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Graduate student health care subsidy to extend to spouses and children

Author: The Graduate School

When the Strategic Framework was introduced in August, excellence in graduate education and research were identified as essential to the University's ability to be the leading global Catholic research institution. In alignment with that vision, Mike Hildreth, dean of the Graduate School and vice president and associate provost for graduate studies, announced on December 12, 2023 the health care subsidy for eligible graduate students will be expanded to cover spouses and children.

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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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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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Graduate School Honors Student Shaheen Award Winners and Faculty Burns Award Winner

Author: The Graduate School

The Graduate School is pleased to announce its annual award winners for the 2020 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate Student Awards and the James A. Burn, C.S.C. Faculty Award.  The Shaheen Award recognizes the most outstanding graduate student in each of the divisions of the Graduate School.  The Burns Award recognizes a faculty member who is an outstanding faculty mentor and who exemplifies the value of positive mentor/mentee relationships.  The award winners will be formally recognized for their achievements at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony to be held at Notre Dame over Memorial Day weekend in May 2021. …

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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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