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Kevin Burke wasn’t ready for college coming out of high school. Not mature enough, not dedicated to his studies. And there was the lingering trauma of his aunt's death in the Twin Towers collapse on Sept. 11, 2001. There were other things he felt compelled to do. So he joined the Army and served three deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan over...
On the occasion of its 175th anniversary, the University of Notre Dame announced Nov. 26 the launch of Grotto Network, a digital media platform for young Catholic adults.
Ten moot court teams from across the country participated in the competition that was organized by NDLS students and was co-sponsored by the Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society.
The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) offers the Cross-Cultural Leadership Program (CCLP), an eight-week immersive program in the Latino communities of Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
The Seminar in American Religion convened on October 7, 2017, to discuss Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s landmark book, A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870 (Knopf, 2017).
Mark Sanders is pushing the geographical boundaries of the study of English literature. Through his scholarly work, he aims to expand the traditional English canon beyond the United Kingdom and United States and to broaden the corpus of black writing, particularly that of black Atlantic authors.
Law students are not required to have a background in accounting to work at the Tax Clinic, where they represent low-income residents in federal tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. Many students have an interest in tax law and are seeking other aspects of the clinic experience that will prepare them for their careers.
Notre Dame senior Sarah Tomas Morgan has always had an interest in global issues. And the College of Arts and Letters has enabled her to explore that passion through her coursework and a variety of international and internship experiences. Coming into her first year, Tomas Morgan intended on majoring in political science. But after completing a University Seminar in the Program...
Three University of Notre Dame MBA students will be spending their winter break in Jamaica, but their plans don’t include the typical tourist fun-in-the-sun activities. Instead, James Hiltz, Zachary Pedersen and Brock Reneer will be swinging hammers and hauling building materials to help build a home for abandoned and disabled children.…
The office will expand the University’s support for Notre Dame-enrolled veterans and their families, active-duty and ROTC students and those who are dependents of service members.
For his entire academic career, Sean Reardon ’86 has sought to use his passions — the humanities and quantitative research — to make a difference in the field of education. One of the nation’s leading experts on educational inequality, Reardon researches how opportunities and outcomes vary in the United States for students of different racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic backgrounds.
Baraka Bouts, the annual women’s boxing tournament hosted by the Notre Dame Women’s Boxing Club, began yesterday evening at the Dahnke Ballroom of the new Duncan Student Center.
Throughout the trip, students explored the contrast of old and new to develop a deeper appreciation and cultural understanding of China’s built environment.
Fall 2017 Staff Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Series Participatory and highly interactive, this discussion series presents opportunities for all Notre Dame staff to share experiences, learn from each other, and ultimately grow to make the University a more diverse and inclusive place where everyone can do their very best work.…
Four students in Notre Dame’s Ph.D. program in theology have received 2017-18 research grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
NDSEED has worked on nine bridges in three countries under the leadership of 72 Notre Dame students.
Notre Dame's Arabic Club is selling shirts that say "Play Like a Champion" in Arabic for $15.
Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world. Global service-learning experiences, whether they occur internationally or within local communities, can be transformative experiences that strengthen students’ global self-awareness, identity formation, and understanding of diverse cultures.
Students came to the course from diverse liberal arts backgrounds and included a mix of psychology, political science and sociology majors. One thing they tended to have in common with one another is that they were most familiar with living in cities and urban environments as opposed to growing up in the suburbs.