Megan McCullough, now a second- year Notre Dame civil engineering graduate student, counts her visit to Thailand after the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami as a turning point in her life.
The University’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) will launch a new graduate minor in screen cultures beginning in Fall 2010. The minor—a non-degree, credit-bearing course of study—was approved at the Graduate Council meeting of January 25, 2010.
Each year, the Kaneb Pre-doctoral Fellowship Program provides up to four advanced graduate students from the College of Arts and Letters with a mentored experience of research and teaching at a prominent liberal arts college or research university. This year, Maria Arenillas, Courtney Luckhardt, and John Hess are being hosted by the University of California-Davis, University of Glasgow, and Harvard University, respectively.
On January 22, the Graduate Student Union hosted Notre Dame’s second Graduate Research Symposium in the Jordan Hall of Science.
Associate Dean Laura Carlson announces new professional development webpages, databases, and calendaring options.
Notre Dame Listed by Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal as a Top Institution for African American Students
For the second year in a row, the Fall 2009 issue of the Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal has listed the University of Notre Dame as one of the top colleges and universities for African Americans.
Students in the Ph.D. in Literature Program at Notre Dame approach their work from transnational, transdisciplinary, and theoretical perspectives, completing an innovative course of study that requires proficiency in multiple languages. For Damiano Benvegnù, one of those languages is Italian, although his recent research illustrates how it could easily count for two.
John Rothlisberger, Biology Ph.D. Candidate, Works to Implement the $475-million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
John Rothlisberger, Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate in biology, is beginning a prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship, in which he will be applying research skills developed with Professor David Lodge to the critical problem of aquatic invasive species.