On January 22, the Graduate Student Union hosted Notre Dame’s second Graduate Research Symposium in the Jordan Hall of Science.
Associate Dean Laura Carlson announces new professional development webpages, databases, and calendaring options.
Notre Dame Listed by Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal as a Top Institution for African American Students
For the second year in a row, the Fall 2009 issue of the Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal has listed the University of Notre Dame as one of the top colleges and universities for African Americans.
Students in the Ph.D. in Literature Program at Notre Dame approach their work from transnational, transdisciplinary, and theoretical perspectives, completing an innovative course of study that requires proficiency in multiple languages. For Damiano Benvegnù, one of those languages is Italian, although his recent research illustrates how it could easily count for two.
John Rothlisberger, Biology Ph.D. Candidate, Works to Implement the $475-million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
John Rothlisberger, Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate in biology, is beginning a prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship, in which he will be applying research skills developed with Professor David Lodge to the critical problem of aquatic invasive species.
The arts community at Notre Dame is an intimate and thriving creative environment—one that is enriched by the work of Joe Small, a second year MFA candidate in Photography, in the graduate program of Art, Art History, and Design.
Twelve University of Notre Dame GLOBES fellows traveled to Washington, D.C., during their fall break for a hands-on lesson in communicating research to non-scientific audiences.
Innovation Park opened this fall at Notre Dame. It will provide a huge boost to research endeavors at the University by becoming home to a variety of start-up businesses, including ventures with expected commercial applications from core University research areas.
Every week, graduate students in sociology have the opportunity to come together to discuss with faculty and each other their research and current issues in the field. These “training” seminars keep students focused on their projects and allow them to set weekly goals for themselves as they manage the many demands on their time.
Fifth-year physics graduate student Hyunju Kim of Daegu, Korea, produced the key elements for a mathematical physics paper that was selected as a “Fast Track Communication” of the Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General.
Over 300 graduate students attended a performance of the Tokyo String Quartet, courtesy of Dean Gregory E. Sterling and the Graduate School.
Associate Dean Edward J. Maginn Receives Inaugural American Institute of Chemical Engineers CoMSEF Award
Graduate School Associate Dean Edward J. Maginn, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of the inaugural American Institute of Chemical Engineers CoMSEF (Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum) award for outstanding research.
National Science Foundation (NSF) representative Dr. Thomas Juliano will visit Notre Dame on Sept 29th to give a presentation on the Graduate Research Fellowship program. The presentation, titled “Creating a Competitive Application for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship,” will be at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in Room 100 of McKenna Hall.
Established in 1946 by the United States Congress to facilitate cultural exchanges, the Fulbright Program is a unique opportunity for graduate students to pursue an individually designed study/research project abroad.
Now beginning its third year, the Notre Dame Extended Research Community, NDeRC, is a remarkable collaboration between Notre Dame professors and graduate students, and South Bend-area teachers and students. All members of this partnership are beneficiaries.
Gregory E. Sterling, dean of the Graduate School, has announced three new appointments in the Graduate School—all in furtherance of a restructuring plan designed to revitalize and elevate the Graduate School and its programs.
Rebecca Guhin and Joseph Kolar, both entering master of divinity students at the University of Notre Dame, have been recognized as young leaders who demonstrate exceptional gifts for ministry by the Fund for Theological Education (FTE).
The Summer Session Office and the Office of the Registrar will host the inaugural Notre Dame Akai 5K Run/Walk on July 16 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, who passed away in February.
Jody Nicholson, a graduate student in developmental psychology, is completing her dissertation on a project called “Get the Lead Out,” a University of Notre Dame Center for Children and Families community-based research project that aims to test the effectiveness of various interventions on 84 local families whose young children have subclinical lead exposure.
University of Notre Dame alumnus Michael T. Good, an Air Force colonel, was a member of the Space Shuttle Atlantis Mission STS-125 crew that successfully repaired and upgraded the Hubble telescope last month. The flight was Good’s first shuttle mission. He took a Notre Dame pennant with him into space.