Lauren Rich's research focuses on the complex relationship between food, community and literature.
Bernadette’s research interests are in algebraic geometry and commutative algebra, with a particular focus on the shape of pure O-sequences.
Robert Lester investigates how the structure of production adapts to the dynamics of the economic environment.
The focus of Michelle Blum’s research is the development, characterization, and simulation of a low-friction synthetic biomaterial for use as an articular cartilage substitute.
Michael Giordano investigates the wear properties of three-dimensionally woven fabrics for use as a novel orthopedic device.
Matthew Prygoski is working to develop and analyze a new method for bone-fracture fixation.
Patricia Snell Herzog studies the ways in which different communities and institutional contexts create, perpetuate, or seek to change the transmission of poverty and inequality from one generation to the next.
The research interests of political theory student Ashleen Kelly include the civic republican tradition and the intersection between theology and political philosophy.
Deacon Jim Stokes, an attorney admitted to practice law in Florida and California, was ordained a Roman Catholic deacon in August 2008. “I had the benefit of some excellent professors as I was formed for ministry at the seminaries in South Florida,” Deacon Jim says, “however, it left me hungering for more.”
Susan Blackwell Ramsey, MFA Creative Writing 2008, is the winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry for 2011 for her manuscript, _A Mind Like This_.
Physics Graduate Student Katherine Rueff Selected for Inaugural Joint Brazil-U.S. Physics Workshop: Exploring the Nature of the Evolving Universe
Katherine Rueff has been selected as one of 11 United States students to participate in the first Brazil-U.S. Physics Student Visitation Program funded by the American Physical Society.
James Clancy, a Notre Dame graduate student in the Biological Sciences, was selected to attend the annual Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, from June 26 through July 1.
p(image-right). !/assets/42818/shaheen_certificates.jpg(The Eli J)! The winners of the 2011 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards, the highest awards bestowed on Notre Dame graduate students, exemplify the academic excellence that is the hallmark of the Notre Dame Graduate School.
Dr. Barbara Turpin, associate dean of students in the Graduate School, will retire from her position at the end of May.
Greg Sterling, Dean of the Graduate School, has announced the winners of two new awards in the Graduate School—one to recognize an outstanding director of graduate studies and the other to recognize an outstanding graduate administrative assistant. The awards, he says, were created to recognize exemplary contributions in graduate studies at Notre Dame.
The Graduate School is pleased to partner with the renowned Fischoff National Chamber Music Association to offer graduate students FREE tickets to the competition's grand prize concert on Sunday, May 15, 3:30 in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Prof. Marvin Miller, Chemistry, has been named the winner of the Graduate School's 2011 James A. Burns, C.S.C. Award, given annually for distinction in graduate teaching or other exemplary contribution to graduate education.
p(image-left). !/assets/38928/roemertjoff170.jpg(Tim Roemer)! Timothy Roemer, Distinguished Alumnus of 2011, will deliver the Commencement address at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 21, 2011, 10 am. in the North Dome, Fieldhouse.
Damiano Benvegnù, doctoral student in Literature, studies the representation of animals in modern Italian literature—in poetry and prose—from both a philosophical and historical perspective.
p(image-left). !/assets/37435/king_boy_and_dog_in_boat.jpg(Dwight King, "Boy and Dog in Boat")! University faculty, staff, and graduate and graduate professional students celebrated Downtown South Bend's _Carnival_ night at the South Bend Museum of Art on Friday, March 4 from 5:30–8:00 PM.
The winners of the 2011 Graduate Research Symposium reflect a variety of disciplines within the divisions of engineering, humanities, science, and social sciences.
On Friday, February 4, from 2:30 to 4:30 in the Great Hall of the Jordan Hall of Science, the Graduate Student Union will host Notre Dame’s third annual Graduate Research Symposium.
Laura Taylor, a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame in psychology and peace studies, focuses her research on the impact of war and violence on individual people—specifically, on children and families in Croatia, Northern Ireland, and Colombia.
Notre Dame’s Graduate School has launched two new master’s degree programs—one in global health and another in classics.
p(image-right). !/assets/34648/120x/mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a.jpg(mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a)! p. Notre Dame professors and graduate students discuss pressing scientific and technical issues with South Bend community members at monthly, downtown Science Cafés.
Notre Dame's History and Philosophy of Science program to offer a new graduate track in theology and science
p(image-right). !/assets/33794/hps.jpg(hps)! Notre Dame’s renowned graduate program, "History and Philosophy of Science":http://reillyreports.nd.edu/hps (HPS), has added an additional area of specialization focusing on theology and science.
The research of doctoral student Ryan Kennedy focuses on two major areas—bioinformatics and agent-based modeling and simulation—bound together with the common thread of global health.
Two of the six travel-award winners in this year’s India-U.S. Physics Students Visitation Program are graduate students in Physics at Notre Dame.
Transformative Research in the Humanities: A Collaboration Between Prof. Julia Douthwaite and Daniel Richter (M.A. 2008)
p(image-right). !/assets/30329/err.jpg(European Romantic Review)! An article by Julia Douthwaite, professor of French in Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and then-graduate student Daniel Richter (M.A. 2008) was honored as the “Best Article of 2009” by the editorial board of the _European Romantic Review_ and the executive committee of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism.
p(image-right). !/assets/29535/ahn_thumbnail.jpg(The Ahn Trio)! On September 17, three hundred graduate students enjoyed a performance of the famed Ahn Trio’s BraziliAHN at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, followed by a wine and cheese reception, courtesy of the Graduate School and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.