During Notre Dame’s eighth annual Walk the Walk Week in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Graduate Student Life, in collaboration with the Graduate School, hosted a series of lightning talks featuring nine graduate students — across six different disciplines — whose research centers around topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The lightning talks were hosted at the Graduate School’s home of Bond Hall and highlighted the groundbreaking research of ND graduate students that is — whether directly or indirectly — advancing the goals and dreams set forth by Dr. King.
Graduate students to present research, compete for prize money in annual Shaheen Three Minute Thesis competition
Nine University of Notre Dame graduate students will compete for $4,500 in prize money during the annual Shaheen Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at 5 p.m. Wednesday (March 1) in Jordan Auditorium at the Mendoza College of Business on campus. The event is open to the public.
AnnaMaria Cardinalli '04 Ph.D. and Marlene L. Daut '09 Ph.D. among Alumni Association winter award winners
The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association recognized a number of distinguished alumni during its annual winter board meeting in January.
Freedom of Expression at Notre Dame - Statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President
Graduating students face a lot of pressure when they come home for the holiday break. One of the first questions they often hear from parents is, 'What are your plans after graduation?' This can be a stressful question for students who still need to make decisions, and the pressure can feel never-ending.…
Dr. Luke Foster has been a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Political Science with the Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government since 2022. For the previous two years, he was a Visiting Research Fellow and Lecturer at Sciences Po in Paris. During his time with the CCCG, Dr. Foster has taught classes, led CCCG colloquia, and worked to adapt his dissertation for popular publication. …
Applications are now open for the annual 5-day PhD course on international mediation, hosted by the Research School on Peace and Conflict in Norway in partnership with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The course will be held in Oslo on 12-16 June 2023.…
Political scientist and graduate student's research finds voter ID laws mobilize voters in both parties, rather than sway election results
In a study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Jeffrey Harden, the Andrew J. McKenna Family Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and concurrent associate professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, and Alejandra Campos, a third-year graduate student in the political science doctorate program, found that voter ID requirements motivated supporters of both parties equally to comply and participate, but had little overall effect on the actual outcomes of the elections.
As part of its ongoing commitment to advance and promote research and creative endeavors in the College of Arts and Letters, the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) recently awarded dissertation fellowships to twelve doctoral candidates. …
The University of Notre Dame is among the top producing Fulbright institutions for the ninth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced Friday (Feb. 10).
Sarah Crane, Ph.D. candidate in the peace studies and history doctoral program Sarah Crane is a Ph.D. candidate in the peace studies and history program. She spent the last year in Germany on a Fulbright scholarship for her research on how post-Holocaust trials shaped the post-war identity of German democracy. Sarah is preparing for another stage of her research in Israel where she will look into the ways these trials influenced the country and contemporary Israelis. In this Student Q&A, Sarah explains why she chose to study Peace and what she hopes to achieve through her research.…
14 Students Receive Fellowships to Advance Clean Energy Research and Sustainable Solutions to Climate Change
2023 Slatt Scholars Fellow Gavin Ealey Fourteen students at the University of Notre Dame will receive competitive research fellowships to advance research in clean and sustainable energy solutions and change the trajectory of climate change. The Center for Sustainable Energy (ND Energy…
Ruth Carmi is a Ph.D. student in Peace Studies and Sociology. Ruth's research examines the effect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the systematic marginalization of Palestinian women and Jewish women of color. Prior to joining the Kroc Institute, Ruth worked as a human rights lawyer focusing on issues of incitement to racism and violence against Palestinians as well as resource allocation to the Palestinian community in Israel. In this student Q&A, she dives deep into her research and shares her recommendations on how peace education can be improved.…
Madeline Glennon, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, has received a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.
Though the married couple's search began during the Covid-19 pandemic, both researchers landed jobs as postdocs in the same laboratory
Modern American History journal to be based at Notre Dame and co-edited by Dochuk, expanding opportunities for graduate students
Notre Dame historian Darren Dochuk has started his five-year term as co-executive editor of Modern American History, the go-to journal for researchers exploring any facet of 20th-century United States history. He is prioritizing the journal’s commitment to graduate students and new Ph.Ds, he said, as their scholarship is often the most innovative and path-breaking and their need to be published is critical. Ph.D. students at Notre Dame will have opportunities to work as editorial assistants, as the University is serving as MAH’s host institution during Dochuk’s five-year term.
“Everything is better with a heavy metal soundtrack.” This might sound like an odd statement coming from a medievalist who spends his days poring over ancient manuscripts of sermons. But like many elements of Ph.D. candidate Will Beattie’s unorthodox life journey, somehow it all makes sense.
Q&A: Ph.D. student Grace Song Swihart examines visual culture to better understand U.S.-Korea relations
Grace Song Swihart, Ph.D. candidate in history This Q&A is part of an ongoing series with Arts and Letters graduate students. Read more Q&As with graduate students and faculty members here. For history…
Sameer, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, describes himself as an explorer of the cosmos. He studies low density diffuse gas, the invisible matter surrounding galaxies.
The Notre Dame Technology Ethics Center (ND TEC) earlier this year prioritized the creation of the Technology Ethics Postdoctoral Fellows Program, appointing Georgina Curto Rex, Cody Turner, and Carolina Villegas-Galaviz as its inaugural cohort of fellows.