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Call for Proposals: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day at Notre Dame

Author: Tara O'Leary

GIS Day at Notre Dame — Call for Proposals The Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship, the Center for Research Computing, and the Center for Social Research invite you to submit proposals to present at the annual Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day symposium.…

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Dean Carlson Welcomes Incoming Class, Emphasizes Community

Author: Nora Kenney

With classes for the 2018-2019 academic year underway, Laura Carlson addressed this year’s incoming cohort of graduate students on August 13 as part of the two-day Graduate Orientation hosted by the Graduate School and the Division of Student Affairs.    In her remarks, Carlson, who is dean of the Graduate School, associate provost, vice president, and professor of psychology, emphasized Notre Dame’s commitment to fostering an environment of well-being for graduate students. …

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Regan Jones Receives Colonel Jack Stephens Citizenship Award

Author: Nora Kenney

Last week Major Regan Jones, the Program Director of the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, received the Colonel Jack Stephens Citizenship Award. Named for a former Notre Dame athletic director and professor of military studies, the award is given annually to a distinguished member of the Michiana community by the Michiana Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).…

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“Storm the Stadium” Raises Money for Notre Dame Students Connected to U.S. Military

Author: Nora Kenney

This past July 4th, South Bend and the University of Notre Dame celebrated “Independence Day” in an exciting new way: by embracing physical fitness and raising money for a patriotic cause. The first annual “Storm the Stadium” fundraiser invited community members to stair-climb in the historic Notre Dame stadium—either the lower bowl (1,778 steps), or both the lower and upper bowls (3,418 steps)—for $40 or less. Other options included walking a loop around the upper deck (700 paces) or enjoying the family fun zone on the field. …

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Listening To Puerto Rico Feature

Rivalry aside: Notre Dame and Michigan come together to tell the stories of Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery efforts

Author: Sue Ryan

After their football teams’ four-year hiatus from play, fans can expect fierce competition when the University of Notre Dame and University of Michigan teams hit the gridiron Sept. 1. But off the field, the universities have put their rivalry aside in a collaboration to remind the world of those who, inspired by hope and community, continue to overcome the devastation  caused when Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017.…

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Jenna Davidson Wins AAUW Fellowship

Author: Nora Kenney

Jenna Davidson recently won an American Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), a group aiming to empower women and girls through research, scholarship, and community projects. A fifth-year doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences, Davidson’s work addresses vector epidemiology, striving to reduce mosquito-borne disease transmission by marshaling bionomics to inform intervention strategies.…

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Growth in Notre Dame research and scholarship funding continues

Author: Brandi Klingerman

The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY 2017. The amount is part of a trend that has led to a 75 percent increase in external research funding awarded to Notre Dame compared to 10 years ago. …

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Marilynne Robinson Promotes Reason Unreasonable Times

2018-19 Notre Dame Forum on Catholic artistic heritage to feature Marilynne Robinson

Author: Amanda Skofstad

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has announced the theme of the 2018-19 Notre Dame Forum, “The Catholic Artistic Heritage: Bringing Forth Treasures New and Old,” and invited the Notre Dame community to engage in a year-long dialogue and series of events related to this theme.…

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Fulbright International Education Exchange Program

Twenty-six students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards for 2018-2019

Author: Erin Blasko

Twenty-six University of Notre Dame students and alumni have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to learn or teach abroad in 2018-2019. Six alternates and 10 semifinalists were also named, for a total of 42 students and alumni recognized.The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, offering students grants to conduct research, study and teach abroad. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Notre Dame has appeared on this list for four consecutive years, coming in second among all institutions in the nation for the 2017-18 list.…

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Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of Oxford: 2018 Graduate School Commencement address

Author: Notre Dame News

(Remarks as prepared) President Jenkins, Provost Burish, distinguished deans, ladies and gentlemen, Good Morning First and foremost I would like to offer my warmest congratulations to those of you who are receiving degrees from Notre Dame today. It is a fabulous achievement. I very much hope that you enjoy celebrating your success and sharing the celebrations with your families and friends. This is a very big day for you, and one that you have earned through hard work and dedication. But it is a very big day for them too, so I hope you will pause for a moment, and reflect on what this day means to your families and friends, and that you will draw them into your celebrations.…

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Graduate School Commencement 2018

Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to practice empathy, ‘insist on reason and evidence’

Author: Erin Blasko

The University of Notre Dame Graduate School held its annual Commencement Ceremony Saturday (May 19), handing out 286 doctoral degrees and 500 master’s degrees and presenting several awards to distinguished members of the Graduate School community.

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Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.: 2018 Graduate School Commencement Charge and Benediction

Author: Notre Dame News

Dean Carlson, Provost Burish, Vice-Chancellor Richardson, family and friends, welcome and thank you for being here today as we celebrate the Graduate School class of 2018.    Graduates, you did it, and this is your day. But, while this accomplishment is truly your own, you know you didn’t do it all on your own. You may have done the studying, but your families and loved ones did the sweating and the stressing along with you. They cheered you on at your successes and cheered you up at your setbacks. They are sitting behind you today, and they have been behind you every step of the way to help you reach this milestone. So, to the mothers and fathers, siblings and spouses, friends and relatives: Thank you and congratulations. This day also belongs to you. Graduates, let’s applaud your families and loved ones who helped you in what you have achieved.…

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Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine awarded to bioengineering graduate student

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics has awarded Kimberly Curtis, bioengineering graduate student, the Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine. The fellowship recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding performance or who bring special qualities or abilities to the University of Notre Dame in the area of Precision Medicine research.

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Graduate School Commencement 2018

Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to practice empathy, ‘insist on reason and evidence’ in judgments and decisions

Author: Erin Blasko

The University of Notre Dame Graduate School held its annual Commencement Ceremony Saturday (May 19), handing out 286 doctoral degrees and 500 master’s degrees and presenting several awards to distinguished members of the Graduate School community.

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Louise Richardson to Address 2018 Graduate School Commencement, Awards Conferral

Author: Nora Kenney

The Graduate School’s annual Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. in the Compton Family Ice Arena. During the ceremony, the University will confer 286 doctoral degrees and 500 master’s degrees, as well as present several awards to distinguished members of the Graduate School community.

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