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.
The Center for Italian Studies is pleased to announce that Giulia Maria Gliozzi, a first year PhD student in Italian Studies at Notre Dame, has received the Grandgent Award of the Dante Society of America for the best essay submitted by a graduate student.
Lenai Taylor Johnson '22 MGA Lenai Taylor Johnson (MGA ’22) isn’t sure how much people know about peace and security issues related to nuclear weapons, but she is working to ensure they know more—even using Instagram and TikTok to broach the topic with younger, more diverse groups.…
Joseph Earl Thomas' debut book—Sink: A Memoir—is forthcoming from Grand Central Publishing in February 2023. The Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame will host a reading by the 2019 MFA alumnus on April 19th, 2023.
The University of Notre Dame has been ranked as the No. 15 top graduate school for entrepreneurship by The Princeton Review as part of its annual “Top 50 Undergraduate and Top 50 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies” rankings. While the University’s ESTEEM Graduate Program, a one-year professional master’s degree conferring a Master of Science in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, is the primary driver behind this distinction, the University’s total entrepreneurial profile also includes programming and course work offerings from the Mendoza College of Business and the Keough School of Global Affairs. The 2023 rankings were announced by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine on Nov. 15. The rankings are based on data from the publication’s annual survey of more than 300 colleges and universities that offer entrepreneurship studies and programs.
Meet Jack O’Meara, Ashley Kalinauskas and Dan Kervick, founders and CEOs of three companies, each having a profound impact on the world. They have one thing in common: All are graduates of the ESTEEM Graduate Program, a one-year professional master’s program at the University of Notre Dame that confers a master of science in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.
From the MI Podcast: Writing a book on used books! Eleonora Celora (Ph.D. candidate) discusses the art of liturgical manuscripts
In this episode, hosts Ben and Will sat down with Eleonora Celora, a Ph.D. candidate at the Medieval Institute. Celora's research focuses on hagiography (writing a biography in a way that flatters or idealizes the subject) and its manifestation in Western liturgical manuscripts.
Postdoctoral research associate Eckhart Spalding brings his childhood dreams of discovering other planets to life
Eckhart Spalding, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, develops instrumentation for taking observations of exoplanets: planets that orbit other stars.
Emma Jackson, second-year student in the Master of Global Affairs (Peace Studies) program, reflects on her experience, professional interests, and aspirations.