Tags: faculty, research, Thomas Reuters, Thomas Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers list University faculty members from the Mendoza College of Business, the College of Science and the College of Engineering were included in the 2015 Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers list, a Jan. 21 release stated on Notre Dame’s news website.“The list identifies the top 1 percent of the almost 9 million scholars and scientists who publish their academic findings every year, accounting for more than 2 million journal papers,” the release stated. “Each year the list includes more than 3,000 scientists around the world who have published the highest number of articles that are cited the most frequently by other researchers. It is compiled from two separate Thomson Reuters studies that have been analyzed for publication and citation data from 22 subject fields of study, ranging from chemistry to social sciences.”In the College of Engineering, Bertrand Hochwald is the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering, and J. Nicholas Laneman is an associate professor of electrical engineering, the founding director of the Wireless Institute and a fellow of the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Value.In the College of Science, professor Timothy Beers is the Notre Dame Chair in Astrophysics, and Prashant Kamat is the Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Science in the department of chemistry and biochemistry and the Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory, as well as concurrent professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering.In the Mendoza College of Business, Luis Gómez-Mejia serves as the Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Management.
Batesville, In. — Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with local restaurants in Lawrenceburg and Batesville to provide students with free meals on select dates throughout the fall semester.Beebs & Bubs Ameri-Cafe in Lawrenceburg and Izzy’s at Hillcrest in Batesville will provide the meals at the Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg campus and Batesville site. The initiative, called “Meals on the Go,” was formed after a survey indicated reliable access to nutritious food was among the top requests by students.“We want to ensure our students have access to fulfilling meals so that they can concentrate on reaching their educational and career goals,” said Shakira Grubbs, Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services and Student Success. “We are extremely grateful to Beebs & Bubs and Izzy’s for partnering with the College to provide these meals and help our students on their way to academic success.”The dates for the free Meals on the Go at Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg will be Aug. 29; Sept. 13, 17, and 25; Oct. 10, 18, and 22; November 13 and 28; and Dec. 6 and 10. Meals can be picked up after 11 a.m. in the Express Enrollment Center at the Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus while supplies last on each date.At Ivy Tech Batesville, the free Meals on the Go will be available on Aug. 30, Sept. 10 and 25, Oct. 10 and 25; Nov. 5 and 27; and Dec. 12. The meals can be picked up at the main office of Ivy Tech Batesville from 5:30-6:30 p.m. while supplies last.Meals include sandwich, fruit, chips, and a cookie, and a vegan option is available.