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.
Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) has partnered with several campus entities to offer a free Mango Languages account to everyone with a Notre Dame email address.
Graduate School Degree Recipients Encouraged to Adopt ‘Newspaper Test’ of Personal and Professional Integrity
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.
Craig IfflandUniversity of Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate in theology Craig Iffland has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2017 at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation…
The Graduate School will hold its annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 20, at 10:00 a.m. in the Compton Family Ice Arena.At the ceremony, the University will recognize and celebrate the recipients of 240 doctoral degrees and 478 master’s degrees.…
Pictured: winner Mimi Ensley (ENGL) with judge and Dean of the Graduate School Dr. Laura CarlsonMimi Ensley, a Ph.D. student from the Department of English won the 2017 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Monday night in Jordan Auditorium.…
Left to right: Mark Summe, Maryam Moosaei, and Mingming Cai, the College of Engineering’s 2017 3MT Finalists.Three competitors were chosen after an energy filled qualifying round last Thursday to represent the College of Engineering…
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.…