While mastering foundational courses in economics and integral human development, the students also choose a concentration in international development, international peace studies or global affairs.
The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago honored Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D., this week with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to an individual who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the Church and the bar.
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.
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.
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 a series of seventy-five essays, beginning with the first African-American to graduate from Notre Dame in 1947 to a member of the class of 2017 who also served as student body president, we can trace the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the African-American experience at Notre Dame through seven decades.
When Athena Aherrera immigrated to the United States from the Philippines seven years ago, she had to adjust to a new country and culture. She embraced the challenge, adapted quickly, and has been running full speed ever since – something she attributes to the support of her family, friends, school, and wider community.
Rome is the epicenter of the Catholic Church, but there is much more to the Eternal City than papal authority and Baroque architecture. It has many of the same problems that cities face the world over. East of the Vatican lies Termini railway station. Here, the train tracks end. So does the hope of the refugee.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, a 1998 Notre Dame graduate, has won a fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation — commonly known as a “Genius” Grant. Hannah-Jones, who majored in history and African American studies (now Africana studies), is an investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine, covering issues of racial inequality, especially in education.
The Active Minds club — formerly National Alliance on Mental Illness — is hosting Irish State of MiND: Mental Illness Awareness Week with a series of events such as workshops and speakers.
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...
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.
A decision to discontinue DACA would be foolish, cruel and un-American.
This past summer, some students set their sights beyond the United States. Some turned to China, Israel or the United Kingdom. Others looked to Russia, Ireland or South Africa. A handful focused on France, Brazil or Italy.
Housed in the newly completed Jenkins Hall, the Keough School now enrolls 38 students in its new master of global affairs program. The students come from 21 countries and bring a wealth of professional experience in international development, education, peacebuilding, environmental conservation, human rights, humanitarian assistance, journalism and other fields.
The LL.M. class of 2018 includes 24 lawyers from 17 countries, who have come to Notre Dame to deepen their theoretical foundation and broaden their advocacy skill set.
Street Law started in 1972 in Washington, D.C., as a way to provide high school students with a basic legal background before graduation. Since then, the program has spread out across the nation and morphed into a facet of government or history courses, giving students the opportunity to examine the state of U.S. law and discuss with their classmates and law...
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.
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.
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.
“We try to help those students improve their Notre Dame experience and advocate for them,” senior Baylea Williams, PrismND’s president, said.
A New York Times best-selling author. A Paralympic athlete. A national debate champion in India. The founder of a nonprofit that teaches Latin to inner-city students. These are just a few of the 2,052 students who comprise Notre Dame’s Class of 2021, an intellectually and globally diverse group and the first to feature more than 1,000 women.
John Kohne dropped out of Notre Dame late in the autumn of 1969, twelve credits shy of his chemical engineering degree. He traveled home to La Porte, Indiana, realizing as he walked in the door that he'd made a life-changing mistake.