The full text of Dr. Nathan Hatch’s commencement address to the 2013 Ph.D. and Master’s recipients, delivered at the Compton Family Ice Arena on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School recognized 438 master’s and 213 doctoral degree recipients and presented several awards during Commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 17) in the Compton Family Ice Arena.
To ensure that postdoctoral scholars in the early stages of their careers receive necessary resources, training, mentoring and comprehensive professional development support, the University of Notre Dame is forming an Office of Postdoctoral Scholars. The newly formed office will be administered through the Graduate School and is slated to open July 1.
Dr. Jennifer Tank of the Department of Biological Sciences was selected by a faculty committee to receive the 2013 James A. Burns, CSC Award, and Dr. Kathie Newman, of the Department of Physics, was selected to receive the 2013 Director of Graduate Studies Award.
The highest honor awarded to a graduate student, the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards are bestowed annually upon the top graduating student in each of the four divisions of the Graduate School – Engineering, the Humanities, Science and the Social Sciences.