p(image-right). !/assets/34648/120x/mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a.jpg(mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a)! p. Notre Dame professors and graduate students discuss pressing scientific and technical issues with South Bend community members at monthly, downtown Science Cafés.
Notre Dame's History and Philosophy of Science program to offer a new graduate track in theology and science
p(image-right). !/assets/33794/hps.jpg(hps)! Notre Dame’s renowned graduate program, "History and Philosophy of Science":http://reillyreports.nd.edu/hps (HPS), has added an additional area of specialization focusing on theology and science.
p(image-left). !/assets/32892/270x/kranz_and_lee_phd_fellowship.jpg(Kranz and Lee Phd Fellows)! Kathrin Kranz and Shrinkyu Lee, Ph.D. students studying peace studies and political science, are named Mullen Family Fellows at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
The research of doctoral student Ryan Kennedy focuses on two major areas—bioinformatics and agent-based modeling and simulation—bound together with the common thread of global health.
Two recent graduates of the MFA in Creative Writing program spearheaded writing workshops with Notre Dame students and residents of South Bend's Center for the Homeless and Juvenile Correction Facility.
Two of the six travel-award winners in this year’s India-U.S. Physics Students Visitation Program are graduate students in Physics at Notre Dame.
Transformative Research in the Humanities: A Collaboration Between Prof. Julia Douthwaite and Daniel Richter (M.A. 2008)
p(image-right). !/assets/30329/err.jpg(European Romantic Review)! An article by Julia Douthwaite, professor of French in Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and then-graduate student Daniel Richter (M.A. 2008) was honored as the “Best Article of 2009” by the editorial board of the _European Romantic Review_ and the executive committee of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism.
p(image-right). !/assets/29535/ahn_thumbnail.jpg(The Ahn Trio)! On September 17, three hundred graduate students enjoyed a performance of the famed Ahn Trio’s BraziliAHN at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, followed by a wine and cheese reception, courtesy of the Graduate School and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Errol Philip, Counseling Psychology doctoral student, works with cancer survivors--many of whom still experience significant levels of distress.
The Graduate School will host an information session on the Fulbright Program for graduate students and their faculty advisers: Thursday, September 2, 4:30-5:30 pm, 202 McKenna Hall
All graduate students new to the University should plan to attend Graduate School Orientation on Friday, August 20, Jordan Hall of Science, from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The work of Joshua Cameron, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. 2007, has established Notre Dame as the world leader in turbomachinery research.
Dean Gregory E. Sterling has announced the winners of the University of Notre Dame 2010 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards.
Gwendolyn Oxenham, 2006 M.F.A. graduate in Creative Writing, co-directed a critically acclaimed documentary on soccer played the world over. As the film's website describes it: "From prisoners in Bolivia to moonshine brewers in Kenya, from freestylers in China to women who play in hijab in Iran, Pelada is the story of the people who play."
Gregory E. Sterling, Dean of the Graduate School, announced today that Notre Dame doctoral students were awarded external fellowships during the course of the 2010 awards season totaling over $1.5 million. Many other students received recognition as finalists for various prestigious national awards. Still others received internal fellowships to support their research, travel, or conference attendance.
Notre Dame's Department of Theology attracts the very best students in the world. One is Michael Cover, whose academic pedigree includes degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Yale—and who is also a newly ordained Episcopal priest.
Joan Brennecke, the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and a graduate student mentor, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the United States uses and produces energy.
_Event canceled. See main story for details._ The Summer Session Office and the Office of the Registrar will host the 2nd annual "Notre Dame Akai 5K Run/Walk":http://www.nd.edu/~sumsess/Akai_5K_Run_2010.htm on July 15 at 6 p.m. The event will benefit a graduate student scholarship fund set up in memory of "Dr. Terry Akai":http://graduateschool.nd.edu/news/11051, former associate dean of the Graduate School.
p(image-right). !/assets/25342/ipad_thumbnail.png(Win an iPad! Contest open to current and graduating Graduate School students)! Graduate School students -- share your ND graduate experience for a chance to win an iPad or one of three $50 gift cards through this summer's "Graduate School Story Contest":http://graduateschool.nd.edu/contest. The contest is open to current students and 2010 graduates of Graduate School programs. Written, presentation, video, art, photo, and audio entries are welcome.
The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School recognized 278 master’s and 159 doctoral degree recipients and presented several special awards during Commencement ceremonies May 15 in the Purcell Pavilion of the Joyce Center. Gregory Sterling, dean of the Graduate School, delivered the "Commencement address":http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/15599.
The top graduating doctoral degree recipients in the humanities, social sciences, science, and engineering received awards during the Graduate School's 2010 Commencement weekend.
The winners of the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus and James A. Burns, C.S.C. Awards, Robert Boguslaski and Alvin Plantinga, were honored at Commencement festivities.
p(image-right). !/assets/23958/cos_sm_logo.gif(COS)! All Notre Dame graduate students—in Engineering, Humanities, Science, and the Social Sciences—are urged to set up a COS profile to gain access to thousands of funding opportunities.
From gang “homie” to evangelical “hermano”: Recent Sociology Ph.D. recipient Robert Brenneman studies religious conversion, identity transformation, and the state of religion in Latin America
Ten Notre Dame graduate students enrolled in a seminar on the editing of Latin texts traveled to Vienna, Austria over the University’s spring break to study medieval manuscripts and to meet with colleagues in several Austrian libraries and institutes for advanced study.
p(image-right). !/assets/22587/patrick_shirey_thumbnail.jpg(Patrick Shirey, GLOBES program Ph)! "Patrick Shirey":http://science.nd.edu/research/profiles/shirey.htm, a third-year graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences and a fellow in Notre Dame’s interdisciplinary Global Linkages of Biology, the Environment, and Society ("GLOBES":http://globes.nd.edu) program, is one of three winners of the 2010 Graduate Student Policy Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA).
Living through a disaster on the scale of Hurricane Katrina influenced the kind of psychology Raé Lundy chose to study and what she hopes to accomplish eventually in practice.
As a fourth-year doctoral student and Ph.D. candidate, Hubert George is an integral member of a research team developing nanotechnologies that may have important — even revolutionary — applications both in computer engineering and the medical imaging field.
"I sincerely believe in the difference the Notre Dame family can make, what a blessing the love and generosity of its members has been to me, my family, and to many other young men and women yearning for a place that both challenges their intellects and embraces them as whole persons."