Former Director of NSF Rita Colwell to deliver the Graduate School Commencement Address

Author: Evan Bryson

Rita Colwell, a molecular microbiologist whose research focuses on global infectious diseases, water and health, will deliver the Commencement Address on Saturday, May 14, at the Commencement ceremony for the University of Notre Dame Graduate School.

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Psychology Locks Two of Three Finalists in Arts and Letters 3MT Prelims

Author: Evan Bryson

Yesterday evening’s College of Arts and Letters Three Minute Thesis Prelims netted three finalists from a pool of seven competitors. Tony Cunningham (Psychology), Laura Bland (History and Philosophy of Science), and Caroline Hornburg (Psychology) will go on to compete against finalists from the College of Engineering and the College of Science.

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Sarah Edmands Martin wins Walter Beardsley Award for thesis installation "The Princess & The Beast"

Author: Evan Bryson

Sarah Martin, a third-year graduate student in the department of Art, Art History and Design, received the Walter Beardsley Award from the Snite Museum of Art for her thesis installation The Princess & The Beast. Charles Loving, Director of the Snite, presented the award during the opening reception for the 2015 Thesis Exhibition, held the evening of April 10.

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Army veteran Luis Morales honored by NSF in Washington, D.C.

Author: Evan Bryson

Physics graduate student and U.S. Army veteran Luis Morales is one of 11 military veterans who was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with Graduate Research Fellowships on November 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. During the official visit to the NSF headquarters, the group was recognized with a formal ceremony highlighting veterans and their contributions to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

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Announcing the Reilly Center’s training programs for graduate students

Author: Evan Bryson

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values has expanded its menu of training options for University of Notre Dame graduate students. Since August of 2013, three supplementary training and degree programs have been added and are open for graduate student enrollment. The new offerings advance understanding of the connections between science, technology, and society while broadening a traditional PhD or Master’s degree program of study.

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Biological Sciences Ph.D. Student Victoria Lam and Her Triple-C Program for Urban Youth

Author: Evan Bryson

Notre Dame Graduate Student Victoria Lam (Biological Sciences) has created a three-pronged approach to engage and connect youth from urban areas to the outdoors. Victoria discussed her program, Triple-C, with Fiona Ma in an interview in AsianWeek Magazine.

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