By the time Danny Fritz ’22 M.S. and Riley Ellingsen ’22 M.S. graduated from the 11-month ESTEEM master’s program at Notre Dame, they had co-founded a start-up, earned seed money to start developing their innovative product, and now dedicate themselves to expanding accessibility options for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Department of Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Connor Moore has been named a Meenakshi Narain Graduate Scholar at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Physics Center (LPC) for 2024. This program is aimed to support exceptional graduate student from U.S. Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) institutions.
Eck Institute 2023-2024 graduate research fellows. Four Ph.D. students at the University of Notre Dame have joined the Eck Institute for Global Health as graduate research fellows…
MSM voice student Uche Aghulor wins first place in Upper Advanced Classical category at National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) student auditions
Soprano Uche Aghulor, a first-year student in the MSM voice studio, won first place in the Upper Advanced Classical category at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) student auditions. The auditions took place at Butler University in Indianapolis on November 4th, 2023.
This past summer, Center for Citizenship and Constitutional Government (CCCG) Postdoctoral Research Scholar Luke Foster co-hosted Academia Tocqueville, a ten-day seminar in Paris, France studying French political thought at the cultural, historical, religious, and intellectual levels.
“We have heard the long-expressed hope – spoken with great passion by popes, bishops, and other Church leaders, especially in the West – that the future of the Catholic Church is in Africa,” said Rev. Kenneth Amadi…
Discover how the talented students in the ESTEEM class of 2024 from Ireland are making a substantial impact at the ESTEEM program at the University of Notre Dame. Each student brings a unique perspective to the table, demonstrating the versatility and breadth of the ESTEEM program.
Adam Farchone M.Ed. '18 has continued his work in education as a volunteer for Mind Matters Bay Area, a nonprofit devoted to guiding and preparing low-income, high-achieving students to attend selective colleges.
Second-year MGA student Matthew Bocanumenth is working to bring the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ people out of the shadows during his field experience at Outright International. When his family moved from the United States back to Bogotá, Colombia, Matthew Bocanumenth…
Katie Sparrow is a "5 + 1" postdoctoral fellow at the University of Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway. While in Rome, she co-teaches two courses of the foundational class “All Roads lead to Rome” in the fall 2023, and will teach one on her own in the spring 2024 while continuing to develop her own research.…
(Left to right) Fatima Faisal Khan, Halkano Boru, and Aleithia Low are among the MGA students gaining practical experience through internships. Picture this: A group of intrepid second-year students, brimming with passion and commitment, poised to dive headfirst into a world of transformative experiences. These are the students of the Master of Global Affairs program…
Grace Arntz-Johnson receives U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award
Grace Arntz-Johnson, a Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has received the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. The award supports research opportunities at DOE laboratories for graduate students pursuing critical energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges.
The University has organized three town hall sessions this fall for students to learn more about the recently launched Strategic Framework that will guide the University for the next decade. At each session, Provost John McGreevy will give an overview of the Framework and invite student questions.…
Tolulope “Kay” Kayode holds the Lightning Talk trophy Postdoctoral researcher Tolulope “Kay” Kayode won the top prize in the second annual Postdoc Lightning Talk Competition on Thursday, September 21, during Postdoc Appreciation Week. Fourteen postdoc finalists from five departments in the College of Science presented their research in "lightning talk" format—three minutes or less using a singular presentation slide. …
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have filled an important role in the U.S. educational landscape for generations. Over the years, a number of Notre Dame’s graduate and professional students have arrived in South Bend by way of an HBCU.
The University of Notre Dame’s master of global affairs students have been actively advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls at the United Nations through field placements at UN Women in Geneva.
Notre Dame’s Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) fellowship program will support four graduate students – two in the College of Science and two from the College of Engineering – during the 2023-2024 academic year.
Courtney Luckhardt '11 Ph.D. In July we posted the great news that one of our Ph.D. candidates, Jeffrey Berland, would be joining the University of Tübingen's Center for Advanced Studies for a six-month postdoctoral fellowship as part of their program "Migration and Mobility in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages…
On Tuesday (Sept. 5), in front of a crowd of 450 faculty and academic staff members gathered in DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Leighton Concert Hall, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., dedicated his annual faculty address
The 2023 Notre Dame-Bielefeld Exchange welcomes German students to Notre Dame for academic dialogue and international collaboration
Continuing its legacy of international exchange, the University of Notre Dame-University of Bielefeld Transatlantic Workshop met again this May at Notre Dame. Over three days, graduate and faculty workshop participants discussed 18 diverse projects that touched on many places and historical times, from religion in 18th-century India to defense production in the Midwest up to the end of the Cold War.
Five new students representing four disciplines have arrived to the Kroc Institute as part of its interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies in fall 2023. Incoming students were selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants from around the world. These students join the Institute’s 26 other doctoral students, for a total of 31 students in the 2023–24 academic year.
José E. Limón Best Paper Award competition winners with their professors: (Top row, left to right) Professors Luis Fraga, Marisel Moreno, Nydia Morales-Soto & Karen Richman. From the left to right, the students are Manuel Rodriguez, Roger Cadena, Jr., Aileen Vezeau, & Clayton Glasgow (Credit: Oliver Ortega | ILS).…
When the University of Notre Dame hosts Tennessee State University (TSU) this weekend (Sept. 2), it will be the first time in program history the Irish will take to the field with a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Several campus and community events are scheduled to commemorate the historic matchup — beginning with “The Historical and Current Significance of HBCUs,” a panel discussion highlighting the vital role HBCUs have and continue to play in higher education in the United States.
Now in its fifteenth year, the prestigious fellowship program provides Notre Dame undergraduate and masters-level students the opportunity to conduct research or complete a program of study in Ireland as well as for Irish students to study or complete research at Notre Dame.
Brianna Lynn Wimer named 2023 Google Ph.D. Fellow to address computing needs of vision-impaired people
Brianna Lynn Wimer, a Ph.D. student in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a 2023 Google Ph.D. Fellow. The fellowship recognizes graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields.
Postdoctoral scholar joins Eck Institute for Global Health and Environmental Change Initiative in fight against cholera
Globally, one in four people lack access to clean drinking water, according to the World Health Organization and UNIFEF’s Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation…
Kellogg Institute doctoral student affiliate and Kroc Institute Ph.D. candidate Isabel Güiza-Gómez has been awarded one of nine National Fellowship by Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) this year.
Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, electrical engineering doctoral student Nnamdi Chikere and undergraduate John Simon McElroy, a Naughton Fellow from University College Dublin, have designed and built a robotic sea turtle, which they are testing in varied environments on Notre Dame’s campus. Their robot mimics a real sea turtle’s propulsion: its front flippers move it forward while its smaller hind flippers allow it to change direction.
Stephane Dunn ’94 M.A., ’00 MFA, ’00 Ph.D., is a professor, scholar, and co-founder of the Cinema, Television and Emerging Media Studies Program at Morehouse College with a successful career writing for both academic and creative media. But that impressive resume was never a foregone conclusion and required the Elkhart, Indiana native to dig deep for motivation during her years as a graduate student at Notre Dame.
Georgina Curto Rex, a postdoctoral fellow at the Notre Dame Technology Ethics Center (ND TEC), and several coauthors were awarded one of two outstanding paper awards at ACL 2023 (61st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics) within the Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms.