The Graduate School is pleased to announce its annual award winners for the 2022–2023 academic year. These awards include: the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award; the James A. Burns, C.S.C, Awards; the Dick and Peggy Notebaert Award; the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards; and the Social Justice Award. The award winners will be formally recognized for their achievements at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony to be held at Notre Dame Stadium on May 20.
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students in the University’s studio art and design programs unveiled their latest work to the campus community on March 8 at the opening reception of this year’s Solarium Art Show in Bond Hall. An annual collaboration between the Graduate School and the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, this year’s exhibition — titled FREQUENCIES, in a nod to the “vibrational energy” of this year’s pieces — featured nine students across a variety of visual disciplines
Alex Boomgarden, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Biological Sciences, won the University of Notre Dame’s 2023 Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Wednesday, March 1. The event — jointly sponsored by the Graduate School, the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development, and Graduate Student Government — was held on the stage of the Jordan Auditorium in the Mendoza College of Business.
“Everything is better with a heavy metal soundtrack.” This might sound like an odd statement coming from a medievalist who spends his days poring over ancient manuscripts of sermons. But like many elements of Ph.D. candidate Will Beattie’s unorthodox life journey, somehow it all makes sense.
Collaboration with Graduate School’s Office of Grants and Fellowships leads Ph.D. alumna to exciting and unexpected career path
Dr. Dasari learned firsthand the delicate dance of partnering with resources on campus, including the Graduate School’s Office of Grants and Fellowships. Through her many interactions with the office — first as a fellowship applicant and then later as a consultant to other students — she slowly began to see her interests shift, a journey that would eventually lead her to explore a new and unexpected career directly connected to the skills she had honed while working with the Grants and Fellowships team.