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Students, alumni, parents and friends gather in Beijing to honor Greater China Scholars and tour new Beijing Global Gateway

Author: Joya Helmuth

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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.

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A response to our students regarding study abroad

Author: Rosemary Max

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.…

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Grants awarded for faculty research collaborations with institutions in China, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and India

Author: Joya Helmuth

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.

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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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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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