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Dr. Rufus Burnett joined the First Year of Studies advising faculty in August 2016. He describes himself as a “convert” to the study of theology.
Four students in Notre Dame’s Ph.D. in English program gathered in Athens, Greece, this summer with scholars from across the globe to step outside their respective specialties and consider some of the big ideas and enduring questions in the humanities.
Eight students who spent all or part of the 2016-17 academic year in London helped Addo make his point. Several called their time in London their “best semester of law school” while talking about interning with members of Parliament, soaking up London’s culture, and traveling to The Hague and other European landmarks.
The Greater China Scholars Program, launched in 2011 and designed to promote global leadership and service, is the University of Notre Dame’s largest scholarship program for international undergraduate students.
In Notre Dame International's study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico, students gain valuable language and cultural experience and a new perspective on health care, which they can apply to their future health professions at home or abroad.
Kate Rochat, a 3L at Notre Dame Law School, spent part of her summer “off the beaten path” while learning Korean in an intensive language program through the U.S. Department of State.
Members of the Notre Dame family have made a generous gift to the University to establish the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to under-represented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students at the University.
In summer 2016, Notre Dame senior Andrew Grose studied abroad in Spain — taking a headfirst dive into a language and culture he loved and had studied for years. The experience confirmed for him that whatever path he takes after graduation, Spanish will be a part of it.
Thomas Anderson, a professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, has written two books on Cuban literature and culture and has published an edited volume of a leading Cuban author’s letters. Currently, he is working on a book that focuses on images of the U.S. civil rights movement in Cuban poetry.
Five Kroc Institute undergraduates used summer grants and internshios to gain valuable experience around the world.
From the beginning, there’s an end in sight. For students in Notre Dame’s new Ph.D. in Italian and Ph.D. in Spanish programs — each of which launched in 2016 — the focus is on ensuring students complete their dissertations and earn their degrees within five years.
“You represent the philosophy of our coach and this program so well," University Vice President and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick said of the women’s basketball team. "You said once, ‘We have to move past the idea that women can become leaders to the expectation that they will be leaders.’ That is what this program is built on and that...
Looking at poverty patterns in the U.S. from the early 1960s to 2015, the researchers found contradictory results to studies that have shown little improvement in poverty over time or that antipoverty measures have been ineffective.
Together, a Notre Dame researcher and the Ohio State University are working to understand the difficulties humans experience when relearning to walk after incomplete spinal cord injury.
Mr. Joseph Cari endowed the Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund in 2001, with additional donations, to encourage advanced studies in international human rights law.
In the nearly 100 years since women won the right to vote, a conventional wisdom about the aftermath of the 19th Amendment developed. Christina Wolbrecht believed that conventional wisdom needed to be challenged.
The Law Students Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association has new leadership with ties to Notre Dame Law School.
The Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame will host a series of events in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
Campus Ministry seeks to nurture the faith development of both Catholic and non-Catholic students in their time at Notre Dame.
An intellectual and cultural historian of modern Europe, Sarah Shortall joins the Department of History this fall as an assistant professor. She recently finished a junior research fellowship at Oxford University, is working on a book tentatively titled Soldiers of God in a Secular World: The Politics of Catholic Theology in Twentieth-Century France. The book examines the impact of Catholic theology...
Alexis Belis ’00 arrived at Notre Dame with a plan. Following in her father’s footsteps, she was ready to major in physics, tackle the requirements for medical school, and become a doctor. She nearly missed her true calling. Today, she curates ancient art at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
The following letter was sent from University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in response to the senator's line of questioning of Notre Dame faculty member Amy Barrett during a confirmation hearing on September 6, 2017.
A decision to discontinue DACA would be foolish, cruel and un-American.