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Thanks be to grads! Graduate Student Appreciation Week begins

Author: Evan Bryson

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We love our grad students all year long, but this week we’re taking extra time to show it! With parties, food, freebies, discounts, and most importantly, time to hang out with fellow grad students. Come out and enjoy a week of celebrating you! Read More

Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

Author: Carrie Gates

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David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More

Renee Bouley earns Kirschstein National Research Service Award from NIH

Author: Stephanie Healey

Renee Bouley, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The fellowship will provide two years of funding for Bouley’s project, “Discovery of a new class of antibacterials that inhibits penicillin-binding proteins.” Read More

Student Spotlight: Nicole Perez, Sociology

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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Sociology doctoral student Nicole Perez explores the transition from high school to college, with a focus on how Latina/o students navigate familial and peer influences in deciding where to apply and, ultimately, attend college. Read More

Notre Dame Graduate Students Win a Record Amount of Funding through External Grants and Fellowships

Author: Mary Hendriksen

In the past academic year, Notre Dame graduate students were awarded a record amount in fellowships and grants—$4.24 million—from organizations and entities around the world. The 2013-2014 cumulative award amount is $1.1 million more than the previous academic year and represents a 14% increase in the number of students applying for outside awards. Read More

Notre Dame Graduate School and Reilly Center Win NSF Grant to Study How to Best “Cultivate Cultures” for Ethical Leaders in STEM disciplines

Author: Mary Hendriksen

The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School and John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values have won a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $410,340 for a project that will study what training content and methods most successfully help STEM students become ethical leaders. Read More