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While Notre Dame students study abroad in Dublin during their junior year, they have the option to learn and serve with local community organizations, through a collaboration with the Center for Social Concerns. These placements afford students a weekly opportunity to encounter and build relationships with the residents of Dublin.
Ostermann and Tamara Kay, associate professor of global affairs and sociology, are developing and will co-teach “Global Actors and Institutions” — a core course for students in the Master of Global Affairs program, which begins in August.
Hota found he appreciated the camaraderie among veterans on campus even more than he expected. “The close-knit community has not been lost on me, and I’ve really enjoyed all of my activities associated with the Vets Club.”
In addition to the 15 senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the National Science Foundation and other organizations have awarded 20 scholarships and fellowships to members of the University’s Class of 2017.
Isabel Charles wanted others to see the world as a bigger place than they’d known — and to see that they had a place in it.
A portion of the profits from The Shirt will fund a new Student Enrichment Endowment, which ensures all students can participate in the full Notre Dame experience, regardless of their financial situations.
During their study abroad year in Rome, students have the chance to learn more about the refugee situation in Italy and throughout Europe through community-based learning activities and the Rome Global Gateway collaboration with refugee centers in Rome.
Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages, and economies — making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector.
Circle K, one of the largest service clubs on campus, partnered with Flaherty Hall to start a new event this year called Electric Mile to benefit the homeless.
Rev. Emmanuel Katongole will begin a yearlong study in January aimed at looking at ethnic, religious and ecological violence in African countries south of the Sahara.
While Groody seeks to understand the different responses to the refugee and migration crisis, he is particularly interested in analyzing those responses in light of Catholic social teaching and the Gospel message.
“We are tremendously excited to welcome a talented, diverse and truly global group of students,” said Ted Beatty, associate dean for academic affairs
"We all have our story, the unique place and family that we come from. And during our time at Notre Dame, our stories have become interwoven and linked. We have lived and studied alongside people very different from ourselves, who have become our friends and family. I want to tell you about two of my friends who have shaped my...
Murguía has worked to amplify the Latino voice on issues affecting the Hispanic community such as education, health care, immigration, civil rights, and the economy.
Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies presented a poetry reading at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) in Washington, D.C.
My experience of Holy Week in Jerusalem this year was marked by deep tragedy and profound compassion, tied together by . . . tattoos. The tattoo design was Coptic; it’s from Razzouk Tattoo, a family that has been inking Christian pilgrim tattoos in Jerusalem for close to 700 years.
Most of his professional life was spent at Notre Dame, where he became the first African-American appointed to the faculty in the Department of Finance in 1957 and the first to receive tenure. He served as the faculty advisor to the League of Black Business Students, and in 2003 received the William P. Sexton Award from the Notre Dame Alumni...
Under Caesar’s Sword is the first systematic and global investigation into how Christian communities respond to severe violations of religious freedom. The collaborative, three-year research endeavor involves a team of 17 scholars and partnerships with Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, the Religious Freedom Institute and Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Research Project.
Ryan Hall hosted the sixth annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, their signature event benefitting the organization Whirlwind Wheelchair International.
Are anti-discrimination laws essential to freedom, or hostile to freedom? That’s the question two legal experts explored and debated Friday during a luncheon presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.
Lorenzo Perez served in the U.S. Marines for eight years as a rifleman. Now out of the service, he’s taking on another challenge as he makes the transition back to civilian life — pursuing a college degree.
For the average incoming freshman, leaving friends and family to go to college for the first time is often an overwhelming experience. But for international students, these nerves and uncertainties are amplified, as they must travel longer distances and face an entirely new culture and language. That’s where the Notre Dame International Ambassadors step in.
On April 24, 2017, the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) gathered its partners from the private, government, and non-profit sectors for the 2017 Notre Dame Global Pathways Forum at the historic Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C.
Notre Dame Law School prides itself on educating a different kind of lawyer, and 2L Ron Ruangtragool took a different path to law school.
Caleb “C.J.” Pine will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium. As the salutatorian, Suárez will offer the Commencement invocation and will be prepared to deliver a valedictory address should the valedictorian be unable to do so.
Thomas Waldschmidt, safety specialist in Risk Management and Safety, joined the University in January, along with his service dog Bodie, a 5-month-old golden retriever that’s been his partner since March. Waldschmidt is training Bodie as a hearing service dog.
Two NDLS alums, Jim Basile and Karen DeSantis, recounted the history, progress, and current issues for diverse lawyers, including racially and culturally diverse lawyers, women, and lawyers with diverse identities, while speaking Wednesday to students from the LGBT Law Forum at Notre Dame Law School.
The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) was established as an introduction to the demands of college life by offering a free immersive academic boot camp hosted at American partner universities for current and former military service members who wish to pursue higher education.
Since its opening in 1998, the Dublin Global Gateway has grown into a hub for more than 1,500 Notre Dame undergraduates who have come here to broaden their intellectual and cultural horizons in virtually every discipline.
The images of the millions of displaced people living in refugee camps can be overwhelming to those who wish to offer assistance. It hurts even more to know that, as the Refugee Council USA says, “Over half of all recorded refugees are children who have been deprived of their material possessions, statehood, and sometimes even loved ones.” Steve Lehmann ’14MBA...