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Ethics Workshop Scheduled For First-Year Graduate and Professional Students

Author: Mary Hendriksen

An ethics initiative was passed in 2010 to integrate ethics training into the core curriculum for all graduate students at Notre Dame. One component of that initiative, the workshop will feature small-group sessions and a keynote address from Alasdair MacIntyre, one of the world’s leading authorities on ethics.

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Notre Dame Signs Historic Agreement For Graduate Studies in Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Notre Dame and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) have entered into a unique agreement – the first of its kind at Notre Dame – to provide a dual degree to students in the Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences fields.

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Student Spotlight: Deacon Jim Stokes, M.A. Candidate in Theology / Liturgical Studies

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Deacon Jim Stokes, an attorney admitted to practice law in Florida and California, was ordained a Roman Catholic deacon in August 2008. “I had the benefit of some excellent professors as I was formed for ministry at the seminaries in South Florida,” Deacon Jim says, “however, it left me hungering for more.”

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Theology Doctoral Students Win International Honors

Author: Kate Cohorst

Three Ph.D. candidates in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology have recently been awarded prestigious fellowships from organizations such as the American Academy in Rome, Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, the Dolores Zorhab Liebmann Foundation, and the Louisville Institute.

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Physics Graduate Student Katherine Rueff Selected for Inaugural Joint Brazil-U.S. Physics Workshop: Exploring the Nature of the Evolving Universe

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Katherine Rueff has been selected as one of 11 United States students to participate in the first Brazil-U.S. Physics Student Visitation Program funded by the American Physical Society.

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Six Notre Dame graduate students win Fulbright Awards in 2011 competition

Author: Gretchen Busl

A record number of six students in the Graduate School have earned coveted grants in the 2011 Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition. The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and provides nearly 1,500 U.S. students the opportunity to study, teach, and conduct research abroad for one year.

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