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Notre Dame Receives Grant from Council of Graduate Schools for PhD Career Pathways Study

Author: Aaron Bell & Nora Kenney

The Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) for participation in the PhD Career Pathways Project. Supported by funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Science Foundation (NSF…

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Harper Cancer Research Postdoc Receives Highly Competitive Career Development Award From NIH/NCI

Author: Valli Sarveswaran

Dr. Tyvette Hilliard, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Sharon Stack, Director of Harper Cancer Research Institute, has received a highly competitive 5-year K01 Research Career Development award from the NIH/NCI.

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Graduate School Degree Recipients Encouraged to Adopt ‘Newspaper Test’ of Personal and Professional Integrity

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Dick Notebaert – chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications – told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during Saturday’s (May 20) Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.

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Finalists Named in Arts and Letters Shaheen 3MT® Qualifying Round

Author: Aaron Bell

Left to right: Nicole Winsor, Mimi Ensley and Jillian Snyder, the college of Arts and Letters Shaheen 3MT® finalistsEnglish spoke the loudest at the College of Arts and Letters Three Minute Thesis qualifying round on Tuesday night. English Ph.D. candidates Nicole Winsor, Mimi Ensley, and Jillian Snyder will advance to compete against the finalists from the College of Science and College of Engineering on March 27 in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business. In addition to the 13 competitors, a strong showing of over 50 or so audience members watched the exciting competition.…

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Finalists Named in Hotly Contested Shaheen 3MT® Science Qualifying Round

Author: Aaron Bell

Left to right: Finalists Julia Beck, Elizabeth Loughran and Stefan FreedThe College of Science Shaheen 3MT competition began with a big bang on Monday in Jordan Hall of Science.Julia Beck (Biochemistry), Elizabeth Loughran (Integrated Biomedical Sciences), and Stefan Freed (Biological Sciences) took the top three spots, and will go on to compete at the Shaheen 3MT®…

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The Graduate School is accepting nominations for three existing awards that will be presented at Commencement on May 20, 2017:

Author: Aaron Bell

The James A. Burns, C.S.C. Award is given annually to a faculty member for distinction in graduate teaching or another exemplary contribution to graduate education, such as building or developing a graduate program; outstanding service in teaching graduate courses; serving as an advisor or thesis director; or securing training grants (e.g. DOE…

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Graduate School to Bestow Inaugural “Notebaert Award” at 2017 Commencement Exercises

Author: Aaron Bell

Laura Carlson, Dean of the Graduate School, announced Monday that the inaugural “Notebaert Award,” named in honor of Richard C. Notebaert, chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees, and his wife, Peggy, will be presented to a Notre Dame faculty or staff member at the Graduate School Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 20, 2017. …

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Graduate School to Host Second Annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition

Author: Aaron Bell

The Graduate School will host it’s second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition beginning with a November 9, Kickoff Event from 5 to 6 p.m. at Legends of Notre Dame. Ph.D. graduate students who have completed their candidacy exams can compete in 3MT®. All graduate students can attend Professional Development workshops related to 3MT to strengthen and polish their presentation skills. If interested, you may register for the Kickoff Event here. Qualifying heats begin in late February 2017 and will culminate in a Final Event on March 23 with a first prize of $2,000.

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