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The image of track-and-field athlete John Carlos’ silent protest at the 1968 Olympics still speaks volumes five decades later. Carlos, who won bronze in the 200-meter sprint, stood on the Olympic podium that night in Mexico City, Mexico, with purpose in his heart. As the U.S. national anthem played, he bowed his head and thrust a gloved fist into the...
Notre Dame undergrad and Latino Studies minor Therese Konopelski had an opportunity to follow and document Javier Zamora’s week-long trip to Washington, D.C., and experience first-hand Zamora’s enthusiasm for engaging with the community through schools visits, meet and greets and public readings.
Progress is made in the details. The things outside the frame. On the occasion of International Women's Day 2018, meet seven scholars whose work is inspiring others to #PressForProgress.
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C. is associate professor of theology and global affairs and the director of the Kellogg Global Leadership Program. His research interests include migration and the US-Mexican border, international migration and refugees.
This weekend, monologues that present a wide range of lived experiences, issues and raw emotions will be brought to stage with one promise to their authors: anonymity. This year’s “Show Some Skin” production is called “Try Us,” titled so as to invite writers to “share the parts of themselves that they feared nobody would understand.”
Employee resource groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups created by a shared characteristic, interest or life experience. Seven groups currently exist at Notre Dame: Adelante Hispanos, the Black Faculty and Staff Association, Notre Dame Staff of International Descent, Notre Dame Veterans Association, SPECTRUM (LGBTQ), THRIVE! Inspiring ND Women and Young Leaders of Notre Dame.
As a senior, David Gaus ’84 had a crisis moment when he realized he didn’t want to be an accountant. So he did what any sensible Notre Dame student would do, and scheduled a meeting with Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the University’s president.
One week into her senior year, Natasha Reifenberg headed to an academic health conference in El Salvador, presenting a policy brief based in research she had been involved in for the last two years. An opportunity usually reserved for distinguished academics, the trip was just one of many highlights in an outstanding undergraduate career that includes internships at the Global Fund...
Antonio Delgado, a physics professor at the University of Notre Dame, visited the University of Colima in early January to promote particle physics and encourage collaboration between Notre Dame and Colima.
The Center for Social Concerns provides opportunities for students to become active in the surrounding South Bend community, and it recently held its annual fair showcasing its community partners.
The Center for Arts and Culture provides educational opportunities and inspiration through the creation and appreciation of art, the study of cultures and community engagement.
The fellowship lasts one year and provides training and resources that help students develop innovative and collaborative strategies for social change.
Evelyn Diaz’s career has taken her to the top of Chicago’s governmental, social service, and nonprofit sectors. And at every stop along the way, Diaz ’92 has relied on skills she cultivated as an English major in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters.
Jim Hiltz and Zachary Pedersen, both Notre Dame MBA Class of 2018, devoted a week of their winter break to a special building project in the tiny Jamaican community of Jacob’s Ladder.
Michael Feijoo loves finding ways his everyday life relates to big-picture questions. That’s one of the many reasons the junior finds value in majoring in theology and Arts and Letters pre-health. His combination of academic passions also brought him twice to Ecuador, where served with Timmy Global Health, a nonprofit organization that provides sustainable medical care to South American countries.
Notre Dame grad, Gilberto Marxuach-Torros ’88, was coordinating relief efforts through the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, where he serves as president. I was there to spend a week with the university and its students, an experience that would lead to “Puerto Rico Rising,” a feature story in Notre Dame magazine’s winter issue.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., offered a statement following Thursday's (Feb. 15) failure by the U.S. Senate to pass immigration legislation.
My father recently arrived home from India with a tired smile on his face and a slim package tucked under his arm. “Here,” he said, offering me the grey-brown envelope as he walked through the door. “I brought these back from Delhi.”
Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science has added four new faculty members, bolstering its expertise in international relations issues. The new faculty join an elite group of academics advancing research and teaching in a vibrant department.
The luncheon — sponsored by the Office of the President and the President’s Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion — featured former student body president Corey Robinson and his father, retired former NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist David Robinson, as keynote speakers.
Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of the Sumtu Chin community in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
The Greater China Scholars Program wishes you a happy and prosperous Year of Dog.
In conjunction with the Notre Dame Forum: Going Global, Notre Dame International invites all Notre Dame students to write a brief essay addressing what it means to be a global citizen, what the challenges and rewards are, and how you have used or will use your Notre Dame education to become a global citizen.
Walk the Walk Week offers opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the broader community to celebrate the diversity that exists on campus and to reflect on ways to make Notre Dame even more welcoming and inclusive.
“Native Gardens” tells the story of a Latinx couple and a white couple feuding over the fence marking the boundary between their backyards and explores a variety of current social and political issues.
Peter Cajka reflects on five interviews he conducted with Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., from October 2017 to January 2018.
When Francesco Tassi arrived at Notre Dame, he was sure he would major in finance. But a lecture on refugees set him on a different path — one that led him to travel through Italy for three months to study refugee integration firsthand.
Open to scholars of any academic discipline, this new funding opportunity will help defray travel and lodging expenses for scholars visiting research repositories in or outside the United States or conducting oral interviews, especially of women religious
The Notre Dame chapter of the Food Rescue U.S. organization began last year when a senior wanted to reduce food waste from eateries around campus and help the greater South Bend community.
Community colleges provide a path out of poverty for many low-income students. However, far too many never graduate. Nationally, fewer than 40 percent of community college students obtain a degree within six years.