first_imgThe Susan G. Komen Evansville Tri-State Affiliate, will once again be celebrating Pink Sunday in conjunction with Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14th.   Pink Sunday is a grassroots effort between the Komen Evansville Tri-State Affiliate and local religious organizations and community groups to educate members on the importance of good breast health practices.  The program is designed to be presented on Mother’s Day but could be presented on another day that is better suited for the organization’s calendar.The Komen Evansville Tri-State Affiliate will provide a packet with breast health information and magnets to help remember that early detection is a useful tool.Please contact the office by e-mail at [email protected]; call 812.962.2202 to register.  Registration deadline is May 3, 2017.  Information for pick up will be given to the organization after registration.For more information on the Komen Evansville Tri-State Affiliate, please visit our website at www.komenevansville.org.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

Nine students receive USAID funding for development studies

first_imgThe University announced Monday that nine students have been selected to receive funding through the United States Agency for International Development to study global development challenges.The nine students who were selected include five doctoral students, Tracy-Lynn Cleary, Jenna Davidson, Catherine Flanley, Kristina Hook and Emily Maiden; two Master of Science students, Lilian Ramos and Megan Wright; and two undergraduate seniors, Lauran Feist and Samuel Lucas.“Today’s global development challenges need bold, innovative thinkers and solutions,” Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) managing director, Michael Sweikar said in a statement. “NDIGD is thrilled to once again support some of the University’s most promising students in this opportunity to develop their research and create meaningful change.”According to the statement, the students will complete their research throughout 2017 and 2018.Tags: (USAID), Notre Dame Initiative for Global Developmentlast_img read more