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For the average incoming freshman, leaving friends and family to go to college for the first time is often an overwhelming experience. But for international students, these nerves and uncertainties are amplified, as they must travel longer distances and face an entirely new culture and language.
That’s where the Notre Dame International Ambassadors step in.
Notre Dame Law School has selected Michael K. Addo to be director of the London Global Gateway Law Program. He will start July 1.
Addo comes to Notre Dame from the University of Exeter as an international law and human rights specialist with more than 25 years of experience in research, teaching, and policy advice.
On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Alert for Europe with an expiration date of September 1, 2017. There are specific events noted on the alert which can be read on the State Department website. Although this updated alert will not impact Notre Dame programs currently underway or planned through September 1, 2017, all travelers should read the alert and be aware of the continued guidance from the State Department:…
Irla Atanda and Abigail Awodele have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the summer 2017 term. Awodele will participate in the China Language Program and Atanda will study in South Africa.
Teresa Kennedy, class of 2016; senior Jenny Ng; and Dominic Romeo, class of ’14, were named to the third cohort entering the Yenching Academy, based at Peking University in Beijing.
The Luksburg Foundation will contribute $100,000 a year for each of the next five years to support an exchange program through which faculty, Ph.D. students, and representatives from Notre Dame can travel to Chile to work, study, and collaborate with the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). The priority will be on promoting faculty exchange and collaborative research work between Notre Dame and PUC.
University of Notre Dame students studying in London have been accounted for and are safe after a terrorist attack Wednesday (March 22) near the British House of Parliament.
Nine University of Notre Dame students serving in internships in the British Parliament are accounted for and safe after an incident Wednesday (March 22) in London.
The largest gathering of alumni, parents, students, and friends of Notre Dame in Asia came together this weekend in Beijing. Centered around Notre Dame International’s seventh Greater China Scholars Weekend, an annual event celebrating the top twenty high school applicants to Notre Dame from the greater China region, the Notre Dame community proved it is flourishing and excited about the future.
At 11 a.m. on this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world.
Notre Dame International (NDI) has released three new grant opportunities to encourage collaborative research between Notre Dame faculty and universities in Latin America, Asia, and Europe.
Scholars from both universities will gather March 12-15 in McKenna Hall to examine the authority and interpretation of the Bible—arguably one of the most disputed topics in the history of ecumenical dialogue.
Notre Dame International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 photo and video contest! Cash prizes were given to the three winners in the photography category, and two in video. There were also two honorable mentions for photography.
Seventeen local youth Shakespeare performers will travel to England to perform at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon.
We thank Ms. Margritz and Ms. Hurson for their letter entitled “A call for transparency from Notre Dame International” which ran in last week’s Observer. We expect that the thoughts expressed in the letter are shared by students who were not accepted to a study abroad program for the upcoming academic year, and in this response we will address the concerns raised and let you know what we’re working on to make the application process a more positive experience.…
Notre Dame International has awarded five grants to faculty collaborating with research partners in universities across the world. The Global Collaboration Initiative (GCI) grants encourage collegial relationships between faculty members to increase Notre Dame’s network with international partner institutions and elevate its reputation as a leading research university.
On Friday, Feb. 24, the International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) will be hosting its fifth visit to the South Bend Center for the Homeless, one way that international students have the opportunity to become more involved in life outside of campus.
Twenty-seven University of Notre Dame students were awarded Fulbright grants in the 2016-17 program.
A message to international students from Michael E. Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization.
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?
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.
Congratulations to Annie Batcheller, Teagan Dillon, and Jack Calvert, who ran the historic Athens Marathon on November 13.
Students in Vittorio Montemaggi’s class concluded a series of international trips with a visit to Kraków and Auschwitz.
The search continues for a new permanent Law Program Director, as Geoffrey Bennett retires. Former Visiting Professor Randy J. Kozel takes over in the interim.