The Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine was founded in 2011 to advance the scientific theory and practice of compassionate care in medicine and promote effective communication skills in physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals at every level of training and practice. It provides courses in the science of compassion in medicine, medical counseling skills, spiritualities of caring in medicine, the Pathos Project, and an introduction to hospice and palliative care. It conducts research and consulting in these areas and collaborates with other local and national organizations with similar goals.
The College of Engineering, College of Science, and Notre Dame Research are jointly celebrating the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion with an event on Friday, June 1, 2018. The festivities will be held in the new McCourtney Hall and will feature fun STEM themed food, drinks, and participatory activities.
Andrew Grose, a native of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, has been named valedictorian and Harisa Spahić, a Granger native and Penn High School graduate is salutatorian.