This year’s winners boast cutting-edge research accomplishments in their fields, as well as notable publication records, national recognition, talent for teaching and mentorship, and dedication to the community.
Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to practice empathy, ‘insist on reason and evidence’ in judgments and decisions
The University of Notre Dame Graduate School held its annual Commencement Ceremony Saturday (May 19), handing out 286 doctoral degrees and 500 master’s degrees and presenting several awards to distinguished members of the Graduate School community.
Mark Summe presents during 3MT®. Mark Summe, a Ph.D. student from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, won the 2018 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Monday night in Jordan Auditorium.…
The Graduate School’s annual Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. in the Compton Family Ice Arena. During the ceremony, the University will confer 286 doctoral degrees and 500 master’s degrees, as well as present several awards to distinguished members of the Graduate School community.
Three 3MT® finalists were named out of nine competitors on Wednesday night in DeBartolo Hall at the College of Engineering qualifying round. Mark Summe (Chemical Engineering), Xunzhao Yin (Computer Science and Engineering) and Diya Li (Chemical Engineering) were chosen to represent Engineering at the finals in Jordan Auditorium on April 23 at 5 p.m.
The fellowship provides three years of financial support in the form of $34,000 annual stipends and $12,000 cost-of-education allowances to the fellows’ graduate institutions.
Cool temps did nothing to chill the heated competition among College of Science Shaheen 3MT competitors Tuesday night at Jordan Hall of Science.
Two Notre Dame graduate students in the College of Arts and Letters have been named 2018 Humanities Without Walls (HWW) pre-doctoral workshop fellows, Caitlin Smith-Oyekole, a fourth-year in English, and Sevda Arslan, a second-year in Anthropology.
University of Notre Dame graduate student Tony Cunningham is among seven recipients of the 2018 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, presented annually to the most promising future leaders in higher education in the U.S.
The Graduate School has recently joined forces with campus partners from AWIS-ND, GradSWE, and the Postdoc Women’s Group to submit and win a Campus Action Project Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Each year, the Graduate School presents several major awards at Notre Dame Commencement. These include the James A. Burns, C.S.C. Award, the Director of Graduate Studies Award, the Graduate Administrative Staff Member Award, and the Distinguished Graduate Alumnus Award. Last year, the Graduate School also conferred the inaugural Notebaert Award.
The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional Ph.D., masters, or undergraduate students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame.
Kellogg Institute PhD Fellow Stefanie Israel de Souza (sociology), who is also a 2017-18 Kellogg Dissertation Year Fellow, has been awarded a $20,000 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.
Third-year physics graduate students Kaitlin Rasmussen and Devin Whitten were settling into their observation work in August on the 2.5-meter Irénée du Pont Telescope atop a rocky mountain in Las Campanas, Chile, scouring for a type of star enhanced by a set of reactions called the rapid-neutron capture process, or r-process. What they witnessed instead is being described as one of the most significant discoveries in astrophysics.
Aastha Nigam, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, placed second in the graduate division of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Student Research Competition held Oct. 4-6 during the recent Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Fla.
The fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is one of ten 2017 recipients of the high-profile Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).
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…
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.
The 2017 Association of Leadership Educators Conference has recognized The University of Notre Dame Graduate School’s Ethical Leaders in STEM program with the Distinguished Innovative Practice Award for its unique leadership training model for future leaders in STEM fields.
Notre Dame researchers are improving the speed and practicality of detecting disease.