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Notre Dame looking to dam for power

June 22, 2015 Categories: Our Stories

Posted originally in the South Bend Tribune on Monday, June 22, 2015 6:00 am | Updated: 7:10 am, Mon Jun 22, 2015.

SOUTH BEND — A proposed partnership between the city and the University of Notre Dame could yield a new hydroelectric facility here for the first time in more than a century.

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Step back in time at South Bend's birthday bash

May 22, 2015 Categories: Our Stories

As Posted in the South Bend Tribune: Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:00 am | Updated: 7:54 am, Thu May 21, 2015.

SOUTH BEND — Area residents will get a virtual look at old-time South Bend during the city’s 150th birthday bash this weekend.

Those who attend the festival will get their first glimpse at a 3-D-printed tabletop model of South Bend’s downtown from the late 1920s. It’s a streetscape of Main Street, including such long-vanished landmarks as the Oliver Hotel, old City Hall and the original Odd Fellows Building. They’ll be able to try out an app that provides historical details and “then and now” photos of those properties.

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ND team boosts sleep success

May 19, 2015 Categories: Our Stories

By Gene Stowe

A team of Notre Dame entrepreneurs has developed a sleep-enhancing kit and app designed to boost college students’ healthy rest, memory, learning, and mental health. The approach is based on the research of Professor Jessica Payne, director of the Sleep Stress and Memory Lab and a leader in the field. Matt Berg, who received his undergraduate degree in 2012 and graduated from ESTEEM in 2013, and junior Ryan Gannett work with Payne. Their company, Somni, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for kit manufacturing and app development. Read More


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