Nathan O. Hatch, president of Wake Forest University and formerly Provost and The Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History at Notre Dame, will be the principal speaker on Saturday, May 18, at the Commencement ceremony for the University of Notre Dame Graduate School.
The inaugural Graduate Student Appreciation Week offers free giveaways and discounts, professional development and wellness workshops, and fun and engaging events for Notre Dame’s community of graduate and professional students.
Teaching, either as an instructor of record or as a teaching assistant, is a critical component of professional development for many graduate students. To celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week, we’re turning the spotlight toward three of the 2012 graduate student teaching award winners.
Physics graduate student Stephanie Lyons cannot remember a time in which she was not interested in the scientific world. Her first love — all the way back in the second grade — was the teeming world of insects. Now, though, rather than looking down, her gaze is focused upwards: on the stars.
With the critical November elections now upon us, the work of political theorist James Fetter, Ph.D., couldn’t be more timely. Fetter, who earned his Ph.D. from Notre Dame in Political Science in 2012, studies and writes about the virtues of political leadership.
A poem by University of Notre Dame English doctoral candidate Ailbhe Darcy is this week’s Poem of the Week in The Guardian.
Graduate students enjoyed a performance of the six-man acoustic band MOUNTAIN HEART on Thursday, September 20 at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, along with a reception on the terrace following the performance.
Enrique Blair, also known as Erik, is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Notre Dame faculty members and graduate students are making huge strides in research that focuses on the ability of adult stem cells to regenerate tissues. These stem cells, which are found in many adult tissues, have shown promise in therapies that regenerate organs as well as those that aim to cure diseases ranging from diabetes to Parkinson’s.…
Brian M. Baker, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is the Graduate School’s new associate dean of academic programs. He succeeds Prof. Edward Maginn, now chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Two hundred graduate students and their guests gathered at Legends on Saturday to watch the broadcast of the Notre Dame football team’s season-opening 50-10 victory over Navy.
Notre Dame Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering graduate student Lionel Pittman is back on campus after traveling to Mannheim, Germany, for the Open European Championship LEGO Robotics tournament.
Physics graduate student Catherine Rastovski will participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany from July 1 through July 6.
One of the fortunate few who have a passion and talent for both science and language, Notre Dame geological sciences doctoral candidate Jessica Morrison is quickly making her mark in the world of science journalism.
Hidalgo, a physicist teaching and researching at MIT, focuses some of his most exciting work in network theory on the important theme of human development.
Thomas Quinn, MD (B.S. Notre Dame 1969, MSc Notre Dame 1970), professor and director, Johns Hopkins’ Center for Global Health, has been named the Graduate School’s 2012 Distinguished Alumnus and Commencement speaker for 2012.
Fifth-year Notre Dame Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate student Marcos Perez-Blanco and his advisor, Prof. Edward Maginn, have authored an article that is the most-read article in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Physical Chemistry B for the year 2011.
The Graduate Student Union (GSU) hosted Notre Dame’s fourth annual Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, February 24, in the Great Hall of the Jordan Hall of Science. Winners were selected in each of the four divisions of the Graduate School.
Notre Dame’s graduate students are a critical part of the University’s research agenda. Not only do graduate students assist faculty with research, they make important discoveries of their own. Katherine Ward, a third-year student in Notre Dame’s doctoral program in Chemistry and Biochemistry who, last year, won a major fellowship from the American Heart Association, is a perfect case in point.
An ethics initiative was passed in 2010 to integrate ethics training into the core curriculum for all graduate students at Notre Dame. One component of that initiative, the workshop will feature small-group sessions and a keynote address from Alasdair MacIntyre, one of the world’s leading authorities on ethics.
Notre Dame Signs Historic Agreement For Graduate Studies in Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
Notre Dame and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) have entered into a unique agreement – the first of its kind at Notre Dame – to provide a dual degree to students in the Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences fields.
Olukunle Owolabi studies the differences in development and governance between countries with a history of plantation slavery and those with a history of colonial occupation.
Recent graduate Sean Walsh was awarded the Kurt Gödel Research Prize Fellowship, the highest award in the field of logic.
Anne Peterson is examining the metaphysical properties of organisms and the philosophy of Aristotle.
Andrew Paluch earned undergraduate degrees in both chemical engineering and mathematics from SUNY University at Buffalo, where he was a Goldwater Scholar.
Alejandro Montecinos studies the microeconomics of growth and income inequality.
A linguist and art historian, Brandon studies medieval Italy and the history of cultural exchange between Byzantium and the Latin West through the objects these societies produced.
Katherine Ward, the recipient of an American Heart Association fellowship, studies an enzyme that is a hallmark of inflammation.
Renato’s main research interests are related to global analysis and differential geometry, particularly applications of analysis techniques to study the geometry and topology of Riemannian and semi-Riemannian manifolds.
Sarah studies model theory, with a special focus on VC-minimality.