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.
Following are the remarks shared by Dr. Barbara Turpin at the retirement luncheon held in her honor on May 16, 2011. I would like to talk a bit today about the ways in which I think I have changed the Graduate School over the past 21 years, and a bit about the ways in which the Graduate School has changed me.
Delivered at University of Notre Dame Graduate School Commencement ceremonies, Saturday, May 21, 2011 Good morning everyone. Thank you, Dr. Burish for that nice introduction. Thank you Father Jenkins and Dean Sterling for giving me the opportunity to be here today and to be part of your graduation ceremony. Walking onto this beautiful campus gives me the same excitement that I had 40 or 50 years ago when I would visit my grandfather here. So thank you for letting me wake up my personal echoes and feelings about this great school.
The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School recognized 288 master’s and 159 doctoral degree recipients and presented several special awards during Commencement ceremonies today (Saturday) in the North Dome of the Joyce Center. Timothy Roemer, United States Ambassador to India, delivered the Commencement address. He also was recognized as the recipient of the Graduate School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.
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.
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.
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.
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
Notre Dame’s renowned graduate program, History and Philosophy of Science (HPS), has added an additional area of specialization focusing on theology and science.
Kathrin Kranz and Shrinkyu Lee, Ph.D. students studying peace studies and political science, are named Mullen Family Fellows at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
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 recent graduates of the MFA in Creative Writing program spearheaded writing workshops with Notre Dame students and residents of South Bend’s Center for the Homeless and Juvenile Correction Facility.