Walk the Walk Week at the University of Notre Dame continued Monday, Jan. 20, with the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon at the Joyce Center.
The University will expand its study of the Irish with the creation of a center to study modern Ireland, made possible by a leadership gift from Brian and Deidre Clingen.
Two programs that help disadvantaged entrepreneurs in South Bend and South Africa now have a new home at the McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs. The programs are directed by Michael Morris, professor of the practice, a scholar of entrepreneurship who joined the Keough School in August.
Notre Dame International, with support from other campus departments and organizations, is celebrating International Education Week (IEW) from November 18-22. IEW is a national event coordinated by the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education to celebrate and promote global exchange between the United States and other countries.…
The Building Bridges Mentoring Program assists the University’s underrepresented student population to succeed academically.
You can find anything at Walmart. Nine years ago, I found a Russian. It was Aug. 11, 2010 and international students were arriving at Notre Dame. Our first meeting, though purely incidental, led to one of our family’s most rewarding relationships.
The University of Notre Dame will host a one-day diversity and inclusion conference on Sept. 6 (Friday) for faculty, staff and students titled “Open Minds, Loving Hearts & an Engaged Community.” Events include keynote addresses by Robin DiAngelo, author of “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism,” and Rev. Joseph Brown, S.J., social activist, artist and professor...
Conducted in German, this intensive two-week Seminar provides an opportunity for faculty and advanced graduate students of German literary and cultural studies to engage personally with representatives from different areas of Germany’s vibrant literary field.
At the University of Notre Dame, the Energy and Sustainable Development with Design Research Lab looks at different ways to empower people from developing countries. Undergraduate students in the lab focus their research efforts on overcoming unreliable energy challenges, empowering sustainable development, and ethical commitments to equality through co-publishing and funding
Students from the Chinese Culture Society organized a special event to celebrate the Chinese New Year on February 8, 2019. At the North and South Dining Halls on campus, all students were invited to celebrate the year of the pig with festive decorations and traditional Asian cuisine.
Celebrated civil rights leader Diane Nash will be the keynote speaker for the University of Notre Dame’s annual Martin Luther King Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 20 (Monday) at the Joyce Center.
Paloma Garcia-Lopez partners with students, manages the Institute for Latino Studies merit scholarship and works with faculty to increase the understanding of Latinos as part of the social fabric of America.
Before Beth Gee ’10 studied abroad in Tokyo during her junior year, the Japanese and political science major had never left the United States. Now, as a U.S. foreign service officer, Gee travels for a living. She is currently working at the American Embassy in the Republic of the Congo — where she employs the language, communication, and critical thinking...
Letras Latinas strives to enhance the visibility, appreciation, and study of Latinx literature both on and off the campus—with an emphasis on programs that support newer voices, foster a sense of community among writers, and place Latinx writers in community spaces.
ILS graduate student Oliver Ortega weighs the University's role as a hotbed for Catholic thought against its notable lack of Latinx students.
As one of the most international cities in the world, students who spend time London are not only exposed to British culture, but to an incredibly international scene. Sganga took full advantage of this, throwing herself into trying new things and meeting new people.
Encounter ND is a series of events and lectures meant to engage the Notre Dame community in Asia, reach out to University partners, and welcome incoming students through a series of pre-departure orientation sessions and international Hesburgh Lectures.
CBL orientation day, Spring 2015, where participants meet their mentors and learn a little about the site where they will volunteer for the semester. 2019 marks ten years of collaboration between the Notre Dame Dublin Global Gateway…
James Luk ‘21 is an international student from Hong Kong majoring in political science with a minor in computing digital technologies. Luk is a Kellogg International Scholar, Notre Dame International Security Center Undergraduate Fellow, founder of the Hong Kong Student Association at Notre Dame, and previous student intern at Notre Dame International.
A group of Notre Dame Law School students recently hosted a legal aid night for veterans at the Miller Veterans Center in South Bend. They met with homeless vets on February 12 to tell them about the services the Notre Dame Clinical Law Center provides and to answer legal questions.
Notre Dame Law School will host a panel discussion, How Women Have Shaped the Judiciary, to commemorate the 19th Amendment centennial of women’s right to vote on Friday, January 24 at 4 p.m. in McCartan Courtroom.
Amanda Serenevy, Ph.D., executive director of the Riverbend Community Math Center, has committed herself to improving math accessibility through her work at Riverbend. She wants to empower all students, regardless of family income and background, so the center provides its unique STEM opportunities, including math circles, free of charge.
The University of Notre Dame has developed a variety of tools to address the problems of the poor and to develop and measure the impact of anti-poverty programs. Now, thanks to a $111 million partnership between the University and the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation — the largest of its kind at Notre Dame — the University is positioned to enhance...
This month is comprised of diverse and unique events and scholarly activities aimed to acknowledge the importance and educate the campus community about the intellectual richness that Latino communities provide to the U.S.
The new program honors graduates ages 32 and younger in recognition of their significant contributions and extraordinary dedication to making a difference.
The progressive new course helps equip women with critical leadership skills to support more diverse workforces and communities.
The Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies provides grant funding to assist scholars who travel to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in all aspects of Irish studies.
The International Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (iSURE) program is expanding to include even more university partners around the world. Last spring, Notre Dame International entered into a new partnership with Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune…
Three decades after its founding, the Gender Studies Program is thriving, with more than 70 students currently pursuing gender studies majors, supplementary majors, and minors at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as more than 50 associated faculty across campus. Hundreds of students have found a home in the program over the years — including Sarah A. Mustillo ’96, the...
The committee will deliberate and advise on the display of the mural images in the appropriate context, as well as on related issues, in accord with the framework set out in his Jan. 20 letter to the University of Notre Dame community.