2022 Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award winner Percy A. Pierre, Ph.D.

Graduate School honors 2022 alumni, faculty, and student award winners

Author: The Graduate School

The Graduate School is pleased to announce its annual award winners for the 2021–2022 academic year. These awards include: the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award; the James A. Burns, C.S.C, Award; 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 Commencement Ceremony to be held at Notre Dame Stadium on May 14.

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2022 Solarium Gallery Exhibition: Preview

Notre Dame MFA students shine in Solarium art and design exhibition

Author: The Graduate School

The light-filled Solarium space inside iconic Bond Hall once again transformed into an art and design gallery this February, showcasing some of the finest visual work of Notre Dame graduate students in the master of fine arts (MFA) programs in studio art and design.

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Karen Angeles, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (2013)

Notre Dame-founded National GEM Consortium advances graduate diversity in STEM

Author: The Graduate School

Karen Angeles, a child of Mexican immigrants, grew up watching her father, a self-employed mason, use the power of civil infrastructure to build a life for his family. Now a doctoral candidate at the University of Notre Dame, Angeles credits her early exposure to his work with sparking her interest in structural engineering.

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Anne Martin, '14 Ph.D., works to optimize exoskeleton support for walking assistance.

NSF Grant Provides Next Step for Assistive Walking Exoskeletons

Author: The Graduate School

Anne Martin, Ph.D. '14, was the 2014 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Award recipient in the Graduate School's Division of Engineering. Established in 1990, the Shaheen Awards recognize excellence as a graduate student in areas such as grades, research and publications, fellowships and awards, teaching, mentoring, and postgraduate positions.    Martin, whose graduate research focused on developing individualized predictive modeling to customize prosthetic walking aides, is now an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State, where her team continues to explore the intersection of machine-assisted human mobility with a National Science Foundation grant. This trailblazing work was recently highlighted in Science Magazine (read  the original article here: https://scienmag.com/nsf-grant-provides-next-step-for-assistive-walking-exoskeletons/).

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Grad Students, Speak Up!

Grad students, speak up! Learn how to confidentially report a concern

Author: The Graduate School

The Graduate School’s ombudsperson assists graduate students and post-doctoral scholars in resolving a wide range of concerns, problems, and conflicts. The ombudsperson provides a confidential place for individuals to express concerns, identify steps towards resolution to problems, and makes referrals to appropriate campus resources.

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Dr. Esther Takeuchi, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University

Leading energy storage researcher Esther Takeuchi, Ph.D., to deliver the Graduate School Commencement address

Author: The Graduate School

The Graduate School is proud to announce that Dr. Esther Takeuchi, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University, will address graduates at the Graduate School’s annual Commencement Ceremony, which takes place on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. in the Compton Family Ice Arena on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.…

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