With her graduate thesis project, University of Notre Dame alumna Charlotte Lux, M.F.A. ’11, set out to redesign a stressful diagnostic procedure women who might have breast cancer undergo in the hopes of making it less traumatic.
Notre Dame Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering graduate student Lionel Pittman is back on campus after traveling to Mannheim, Germany, for the Open European Championship LEGO Robotics tournament.
Dr. Christine Maziar, the Vice President and Senior Associate Provost at the University of Notre Dame, will add to her responsibilities the title of Acting Dean of the Graduate School on Wednesday, August 1. She takes over for outgoing dean Gregory E. Sterling, who left the University to become the Dean of the Yale Divinity School.
The Graduate School has established a new Academic Code that will apply to all students, effective the beginning of the fall 2012 semester. The Code outlines the policies and procedures that govern the academic career of graduate students, establishing guidelines, policies and procedures that both students and the academic programs must adhere to.
Physics graduate student Catherine Rastovski will participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany from July 1 through July 6.
Olivia Remie Constable, a professor in the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for her book project “Christian Perceptions of Muslim Identity in Medieval Spain.”
One of the fortunate few who have a passion and talent for both science and language, Notre Dame geological sciences doctoral candidate Jessica Morrison is quickly making her mark in the world of science journalism.
Hidalgo, a physicist teaching and researching at MIT, focuses some of his most exciting work in network theory on the important theme of human development.
On April 24, 2012, the Graduate School and the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning recognized 50 students from all four divisions with the presentation of the 2011-12 Graduate School/Kaneb Center Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Awards.
The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School recognized 389 master’s and 209 doctoral degree recipients and presented several awards during Commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 19) in the Compton Family Ice Arena.
Thomas Quinn, M.D., gave the commencement speech to the 270 graduates who attended the 2012 University of Notre Dame Graduate School commencement ceremony on Saturday, March 19. The text of Dr. Quinn’s speech can be found here.
Dr. James VanderKam and Dr. John Van Engen have been selected as co-recipients of the James A. Burns Award, with Dr. Brian Baker being selected as the recipient of the Director of Graduate Studies Award. Additionally, Ms. Tracy Cabello was named the recipient of the Graduate Administrative Assistant Award.
The Notre Dame Graduate School is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards, the highest honors bestowed on Notre Dame graduate students.
Christopher B. Roberts, department chair and the George E. and Dorothy Stafford Uthlaut Professor of Chemical Engineering in Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has been named dean of the college effective July 1, 2012. Roberts earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Notre Dame in 1994 and a master’s in the same program two years earlier.
Thomas Quinn, MD (B.S. Notre Dame 1969, MSc Notre Dame 1970), professor and director, Johns Hopkins’ Center for Global Health, has been named the Graduate School’s 2012 Distinguished Alumnus and Commencement speaker for 2012.
Over spring break, the 11 members of the Notre Dame graduate seminar on the transmission of the classical text traveled to Milan, Italy, inspecting and reading manuscripts from the fifth century through the 15th century A.D.
Fifth-year Notre Dame Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering graduate student Marcos Perez-Blanco and his advisor, Prof. Edward Maginn, have authored an article that is the most-read article in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Physical Chemistry B for the year 2011.
Betsy Cornwell, a master’s student in Notre Dame’s Creative Writing Program, has sold her first two novels to Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Both books, written for a young adult audience, have their roots in the science fiction and fantasy genres.
Joseph S. Khalil, a Ph.D. student in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology, has won the 2011-12 Word & World Essay Prize for Doctoral Candidates. Khalil’s essay, “Qoheleth and the Overconfident Preacher,” will be published in the journal’s summer 2012 issue.
The Graduate Student Union (GSU) hosted Notre Dame’s fourth annual Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, February 24, in the Great Hall of the Jordan Hall of Science. Winners were selected in each of the four divisions of the Graduate School.