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2024 Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, May 18, 2024

Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to embrace the future, take up baton of ‘saving the world’

Author: Erin Blasko

Keynote speaker Sabine Hadida encouraged students to embrace the future and take up the baton of “saving the world” during the Graduate School’s annual commencement ceremony Saturday (May 18) at Notre Dame Stadium.

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Eleven Notre Dame students, alumni awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Author: Erin Blasko

A dozen current or former University of Notre Dame students—including two ND-PREP participants—have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, with an additional nine singled out for honorable mention for the award.

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ND Law and Graduate School to host Legal History Colloquium: Call for Papers

ND Law and Graduate School to host Legal History Colloquium: Call for Papers

Author: Notre Dame Law School

With the financial support of the American Society for Legal History, Notre Dame Law School and the University of Notre Dame Graduate School will host the ASLH/Notre Dame Graduate Legal History Colloquium during the 2024-2025 academic year.

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Testing emotional resiliency: Graduate psychology student Katie Edler aims to improve mental health

Author: Office of Brand Content

Katie Edler, a graduate student in psychology, conducts an experiment in emotional regulation where she asks children between 6 and 8 years old to complete a simple puzzle with 20 large pieces and then leaves the room.…

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Keough School establishes two new doctoral programs

Author: Renée LaReau

Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs has established two new doctoral programs in sustainable development and peace studies. The peace studies and sustainable development programs will enable doctoral students in the Keough School to examine from different perspectives the intersection of poverty, the environment, violent conflict and peace. Both programs will enroll students beginning in fall 2025.

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How postdoctoral researcher Seth Koren makes sense of the universe’s mysteries using physics

Author: Madeline Schlehuber

Billions of years ago, the very early universe was incredibly hot and dense — conditions could only be described as extreme. Today, physicists attempt to recreate these conditions using enormous accelerators, detectors and colliders to get particles up to the high energy that existed long ago.…

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From the army to anthropology: Postdoc’s path to peace-and-justice research has been a journey

Author: socialconcerns.nd.edu

Helal Khan’s path to becoming an anthropologist who researches peace and justice has taken him all over the world. In his home country of Bangladesh, Khan was an army officer stationed along the Myanmar…

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Guiding the next generation: Philosophy professor Michael Rea receives Arts & Letters Graduate Student Mentorship Award

Author: Mary Kinney

Michael Rea is the Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy, director of the Center for Philosophy of Religion, and recipient of the 2024 College of Arts…

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Dr. Rebecca A. Wingert, director of graduate studies for the Department of Biological Sciences, celebrates doctoral students and winners of the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Caroline Lara (L) and Nicole Weaver (R).

Kaneb Center and Graduate School present Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Author: ND Learning

Earlier this month, Notre Dame Learning’s Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence and the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame hosted a ceremony recognizing the 49 winners of the 2024 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards.

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Sabine Hadida, Ph.D.

Medicinal chemist Sabine Hadida to deliver Graduate School Commencement address

Author: Erin Blasko

The University of Notre Dame Graduate School will hold its annual commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. May 18 (Saturday) at Notre Dame Stadium. Sabine Hadida, a renowned medicinal chemist, will deliver the keynote address. University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will confer the various master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Solarium 24 show booklets arranged on a table.

Solarium 2024 celebrates creations by MFA students in studio art and design

Author: Mary Hendriksen

In what has become a spring semester tradition, the Graduate School’s light-filled suite of offices in Bond Hall is once again a gallery space displaying the works of talented Notre Dame master of fine arts (MFA) students—including three award winners.

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New approach means better connection, easier accessibility to support students

Author: Jenna Liberto and Lari’onna Green

Operating between the academic world and its clinical counterpart, a team of staff members known as care and wellness consultants functions as the front line for students seeking support for their distinct needs — everything from academic help to mental health counseling.

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Yo soy tu, "I am you," sign displayed at the San Diego-Tijuana border wall.

Lucy Institute graduate scholar leverages technology to improve health access for migrant communities

Author: Grashorn, Christine

Each day, millions of people leave their birth countries forever. Sometimes those who emigrate are forced to leave behind important identification and medical records. As a result, they face barriers to receiving care for chronic illnesses or mental health conditions. Now, thanks to the work of University of Notre Dame doctoral student Maria Caterina “Cat” Gargano, a free user-driven digital platform is available to store and protect migrants’ essential health information.

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Graduate students to present research, compete for prize money in annual Three Minute Thesis competition

Author: Erin Blasko

Nine University of Notre Dame graduate students will compete for $4,500 in prize money during the annual Shaheen Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The competition will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 28) inside Jordan Auditorium at the Mendoza College of Business on campus. It is open to the public.

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López-Pérez awarded APSA 2023 Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant

Author: Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Kellogg Institute doctoral student affiliate Laura Neftaly López-Pérez has been awarded a 2023 Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (DDRIG) from the American Political Science Association (APSA). She is one of 24 recipients nationwide.

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