Notre Dame Graduate Students and Training Innovations Garner Recognition

Author: Trish Bredar

Monica Arul Jayachandran   Notre Dame Graduate School’s innovations in graduate training garnered strong recognition at this year’s 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS), March 20-22 in St. Louis, Missouri. The meeting fostered discussions and workshops on the theme of “Changing Times: Challenges and Innovation in Graduate Education” with faculty and staff dedicated to graduate training from universities throughout the Midwest. Notre Dame’s Shaheen 3-Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition winner, Monica Arul Jayachandran, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, earned second place in the overall regional 3MT competition. In addition, Steven Lemke, MFA candidate in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, received an Honorable Mention for the MAGS Excellence in Teaching Award.…

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Upcoming panel offers an inside look at academic publishing industry

Author: Trish Bredar

  Rapid changes in the academic publishing industry mean that many emerging scholars face unknown terrain when it comes to publishing their first book. On April 1, a panel of experts will come together to demystify the process and provide new insights for new and established scholars alike. Sponsored by the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, the Graduate School, and the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, “Academic Publishing Today: A Conversation” will offer an inside look at today’s publishing industry for scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities, particularly those planning to turn their dissertation into a book.…

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