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Graduate School Degree Recipients Encouraged to Adopt ‘Newspaper Test’ of Personal and Professional Integrity

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Dick Notebaert

Dick Notebaert – chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications – told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during Saturday’s (May 20) Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors. Read More

Mimi Ensley Wins 2017 Notre Dame Shaheen 3MT® Competition

Author: Aaron Bell

Ensley Winner Web 110k JPG Pictured: winner Mimi Ensley (ENGL) with judge and Dean of the Graduate School Dr. Laura Carlson

Mimi Ensley, a Ph.D. student from the Department of English won the 2017 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Monday night in Jordan Auditorium. Read More

Finalists Named in Arts and Letters Shaheen 3MT® Qualifying Round

Author: Aaron Bell

2017 Arts Letters Finalists 179k jpg Left to right: Nicole Winsor, Mimi Ensley and Jillian Snyder, the college of Arts and Letters Shaheen 3MT® finalists

English spoke the loudest at the College of Arts and Letters Three Minute Thesis qualifying round on Tuesday night. English Ph.D. candidates Nicole Winsor, Mimi Ensley, and Jillian Snyder will advance to compete against the finalists from the College of Science. Read More

Finalists Named in Hotly Contested Shaheen 3MT® Science Qualifying Round

Author: Aaron Bell

2017 Science Finalists 69k jpg Left to right: Finalists Julia Beck, Elizabeth Loughran and Stefan Freed

The College of Science Shaheen 3MT competition began with a big bang on Monday in Jordan Hall of Science.

Julia Beck (Biochemistry), Elizabeth Loughran (Integrated Biomedical Sciences), and Stefan Freed (Biological Sciences) took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the Shaheen 3MT® Read More

The Graduate School is accepting nominations for three existing awards that will be presented at Commencement on May 20, 2017:

Author: Aaron Bell

The James A. Burns, C.S.C. Award is given annually to a faculty member for distinction in graduate teaching or another exemplary contribution to graduate education, such as building or developing a graduate program; outstanding service in teaching graduate courses; serving as an advisor or thesis director; or securing training grants (e.g. DOE Read More