from the past, hope for the future

As the University prepares to confer degrees on the Class of 2020, we speak with the class valedictorian, Brady Stiller, about this unique moment in Notre Dame history. Brady...

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Global Affairs

Amid pandemic, climate scientists imagine Earth Day 2070

Earth Day 2020 will mark 50 years since the first nationwide effort to educate the public and raise awareness of environmental issues that threaten the health and sustainability...

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Health and Society

On the front lines of the coronavirus fight, health professionals show ‘compassion to its fullest’

The images flood news broadcasts and social media feeds. Doctors, nurses, clinicians and emergency medical technicians working tirelessly to treat patients suffering from the...

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Science and Technology

Why Physics (Still) Lacks Diversity

The lack of diversity in physics is a known problem, and yet efforts to change our demographics have only had minor effects during recent decades. What do we mean by...

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Science and Technology

Take 10 for the Planet

Check out this new library and learn more about water, energy, business, history, and the environment. More than 50 videos and podcasts are organized and categorized by subject...

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Science and Technology

Firefighters and PFAS: Occupational Heath and Environmental Health

Prof. Graham Peaslee from the Notre Dame Department of Physics discusses his recent research on PFAS, their impact on the body and the environment. A group of chemicals, Per- and...

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Science and Technology

Born from the Stars

The Universe is big – bigger than we can often comprehend. From the extremely large galaxies, stars and planets, to the incredibly small, with intricate structure inside every...

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