News

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

Read More

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.…

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Master of Global Affairs degree now available from Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs

Author: Joan Fallon

The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs. The program is designed to prepare new generations of leaders and agents of change in governments, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, and the private sector.

Read More

Global affairs scholar Tamara Kay to join Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs

Author: Joan Fallon

Tamara Kay

Tamara Kay, a scholar with extensive experience in Latin America and Africa, will join the new Keough School of Global Affairs as associate professor of global affairs, according to Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School. Kay will hold a joint appointment in the Notre Dame Department of Sociology.

Read More

Father Jenkins leads University delegation to Mexico for Global Forum: Latin America

Author: Shannon Roddel

Scenic view at Basilica of Guadalupe with Mexico City skyline

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is joining a University delegation this week on a trip to Mexico City to continue strengthening relationships and growing Notre Dame’s presence in academic, business, Church and government sectors there.

The trip, which includes Global Forum: Latin America, is designed to bring together University leaders including Father Jenkins and Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost, along with alumni, parents and friends to explore global issues in the context of the University’s mission to promote human solidarity and concern for the common good, with a particular focus on Latin America.

Read More