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Dr. Esther Takeuchi, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University

Leading energy storage researcher Esther Takeuchi, Ph.D., to deliver the Graduate School Commencement address

Author: The Graduate School

The Graduate School is proud to announce that Dr. Esther Takeuchi, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University, will address graduates at the Graduate School’s annual Commencement Ceremony, which takes place on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. in the Compton Family Ice Arena on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.…

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Notre Dame Graduate Students and Training Innovations Garner Recognition

Author: Trish Bredar

Monica Arul Jayachandran   Notre Dame Graduate School’s innovations in graduate training garnered strong recognition at this year’s 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS), March 20-22 in St. Louis, Missouri. The meeting fostered discussions and workshops on the theme of “Changing Times: Challenges and Innovation in Graduate Education” with faculty and staff dedicated to graduate training from universities throughout the Midwest. Notre Dame’s Shaheen 3-Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition winner, Monica Arul Jayachandran, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, earned second place in the overall regional 3MT competition. In addition, Steven Lemke, MFA candidate in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, received an Honorable Mention for the MAGS Excellence in Teaching Award.…

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Us Mexico Border Release Image Feature

Notre Dame engineers part of consortium proposing US-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’ in lieu of border wall

Author: Patrick Gibbons

The proposal, outlined in the white paper “Future Energy, Water, Industry and Education Park (FEWIEP): A Secure and Permanent US-Mexico Border Solution,” makes the case for developing a light industrial zone in the territory along the nearly 2,000-mile border as a means to curb illegal immigration and create jobs on both sides of the border in the potentially energy-rich region.

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Upcoming panel offers an inside look at academic publishing industry

Author: Trish Bredar

  Rapid changes in the academic publishing industry mean that many emerging scholars face unknown terrain when it comes to publishing their first book. On April 1, a panel of experts will come together to demystify the process and provide new insights for new and established scholars alike. Sponsored by the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, the Graduate School, and the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, “Academic Publishing Today: A Conversation” will offer an inside look at today’s publishing industry for scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities, particularly those planning to turn their dissertation into a book.…

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Monica Arul Jayachandran wins the 2019 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen 3MT®

Author: Dawn Rizek

Jessica Schiltz, Monica Arul Jayachandran, and Mallika Sarma, Winners of the 2019 Shaheen 3MT® Competition Pose with Dean Laura Carlson of the Graduate School   Monica Arul Jayachandran, a Ph.D. student from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, won the 2019 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Thursday, February 28 on the stage of Decio Theater in DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.…

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Three Science Finalists Complete the Field in Build Up to Shaheen 3MT® Finals

Author: Dawn Rizek

Kevin Sanchez, Lauren Green & Cynthia Schreiber will represent Science in the 3MT® Finals   Three finalists from the College of Science were chosen from a competitive field of participants in the Three Minute Thesis Competition on Wednesday night in Geddes Hall. Kevin Sanchez…

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Three Engineering Finalists Join Growing Field in Build Up to Shaheen 3MT® Finals

Author: Aaron Bell

Jessica Schiltz, Monica Arul Jayachandran and Sarajane Roenke will represent the Engineering division in the 3MT® Finals   Three finalists from the College of Engineering were chosen from a competitive field of participants in the Three Minute Thesis Competition on Tuesday night in Geddes Hall. Jessica Schiltz…

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Three Finalists Selected in First Round of Shaheen 3MT® Competition

Author: Aaron Bell

Mallika Sarma, Jamie McClung and Ryan Egan move on to the Finals of the 2019 3MT® Competition The College of Arts & Letters/Keough School of Global Affairs Division of the Shaheen Three Minute Thesis (3MT® ) qualification round kicked off Monday night at Andrews Auditorium in Geddes Hall. Jamie McClung (masters student, Global Affairs), Mallika Sarma (doctoral student, Anthropology), and Ryan Egan (doctoral student, Psychology) took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the 3MT®…

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