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Graduate School Awards 2015: Distinguished Alumnus, Faculty, and Staff Awards

Author: Mary Hendriksen

p(image-right). !/assets/165382/christopher_roberts.jpg(christopher_roberts)! 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.

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Graduate School Celebrates Its Degree Recipients at Commencement 2015

Author: Mary Hendriksen

p(image-right). !/assets/165363/5.16.15_grad_school_ts.jpg(5)! 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.

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2015 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

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.

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Student Spotlight: Anthony Ruth, Physics

Author: Evan Bryson

p(image-right). !/assets/163560/screen_shot_2015_05_05_at_11.26.22_am.png(screen_shot_2015_05_05_at_11)! 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.

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Sarah Edmands Martin wins Walter Beardsley Award for thesis installation "The Princess & The Beast"

Author: Evan Bryson

p(image-right). !/assets/162210/martin_thumbnail.png(martin_thumbnail)! 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.

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Noted Scholar Jane McAuliffe to Deliver the Graduate School Commencement Address

Author: Mary Hendriksen

p(image-right). !/assets/162197/excerpt_mcauliffe.jpg(excerpt_mcauliffe)! 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.

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ESTEEM student to compete in Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

Author: Gene Stowe

Christopher Cali, an "entrepreneurship master’s (ESTEEM)":http://esteem.nd.edu/ 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.":http://science.nd.edu/news/56320-enlightened-diagnosis-win-second-place-in-cardinal-challenge/

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Reilly Center Welcomes First SRR Cohort

Author: Mark Bourgeois

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":http://reilly.nd.edu/research/research-integrity/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.

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Thanks be to grads! Graduate Student Appreciation Week begins

Author: Evan Bryson

!/assets/157257/square_grads_thanks.png(square_grads_thanks)! 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!

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Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

Author: Carrie Gates

p(image-default). !/assets/154695/david_morris_research_300.jpg(david_morris_research_300)! 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.

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Renee Bouley earns Kirschstein National Research Service Award from NIH

Author: Stephanie Healey

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.”

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Notre Dame Graduate Students Win a Record Amount of Funding through External Grants and Fellowships

Author: Mary Hendriksen

In the past academic year, Notre Dame graduate students were awarded a record amount in fellowships and grants—$4.24 million—from organizations and entities around the world. The 2013-2014 cumulative award amount is $1.1 million more than the previous academic year and represents a 14% increase in the number of students applying for outside awards.

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Notre Dame Graduate School and Reilly Center Win NSF Grant to Study How to Best “Cultivate Cultures” for Ethical Leaders in STEM disciplines

Author: Mary Hendriksen

The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School and John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values have won a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $410,340 for a project that will study what training content and methods most successfully help STEM students become ethical leaders.

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