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Transformative Research in the Humanities: A Collaboration Between Prof. Julia Douthwaite and Daniel Richter (M.A. 2008)

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.

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Graduate students enjoy a performance of BraziliAHN at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.

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Student Spotlight: Seeing the world, one kick at a time

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.”

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2010 Graduate Student External Fellowship Awards

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.

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Brennecke receives $2.5 million energy research grant

Author: William G. Gilroy

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.

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GLOBES Scholar Patrick Shirey wins ESA Award

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Patrick Shirey, 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) program, is one of three winners of the 2010 Graduate Student Policy Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

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Student Spotlight on Hubert George: Engineering the Future by Harnessing a Blink

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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.

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Student Spotlight: English Ph.D. Candidate Joseph Teller — Father, Husband and Scholar

Author: Mary Hendriksen

“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.”

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