Freimann Professor of Physics Ani Aprahamian was the opening speaker of the workshop on “r-process Sources in the Universe” at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ held March 27-30, 2019. Professor Aprahamian talked on “Nuclear Physics Experiments and the Neutron Star Merger”. The workshop was organized by Frank Timmes of ASU and Mohammad Safarzadeh of Harvard University and was supported by JINA-CEE. Notre Dame Physics had a large presence from the astrophysics group at with lectures by Professors Grant Mathews and Timothy Beers, Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Nicole Vassh, and graduate student Erika Holmbeck. Other participants in the workshop from Notre Dame included Professor Rebecca Surman and Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Xilu Wang.