Indicators of Excellence

One of America’s leading undergraduate teaching institutions, Notre Dame also has been at the forefront in research and scholarship. The aerodynamics of glider flight, the transmission of wireless messages, and the formulae for synthetic rubber were pioneered at the University.

Today researchers are achieving breakthroughs in astrophysics, radiation chemistry, environmental sciences, tropical disease transmission, cancer, robotics, and nanoelectronics.

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A Rising Private Research University

An influential book from Johns Hopkins University Press ranks Notre Dame sixth among 11 rising private research universities.

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