A record number of six students in the Graduate School have earned coveted grants in the 2011 Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition. The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and provides nearly 1,500 U.S. students the opportunity to study, teach, and conduct research abroad for one year.
Incoming students Annette Ruth and Lindsey McAlarnen, who will join Notre Dame's new Master of Science in Global Health degree program in the fall, are in Haiti with Eck Institute member and project leader Juan Carlos Guzmán to evaluate cholera programs implemented after the deadly fall 2010 outbreak that began in the aftermath of the catastrophic 7.0 earthquake.
James Clancy, a Notre Dame graduate student in the Biological Sciences, was selected to attend the annual Nobel Laureate meeting in Lindau, Germany, from June 26 through July 1.
"The Kaneb Center":http://kaneb.nd.edu and the Graduate School are pleased to announce the 2010-2011 Kaneb Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award winners in the colleges of arts and letters, engineering, and science, and in the School of Architecture.
p(image-right). !/assets/42818/shaheen_certificates.jpg(The Eli J)! 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.
p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/41904/5.21.11_grad_school_roemer_1_.jpg(Timothy Roemer Prepares to Speak at Graduate Commencement Ceremonies)! The University of Notre Dame’s "Graduate School":http://graduateschool.nd.edu 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":/news/22032-graduate-school-commencement-address-2/. 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.
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.
p(image-left). !/assets/38928/roemertjoff170.jpg(Tim Roemer)! 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.
p(image-left). !/assets/37435/king_boy_and_dog_in_boat.jpg(Dwight King, "Boy and Dog in Boat")! 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.
p(image-right). !/assets/34648/120x/mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a.jpg(mstephen_sciencecafe3_31_10a)! p. 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
p(image-right). !/assets/33794/hps.jpg(hps)! Notre Dame’s renowned graduate program, "History and Philosophy of Science":http://reillyreports.nd.edu/hps (HPS), has added an additional area of specialization focusing on theology and science.
p(image-left). !/assets/32892/270x/kranz_and_lee_phd_fellowship.jpg(Kranz and Lee Phd Fellows)! 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.