Catch up: Brexit

Author: Rina Buznea

EU And UK Flags

What will Brexit mean for the future of UK trade? We discussed with experts from the University of Cambridge, UCL, Georgetown, NYU, Cato Institute, and Paris II-Sorbonne.

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Notre Dame ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad participation in 2016 Open Doors report

Author: Joya Helmuth

The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame fourth among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2014-15. This represents a significant increase from the University’s ranking of #10 last year in the annual Open Doors report

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International Taste of South Bend event enjoys record attendance of local restaurants and guests

Author: Joya Helmuth

Itsb Logo

The annual International Taste of South Bend event held on campus in November by Notre Dame International brought 16 local, ethnic restaurants to Stepan Center. Over 1,000 Notre Dame students and community members came to taste a variety of offerings including Mediterranean, Italian, Mexican, Indian, Japanese, Cajun, Jamaican, and Chinese food. Entertainment was provided by Notre Dame student groups.…

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Prof. Beihammer comes to Rome for a conference on King Peter I and to launch the new research project in collaboration with the Vatican Library

Author: Costanza Montanari

The conference Knighthood, Crusades, and Diplomacy in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Time of King Peter I of Cyprus, which took place in the Rome Global Gateway on October 14-16, 2016, chose a fascinating figure in the history of the crusades as focal point in order to explore numerous facets of the late medieval Eastern Mediterranean.

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Arts and Letters Junior Helps Abandoned Children in China

Author: Carrie Gates and Todd Boruff

Arts and Letter junior Emily Vincent discovered Chunmiao Little Flower on a service trip during high school in 2013. There, she learned the extent of China’s issue with orphaned and abandoned children. There are an estimated 600,000 abandoned children in China—98 percent of whom have disabilities. That first experience set the course for Vincent’s future—and, ultimately, led her to choose Notre Dame, inspired by the University’s devotion to human solidarity and concern for the common good.

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Art history professor Giles Waterfield dies

Giles Waterfield

Staff and students were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Giles Waterfield on November 5, 2016.

Scholarship helps King Fok on his way to becoming an orthopedic surgeon

King Fok Receiving Award

Sociology and pre-med student, King Fok, has been awarded the Lord Acton Memorial Scholarship for his semester of study at the London Global Gateway.

Notre Dame to dedicate new center in Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey

The new Notre Dame Center at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, will be dedicated on Aug. 25 (Thursday) with a Mass in the abbey’s Gothic Chapel, an academic convocation and a blessing of the center’s headquarters in Kylemore’s Saint Joseph Hall.