Former Kellogg PhD Fellow Alejandro Montecinos is motivated to create change in his native Chile and other developing economies. In January, PhD in hand, he returned to his hometown of Viña del Mar to continue with his research as an assistant professor at the Universidad de Adolfo Ibáñez.
This fall, the Graduate School will launch a unique Ethical Leaders in STEM program, a yearlong leadership development opportunity for third- and fourth-year PhD graduate students.
The Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards.
During Commencement season 2015, the Graduate School bestowed four prestigious awards: the Distinguished Alumnus Award; the James A. Burns, CSC Award; the Director of Graduate Studies Award; and the Graduate Administrative Staff Member Award.
The University of Notre Dame Graduate School recognized 437 master’s and 245 doctoral degree recipients and presented several awards during Commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 16) in the Compton Family Ice Arena.
The Graduate School will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, at the Compton Family Ice Arena, 10:00 a.m. At the ceremony, the University will recognize and celebrate the recipients of 245 doctoral degrees and 473 master’s degrees.
Twenty-one winners of the Naughton Fellowships were announced today by the Graduate School. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students from Notre Dame and from Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent three Notre Dame Colleges and Schools, including Arts and Letters, Engineering, and Science. Seven graduate students were among the awardees.
This spring, Anthony Ruth was selected as the recipient of a prestigious 2015 NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, one of the most selective and most well-funded graduate student research fellowships in the United States. In a very real sense, his work will be used for space missions.
Sarah Martin, a third-year graduate student in the department of Art, Art History and Design, received the Walter Beardsley Award from the Snite Museum of Art for her thesis installation The Princess & The Beast. Charles Loving, Director of the Snite, presented the award during the opening reception for the 2015 Thesis Exhibition, held the evening of April 10.
Jane McAuliffe, a scholar of the Qur’an and early Islamic history, and director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, will deliver the Commencement Address on Saturday, May 16, at the Commencement ceremony for the University of Notre Dame Graduate School.
Christopher Cali, an entrepreneurship master’s student and a 2014 science-business alumnus, is part of a team that will compete in the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition in Austin, Tex. in May. The group, Enlightened Diagnostics, Inc. (EnDx), qualified at a regional competition in February at the University of Louisville’s Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge.
The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values is pleased to announce the first cohort of fellows in the NSF-funded Social Responsibilities for Researchers (SRR) program. This program is designed to provide training for STEM doctoral students in the ethical responsibilities of researchers arising from the impact of scientific and technological advancements on society. We are fortunate to welcome an exceptionally strong and truly diverse set of PhD students to this inaugural year of the program.
Please join us for the reception and public reading by Maceo Montoya and the University of Notre Dame MFA Creative Writing Program students at the Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture on February 26th from 6-8:00PM.
We love our grad students all year long, but this week we’re taking extra time to show it! With parties, food, freebies, discounts, and most importantly, time to hang out with fellow grad students. Come out and enjoy a week of celebrating you!
Five recent Notre Dame Mathematics graduates—now in faculty and postdoctoral positions around the globe—reflect on their experiences as a doctoral student at the University.
David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year.
Renee Bouley, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The fellowship will provide two years of funding for Bouley’s project, “Discovery of a new class of antibacterials that inhibits penicillin-binding proteins.”
Sociology doctoral student Nicole Perez explores the transition from high school to college, with a focus on how Latina/o students navigate familial and peer influences in deciding where to apply and, ultimately, attend college.
For her work with the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity, Maria Gibbs has been recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of its “new faces.”