The Graduate School will hold its annual "Commencement Ceremony":http://graduateschool.nd.edu/resources-for-current-students/graduation/ on Saturday, May 14, at the Compton Family Ice Arena, 10:00 a.m. At the ceremony, the University will recognize and celebrate the recipients of 215 doctoral degrees and 490 master’s degrees.
At the Graduate School Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, professors Jeff Feder and Catherine Zuckert will be honored with the James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award.
p(image-right). !/assets/197130/300x/gibbs_win.jpg(Gibbs Win)! Maria Gibbs, from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, won the inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) hosted by the Midwest Association for Graduate Students (MAGS) on April 8.
p(image-right). !/assets/197093/rcolwell2010_300.jpg(Rcolwell2010 300)! 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.
!/assets/191799/cos_finalists_small.png(cos_finalists_small)! The snow and ice did nothing to chill the heated competition among "College of Science":http://science.nd.edu/ 3MT competitors yesterday evening. Claire Bowen, Kristofor Glinton, and Nicholas Myers took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the 3MT Finals event on March 16.
!/assets/191602/al_finalists_small.png(al_finalists_small)! Yesterday evening’s "College of Arts and Letters":http://al.nd.edu/ "Three Minute Thesis (3MT)":http://3mt.nd.edu/ 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":https://engineering.nd.edu/ and the "College of Science.":http://science.nd.edu/
!/assets/191423/reduced_engineering_prelim.png(reduced_engineering_prelim)! Three competitors from the College of Engineering are moving to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Finals. At the Engineering Prelims last night, Mark Summe, Peter Deak, and Maria Gibbs bested peers in a pool of 11 other challengers.
The Graduate School will host Three Minute Thesis (3MT) this spring, a competition showcasing graduate student research. Qualifying heats begin in late February and will culminate in a Final on March 16 (Wednesday) with a first prize of $1,000.
For a second year, the Shamrock Series 5K, a race held in conjunction with other "Shamrock Series":http://www.und.com/shamrockseries// festivities, will emphasize the dynamism of graduate education at Notre Dame.
The Graduate School will hold its annual "Commencement ceremony":http://graduateschool.nd.edu/graduation on Saturday, May 16, at the Compton Family Ice Arena, 10:00 a.m. At the ceremony, the University will recognize and celebrate the recipients of 245 doctoral degrees and 473 master’s degrees.
p(image-right). !/assets/163560/screen_shot_2015_05_05_at_11.26.22_am.png(screen_shot_2015_05_05_at_11)! This spring, Anthony Ruth was selected as the recipient of a prestigious 2015 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, one of the most selective and most well-funded graduate student research fellowships in the United States. In a very real sense, his work will be used for space missions.
p(image-right). !/assets/162210/martin_thumbnail.png(martin_thumbnail)! 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.
!/assets/157257/square_grads_thanks.png(square_grads_thanks)! We love our grad students all year long, but this week we're taking extra time to show it! With parties, food, freebies, discounts, and most importantly, time to hang out with fellow grad students. Come out and enjoy a week of celebrating you!
Five recent "Notre Dame Mathematics":http://math.nd.edu/graduate-program/ graduates—now in faculty and postdoctoral positions around the globe—reflect on their experiences as a doctoral student at the University.
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.
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.
Janna Hunter-Bowman, a Ph.D. student in Notre Dame's joint theology and peace studies program has been named the first recipient of the Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellowship in Peace Studies.
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":http://www.asianweek.com/2014/08/25/victoria-lam-getting-out-and-doing-good/.