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Overburdened caseworkers put foster youths’ online safety on the back burner

Foster parents and caseworkers agree: Sexual-related risks are the top concern for online safety for youths in the U.S. child welfare system. But how these two groups approach technology access and other online risks is conflicted, according to research from the University of Notre Dame. In a …

Toby Li

AI browser plug-ins to help consumers improve digital privacy literacy, combat manipulative design

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are developing artificial intelligence tools that help consumers understand how they are being exploited as they navigate online platforms. The goal is to boost the digital literacy of end users so they can better control how they interact with these …

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Celebrating undergraduate excellence: 2024 awards from the Notre Dame College of Engineering

Notre Dame Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual college-wide awards to undergraduate students. Reverend Thomas A. Steiner, C.S.C. Award The Reverend Thomas A. Steiner, C.S.C. Award “for all around excellence as a graduating senior in the College of …

Taeho Jung

Taeho Jung receives NSF CAREER award to improve cybersecurity

Taeho Jung, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award. The award recognizes early career excellence in STEM research and education. Jung’s research focuses on enhancing data security …

Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Katherine Walden

Interdisciplinary team of faculty to create new curriculum for responsible computing

While many computer science programs offer students a single, stand-alone course on ethics, an interdisciplinary team of University of Notre Dame researchers is rethinking that model. Faculty from the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Engineering are working together to integrate …

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Cheers to Recipients of the College of Engineering Staff Excellence Awards (Spring 2024)

The Notre Dame College of Engineering is pleased to announce the Spring 2024 recipients of the Staff Excellence …

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Nitesh Chawla elected as fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Nitesh Chawla, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame …

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8 Engineering faculty win NSF CAREER awards in 2023-24

Between 2023-24, eight Notre Dame faculty in the College of Engineering received National Science Foundation (NSF) …

Shreya Kumar

Shreya Kumar to receive 2024 ND Women in Engineering Impact Award

Shreya Kumar, assistant teaching professor of computer science and engineering, has been named the recipient of the …

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Disinformation expert explores history and future of fake news in new book

The era of fake news feels brand-new. But a new book, “A History of Fake Things on the Internet,” takes a …