Interning in Rome for the U.S. Missions: a unique opportunity

Author: Costanza Montanari

The best way for students to be an active part of the city and use their linguistic and academic knowledge in a working environment is to do an internship, and what better place to start than one of the top three U.S. presences in Italy?

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As a matter of fact, four Notre Dame students studying abroad in Rome have had the opportunity to intern at the U.S. Embassy in Italy, the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See, and the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, and more are to come.

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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

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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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Notre Dame International associate director appointed to NAFSA leadership position for consular affairs

David Younger, Notre Dame International associate director of off-campus programs, was recently appointed chair of the Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) committee in the NAFSA Association of International Educators. He will serve in this role for two years.

Art history professor Giles Waterfield dies

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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.