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...
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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.
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.
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.