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Arts and Letters Student Helps Develop Winning App

November 22, 2013Ben Horvath

Large crowds can make finding someone on a college campus, while tailgating, or at a concert nearly impossible. But a new app created by a team of Notre Dame students could soon change that. English and computer applications double major Nicole Brooks used knowledge from both of her fields of study to help turn a friend’s practical idea into a mobile app called Beacon. Read More

Stroke Rehab Research

August 03, 2012Charles CrowellCategories: Research

CAPP Director involved in research on the use of gaming technology for stroke rehab. Watch a video at

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International award highlights growing OpenCourseWare initiative at Notre Dame

August 03, 2012Paul MurphyCategories: Teaching

A computer applications course on the University of Notre Dame’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) website recently was named an inaugural winner of an Award for OCW Excellence by the OpenCourseWare Consortium. Read More

Business thinking meets social innovation

August 03, 2012Chris MilazzoCategories: Teaching


University of Notre Dame students in a College of Arts and Letters course called Foundations of Business Thinking are part of the only class in the nation invited to participate in the inaugural gathering of ConvergeUS, a new nonprofit initiative dedicated to social innovation through technology.

Chaired by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and TechNet CEO Rey Ramsey, the organization connects leading entrepreneurs, scholars, nonprofits, corporations, and technology experts in an attempt to find innovative solutions to pressing social problems. Read More


August 03, 2012Charles CrowellCategories: SIFE at ND

ND SIFE team wins Regional competition.  For more information see: Read More

CAPP Robot Research

August 03, 2012Charles CrowellCategories: Research

CAPP Director Charles Crowell embarks on research with robots and autism. Read More