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.
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)
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.
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.
Errol Philip, Counseling Psychology doctoral student, works with cancer survivors—many of whom still experience significant levels of distress.
The Graduate School will host an information session on the Fulbright Program for graduate students and their faculty advisers: Thursday, September 2, 4:30-5:30 pm, 202 McKenna Hall
All graduate students new to the University should plan to attend Graduate School Orientation on Friday, August 20, Jordan Hall of Science, from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The work of Joshua Cameron, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. 2007, has established Notre Dame as the world leader in turbomachinery research.
Dean Gregory E. Sterling has announced the winners of the University of Notre Dame 2010 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards.
Gwendolyn Oxenham, 2006 M.F.A. graduate in Creative Writing, co-directed a critically acclaimed documentary on soccer played the world over. As the film’s website describes it: “From prisoners in Bolivia to moonshine brewers in Kenya, from freestylers in China to women who play in hijab in Iran, Pelada is the story of the people who play.”
Gregory E. Sterling, Dean of the Graduate School, announced today that Notre Dame doctoral students were awarded external fellowships during the course of the 2010 awards season totaling over $1.5 million. Many other students received recognition as finalists for various prestigious national awards. Still others received internal fellowships to support their research, travel, or conference attendance.
Notre Dame’s Department of Theology attracts the very best students in the world. One is Michael Cover, whose academic pedigree includes degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Yale—and who is also a newly ordained Episcopal priest.
Joan Brennecke, the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and a graduate student mentor, is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the United States uses and produces energy.
Event canceled. See main story for details. The Summer Session Office and the Office of the Registrar will host the 2nd annual Notre Dame Akai 5K Run/Walk on July 15 at 6 p.m. The event will benefit a graduate student scholarship fund set up in memory of Dr. Terry Akai, former associate dean of the Graduate School.